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Printed Giant Cupcake Shell Tutorial

Posted by Alex328 This is a simple tutorial on how to make put prints on traditional chocolate giant cupcake "wrapper" shell without using the giant cupcake pan/mold. List of Materials clean recycled dome container / lid paint brush candy melts or white chocolate melting wafers candy food colors toothpicks Prepare your materials. For the mold, you could actually use any size or any design container that you find. For this project, the recycled containner was a mini donut container bought from the grocery store. This fits a 6" cake perfectly. Melt... read more

How to Make a Death Star Cake

Posted by Smurfesque This Death Star Cake was such fun to make that you just won't know when to stop! It is made of Dark Chocolate Mud Cake and filled and covered in Dark Chocolate Ganache then grey Sugar-paste. Use two 8.5" or 9" metal kitchen bowls to bake the cakes. List of Materials Dark Chocolate Mud Cake Ingredients to fill two 8.5" metal bowls 500g unsalted butter 500g dark chocolate 2 tablespoon instant coffee 2-2/3 cups warm water 3 cups self raising flour 2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 4 eggs 2 teaspoon vanilla Dark Chocolate Ganache Ingredients 1.2 kg... read more

How To Make a 3D Fire Helmet Cake

Posted by thecakemaker Step-by-step Instructions on making a 3-D Fireman's Helmet Cake This cake was made as a “his” cake for a “his and her’s” bridal shower for friends of mine in New York.  It would also make a great grooms cake or birthday cake. It helps to have a picture of a helmet or a plastic fire helmet to get your dimensions.  I was lucky enough to be able to borrow an actual fire helmet for this one. 1. First, the shield for the front of the helmet. You want to make this in advance so it can dry.  I made mine from a picture of a New York fire... read more

Sculpted Cake: How to Make a 3D Owl Cake

Posted by nightowl The inspiration for this cake was a cake I saw on the cover of Debbie Brown's Magical Cakes. I altered the idea to create an academic themed cake for my grad advisor's birthday, dressed in academic regalia from her alma matter. The owl has a to-do list for her students. 1. To construct the owl cake, use a 13"x19" sheet cake, one sports ball cake, and one pair of mini bundt cakes. It is best to use a stiff consistency cake. For this particular cake, I used sour cream pound cake. I cut the 13"x19" cake into six sections: 4 roughly 6.5"x8", and... read more

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