ZEBRA PATTERNS
 

I try to make my life less complicated when decorating cakes.  Although I love using brush for painting, making a little mistake can take a while to repair.  When trying to paint zebra patterns over white fondant it can get even measier. So here is a quick and easy wait to get perfect zebra patterns on fondant.

All you need is:
  • White fondant
  • Dark fondant (chocolate in this picture)

For instructions please click HERE

 
                                                                                                                                 


The little mermaid cake was a hit at this 7th birthday party!!  All the girls wanted to eat Ariel’s flower and the boys wanted to eat the eyes… yes, that’s kids nature :). This time, I stayed away from the typical chocolate cake and ventured with a “peaches and cream” cake. A regular sour cream cake with pieces of peaches and filled with pastry filling (similar to whipped cream) with peach pieces as well in order to stay in the same flavor subject. The cake was then covered in butter cream using the star tip method.  It was a hit with both children and adults alike!


You will need:
  • Brown Fondant
  • Gel colors (brown or black for the nose and eyes)
  • Spaghetti (to support the head of the bear, and if you like, the limbs as well)
  • Toothpick
  • One piping tip (any size)

To see full post please click HERE.

Ok, I was browsing the web and I found this. I’m really curious how this works and how useful it will be. I guess I have to wait until they post any videos, but here is the information and the link to the product.

Online-only preview April 12, HSN Network Premiere April 14

From the people who brought you the Gypsy and turned the world of scrapbooking on its head, comes the Cricut Cake Personal Electronic Cutter. Launching exclusively at HSN, this design system is specifically for decorating cakes, cupcakes, cookies and confections – making crafting sweeter than ever!

Similar to existing Cricut machines, the Cricut Cake is made with stainless steel for easy cleaning and safe for use with food. It is also compatible with existing Cricut cartridges.

http://www.hsn.com/cricut-cake-personal-electronic-cutter_at-5049_xa.aspx?rid=1761x

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I enjoyed making this pink fondant teddy bear.  It was fun and very easy. The step-by-step instructions below may seem too long, but it just me posting so many pictures… so don’t be discouraged.  Before I begin, I would like to first say: don’t worry how your teddy bear is looking like as you make it, it all comes together at the end.
You will need:
1. Pink fondant for the teddy bear
2. A small amount of dark fondant for the scarf
3. A small amount of additional colored fondant for the silk rose (in this case orange) 
4. Black gel food color for eyes and nose
5. Any icing tip for mouth markings
6. A fondant baller
7. Piping gel (or food flavoring or vodka) to ‘glue’ fondant pieces
8. Decorating brush / Pearl dust brush (optional)
9. Wilton cutter / embosser
10. Like always, toothpicks (esential tools for cake decorating)
11. Read, “Working with Fondant” that I have previously posted.
 

I created this fun and colorful Tinkerbell cake for a baby shower in late November. The mom-to-be was a chocoholic, so I themed the flavor of this cake as “Death by Chocolate”.

The cake was … CLICK HERE for full post.

1. Roll fondant 1/16 in thick in desired color.

2. Cut 2 bow loops, 1 bow center and 2 streamers using a Fondant Cutter.

3. Cleck HERE for full post

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