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Posts By Cake Decorating

Carving a shaped cake

Nov 4, 2014 | 3

Here we show you how to use a template to cut and chamfer a square sponge cake into a useful heart shape, ready for decorating.

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Pouring Fondant Icing

Oct 31, 2014 | 2

To get an even coating, especially over the corners and edges of mini cakes, is a skill worth mastering with the help of this handy video.

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Cake Decorating at the Cake & Bake Show

Oct 28, 2014 | 1

As you may be aware, we attended the Cake and Bake Show at London’s Earls Court earlier this month, and it was a great success! As well as having a Photo Booth for visitors to our stand to have their … Read More

Covering a Cake with Sugarpaste

Oct 21, 2014 | 6

The trick to creating an impressive, smooth finish is to use one sheet of sugarpaste and release any air bubbles – our guide shows you just how to do this over a crumb coated cake.

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Crumb coating a Cake with Buttercream

Oct 20, 2014 | 3

For great results on large tiered or cakes, see how to seal in the crumbs with buttercream to create the best surface for decorating with sugarpaste.

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Levelling Cakes

Oct 19, 2014 | 2

For a lovely smooth top surface or a well-balanced tier you need to level off your cakes, so watch this video for all the tips you need.

 

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Using a Drop Flower Nozzle

Oct 18, 2014 |

This is the easiest way to pipe flowers with a neat squeeze and twist of the piping bag using a drop flower nozzle.

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Piping Dots

Oct 16, 2014 | 1

Watch this clear technique for piping evenly sized dots and balls, depending on your nozzle size, and for getting rid of undesirable peaks.

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Making Perfect Buttercream

Oct 15, 2014 | 1

Smooth and delicious buttercream is an essential cake decorating ingredient, so just follow these steps for soft and creamy buttercream whatever the occasion.

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Piping Lines and ZigZags

Oct 15, 2014 |

Learn how to control piping for neat lines and zigzags that you’ll find invaluable for decorating cupcakes, cookies and cakes.

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