I decided my first Cake Stacking post needed a follow up. 🙂 When I am getting ready to stack I level each layer (look at that yumminess I’m cutting off the top) and then place the bottom layer on a cake board, even if its the bottom tier. Using a
These are really popular right now and these are a couple of my favorites from this past year. The bare minimum look can add a rustic feel or even a different kind of elegance, depending on the surroundings. I love the tree trunk stand but the brass and silver is
Yes seriously. This cake was so fun- I told Natalie that when she is 14 maybe she can start wearing make-up and I’ll make her this cake (even though this one was for an 8 year old!) For the back of the make-up case I cut out cardboard, glued Popsicle
When making flowers that will sit on top of the cake I don’t use the toothpick trick like I did with THESE gumpaste flowers that needed to support themselves. Instead I use cupcake pans (or empty egg containers or anything!) and Saran Wrap. Lots and lots of Saran Wrap. I
Of course the piping isn’t perfect but I love how it turned out. HERE are some cake stacking tips if you need them, then my favorite Royal Icing recipe is what you need to prep next. I added just a little yellow food coloring to it so it would have
To make this cake I used actual tools to get the right shape and size of my fondant decorations. I wiped them down and then placed saran wrap over the fondant before making my impressions. Then I just cut around the indentations. I think my favorite part is the little
I cant get enough of how beautiful this is!! The dresses hanging along the window…..(!!!!!) I need those heart eye emoticons here. I was only in charge of the cake and the rose technique made it easy to make it beautiful. Go HERE for the step by step photo tutorial.
This was so fun. The inspiration came from this cartoon and I thought it was the cutest idea! To make the superman layer I ripped the fondant and then gently started pressing red fondant along the edges. For the badges across the front I printed up the ones I wanted
This is HEAVEN. Not even joking. When I first tried it I thought “THIS is what I always wished the inside of a twinkie tasted like!” It’s light and fluffy- people ask me if there’s whipped cream in it. It pipes out beautifully too- the butter makes it so silky.
This combines a few techniques- Smooth Frosting, Cake Stacking, and the perfect Royal Icing. Then the fun part is the SWIRLING! I love it. I do a bunch of ideas on a sheet of wax paper so that I can refer to it as I go. What is nice is