Cake Decorating Techniques & Tips

Check out different cake decorating techniques and tips. Learn the basics of cake-making and how certain looks where achieved.

Icing a cake

Icing a Cake Smoothly

Icing a cake to a smooth finish is quite challenging for a beginner to learn. It is, however, worth the time to learn how to do it. It takes a lot of p's - patience, persistence and practice, practice, practice!

Cake Decorating Tips Guide

One of the cake decorator's essential tools are cake decorating tips. They are also called icing tips, cake tips or pastry tips. These tips are mostly available in metal but there are some plastic ones available ...

Tiered cakes

How to Make Tiered Cakes

Are you ready to take your cake to the next level? Well, I'm talking about making tiered cakes. You know those ones that are stacked on top of another, making the cake higher and with different levels...

Fondant loop bow

Fondant Loop Bow Tutorial

Learn how to make a fondant loop bow to decorate your cakes with. This kind of bow have a lot of loops, just like the ready made bows that you slap on your gifts to make it more festive...

Gum paste teacup

Gum Paste Teacup Tutorial

This tutorial for gum paste teacup is long overdue. I made this teapot cake quite a while back with the little teacups. And while I've always meant to include a step-by step guide ...

Gum paste Venetian mask tutorial

Gum Paste Venetian Mask Tutorial

A few weeks back I was asked to make a masquerade theme cake by a friend in celebration of her 25th birthday. The first thing that came to my mind is that it's got to have a mask,...

How to Make Sparkly Cupcake Toppers

A step by step guide on how to create a sparkly cupcake topper.

How to make a Rose Petal Ruffle Cake

Step by step tutorial on how to make a rose petal ruffle cake. 

How to Make a Blingy Wafer Paper Bunting Banner

Here’s a tutorial on how to make an easy, blingy wafer paper bunting.  

How to Make Wafer Paper Ruffles and Bows

Here is a tutorial on how I made the ruffles and bow on the bottom tier of the Breakfast at Tiffany’s first birthday cake...

Russian Piping Tips Guide

I finally got my hands on these Russian piping tips!  I keep seeing them everywhere and honestly at first I was just really intrigued and curious, and that is why I got it...

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