Tutorial: Internal Structure For a Moving Swing and Flying Carpet

Here is a picture tutorial for the internal  structure of my Princess cake with the moving swing and the flying carpet. Hope it will be of help to some of you in some way. You could try this or go one step further and make the swing automated  and  make it move at a press […]

Story Book Cake Tutorial

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For those of you who love reading, this is the perfect cake!! Also for those of you who read to your kids, this is also a great cake to make. I love reading, and I love to read with my son. Also, this is not difficult to make and you can recreate your own story. […]

Lemon Meringue Pie

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Lemon Meringue Pie (makes 1-9inch tart or 4-3inch tarts ) Pastry: 170g/6oz plain flour Pinch salt 100g/3.5oz butter 1 egg yolk (save the white and add it to the other whites for the meringue!) 2 tbsp ice cold water Rub the fat into the flour with the salt until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs (I do […]

Chick in Egg Cupcake Topper

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1. You need a smooth round ball of white modelling paste, this is for the shell. 2. Squish this down into a circle. It doesn’t have to be neat. 3. Using a scalpel, cut triangles out around the edge to make the cracking shell. 4. Push this into a paint palette using a ball tool […]

3D Animal Cupcakes

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The other day I wanted to make some animal cupcakes, but I wanted to make them different, so I started  thinking in using the cupcake as the body of the animal and just add the head and other parts of the body. I played with my idea and voilá, these super cute animals, super sweet […]

Doctored Mix Churro Recipe

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  Doctored Mix Churro Recipe 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 tablespoon cinnamon Vegetable oil 1 egg 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 cup milk 2 cups baking mix, such as Bisquick Combine sugar and cinnamon and set aside. Begin to heat 1-inch of oil in a frying pan to 350  F. Working quickly so oil will […]

How to Make Gummy Gems

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I love the look of hard candy gems on cakes but the process of working with hot sugar and isomalt is always a little off putting to me.  Typically the hard candy gems are tossed to the side because they can not be eaten with the cake; and all my hard work is thrown away. So I set out […]

Pink Umbrella IC Winner

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Our Pink Umbrella Inspiration Challenge lifted our spirits and helped us forget the winter weather for a minute. For the original inspiration and rules, visit the contest announcement. The winner of the challenge is… Congratulations to the Pink Umbrella Inspiration Challenge Winner Christian S  for this sweet little cake. We love the hand painted touches and the romantic cherry […]