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How to Make a 3D Wedding Dress Cake

Posted by Soepkip [featuredcakes] This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to make a wedding dress cake. This project is perfect for engagement cakes, bridal shower cakes, Quinceañera dress cake. 1. We are going to make an all edible wedding dress cake. Of course you can use this also for making an evening gown. 2. Bake two cakes. I have used 1 half bowl 12cms and 1 small kids cake pan also 12cms. The more people, the bigger your cake pans, the bigger your cakes. 3. Fill your cakes like you are used to with creme and jam or what you... read more

How to make a Knitted Sweater Cake with collar and bow

  How to make a Knitted Sweater Cake with collar and bow Great idea for Ugly Sweater Themed Holiday Cakes! by lanana     Knitted Sweater Cake This is a different version of my Polo shirt cake. My mom and I saw a cake like this from Colette Peters, as usual my mom (who doesn't know anything about cakes ) told me: This is Crazy loops all the way !!! (SHE IS A VISIONARY), We tried the effect and it actualy worked. So, This is the first time I ever make this cake, so there are some mistakes I would change for sure. lucky you,  I am the one who is giving it... read more

How to Make a Christmas Baubles Cake

How to make a Christmas Baubles Cake  by lanana       Christmas Baubles Cake Already Stacked         Baked cakes These are the cakes that I baked for these balls: For the small one I used the soccer ball pan from Wilton, For the bigger one (my mom gave me this Idea) I used a medium Pyrex bowl, just make sure is regular oven safe. Also (and this is important) make sure you put the same amount of batter before baking. I only have one bowl, So I baked one half cake first then the other half. I forgot to measure how many cups batter... read more

Buttercream Roses - The Wilton Method

Posted by Anonymous Flowers are certainly the most traditional and most admired way to top a cake. Roses are the most impressive, beautiful and popular of all icing flowers. A rose is created in a number of steps. [swfobj src="http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=5752332822979592750&hl=en&fs=true"] instructions Step 1 Make the rose base, using tip 12 and Flower Nail #7. Hold the bag straight up, the end of tip 12 slightly above the center of your waxed paper-covered flower nail, which is held in your other hand. Using firm and steady... read more

How to Make a Box of Crayons Cake

By tguegirl   I've gotten a bunch of requests for this, so thought I would post instructions. First of all, all credit and many thanks goes to kiraboo for the original idea.   STEP 1 Start by stacking sheet cakes into an 11X15 rectangle (I only had 9X13 pans, and so baked three and cut them up until I got the proper size.) Make sure to bake them high enough, as you'll need some height for the ice cream cones to fit on the side. On one end, carve out a semicircle shape with three arches for the crayons. Again, be careful not to carve away too much of... read more

4 tier Sprinkle covered cake

Posted by bellacakecreations This is how I constructed my 4 tier wedding cake covered in non pariels. There is probably an easier way to do it but this is just the way I decided to do it. If you find an easier way please share it with all of us. List of Materials sprinkles--non pariels 4-5 lbs ribbon 1/2" dowel white chocolate ganached* and fondant covered cakes **ganache is optional...It is just what I do prior to fondant to make sharp corners This cake started as sprinkles for my five year old to decorate cupcakes with and then......voila. My bride... read more

How To Make A Sugar Bottle

Posted by MYOM-Dominic Learn how to make a sugar bottle mold with CopyFlex Food Grade Silicone. Sugar bottles are greatly valued by cake decorators and sugar artists who use them to create sugar beer bottles and edible wine bottles for grooms cakes and birthday cakes. Filmmakers, stagecraft special effects artists and theatre prop specialists use sugar bottle molds to create breakaway glass bottles that can be safely broken over a person or object without causing injury. Isomalt and cooked sugar (also called sugar glass, candy glass, fake glass and edible... read more

How to Make a Gumpaste Baby Shoes

Posted by grannys3angels Great idea for baby shower cake topper, or for baby shower cupcakes toppers This baby bootie (baby shoe) pattern is for the right shoe. To make the left show, just flip it over after cutting. List of Materials gumpaste exacto knife cotton balls (optional)   Print out pattern Cut out pattern Lay Baby Shoe Pattern on rolled out gumpaste After cutting out your gumpaste line (A) up with (B) till you get it the way you like. Then pull (C) across and line up with (D) and place in a position that you are pleased with Then... read more

How To Make Your Own Lace Molds

Posted by MYOM-Dominic Many pastry chefs, sugar artists, cake decorators and master bakers have longed to accommodate a popular request made by the modern bride which is to have the lace from her dress reproduced in sugar on her wedding cake. Products used in this video can be purchased from www.MakeYourOwnMolds.com Silicone Plastique - is an amazing mold putty that has the consistency of cookie dough and is very easy to mix and apply. Created by a chef in order to bring the art of mold making into both commercial and home kitchens, Silicone Plastique® has... read more

How To Make a Buttercream Poinsettia

Posted by thecakemaven How To Make Buttercream Poinsettias. Here is a step-by-step technique, from making beautiful poinsettia flowers in buttercream or royal icing. This Cake Decorating idea is great for holiday cakes and cookies. Tools Needed: Buttercream Icing Recipe Or Royal Icing Recipe Decorating Bags or Parchment Triangles Tip #366 Tip #352 Tip #3 1. Use tip #366 to pipe your first petal 2. Use tip #366 to pipe your second petal (You can work in a clockwise, or counter-clockwise direction, whichever is most comfortable for you) 3. Use tip... read more

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