Archive for the ‘Cake Decorating’ Category

How to Make an Ice Cream Cake

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Hi friends, Jenny here from JennyCookies.com!   One of my favorite summer desserts to make is an Ice Cream Cake.  My whole family loves to help make them, especially when they get to choose the flavors.  You won’t believe how simple they are to make.  So easy even small children can help! Plus, ice cream cakes are great for any summer birthday party you might have coming up!

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Mini Cakes for Birthdays and Every Day

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

We all know great things come in small packages, so we’ve assembled some small-but-mighty mini birthday cake ideas that work beautifully as individual servings or as smash cakes. From mermaid cakes that can work for beach or pool parties to floral cakes and even a classic (and gluten-free!) chocolate cake, we’ve got the tiny cakes you need for a tremendous celebration. After all, anything worth doing well…is worth doing well in miniature.

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How to Cover a Cake with Fondant

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

How to Cover a Cake with Fondant

If you’ve always wondered how to cover a cake with fondant, you’ve come to the right place! Perfect for giving you that nice, clean finish on your cake, fondant is an edible dough that can be used to cover cakes and make decorations.

In this article, we’ll cover prepping your cake, smoothing your fondant and everything in between. We’ll prepare you for any troubleshooting issues and tell you how to get the best results with ease.

Beginners, never fear! Fondant can be fun and we’re here to show you how!

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11 Easy No-Bake Desserts

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Beat the heat with these easy no-bake desserts. There’s no need to turn on your oven – keep it cool and easy by adding your own flair to store-bought treats. Top cupcakes with homemade candy toppers or use store-bought cookies to make your own ice cream sandwiches (great for summer birthday parties).

With these quick and simple projects, you can enjoy the sweet taste of summer without breaking a sweat!

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Decorative Sugars, Pearls and Sprinkles: A Beginner’s Guide

Friday, May 10th, 2019

If you’ve ever shaken decorative sugar containers like maracas before gleefully showering your cupcakes, you know the joy that sprinkles can bring. Ground up into a fine dusting or pressed into shapes, plain or bright, there’s a big wide world of toppings out there waiting to add color and whimsy to your baked sweets, desserts and ice cream. Here’s our guide to what they are and how to use them.

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How to Make 6 Easy Buttercream Cake Borders

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Ready to graduate from spatula icing to learning how to make buttercream cake borders? We’ve got 6 techniques for you to try that will give you professional-looking results, even if you’re a buttercream beginner.

We’ve arranged these buttercream border techniques in order of difficulty, from “not so scary” to “I’m feeling brave today.” If you feel like you need a little practice, try them out on some parchment paper or a countertop before attempting to pipe them directly on your cake.

All of these borders will work on a round, square or loaf cake—just pick a technique and follow the shape along the top or bottom border. Still need a visual? Scroll down for our helpful video.

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Unicorn Birthday Party Ideas

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Hi! My name’s Sheri Wilson, a self-taught home baker and creator of @cakedesignsbysheri on Instagram. I am super excited to share this fun unicorn birthday cake project with you! Whether you’re a beginner or a pro at decorating cakes, this unicorn cake is a great project for everyone. Wilton Candy Melts candy makes it easy to achieve ganache drips on your cake, as well as being able to customize it to your favorite color!

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How to Decorate a Cake: 4 Easy Ways

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

If you’re wondering how to decorate a plain cake quickly, we’ve got 4 easy ways to make Insta-worthy cakes for a birthday, shower or party. A perfect cake doesn’t have to be complicated – it can be as easy as adding a few colorful sprinkles. All you need are a few basic tools and some bold color to deliver picture-perfect results that are trendy, memorable and won’t wreck your budget (or your kitchen).

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Give the Gift of Mother’s Day Desserts

Friday, April 19th, 2019

Win the favorite kid contest once and for all with Mother’s Day desserts that are easy, cheerful, bright and perfect to cap off a fancy brunch or accompany a simple card. Foam ornaments and flowers are nice, but why not personalize a pretty cake or make delicious flower cookies? Mom always did like gifts made with your own two little hands, so DIY some tasty treats that show her she’s the best.

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6 Cheerful Spring Desserts

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

 

6 Spring Dessert Ideas

The air is warmer, the birds are singing, and we’ve got colorful springtime desserts on our minds. That’s why we’re sharing spring treats perfect for parties, showers and Easter dessert tables. From a sumptuous garden-themed cake to easy fondant overlays you can place on cookies and decorate with edible markers or paint, here are some our favorite treat ideas to put some spring in your step. (more…)