Making A Two-Tiered Cake

I have received a request for help with a cake and wanted to let everyone see the steps I take to make a two-tiered cake.  The requester is making a 10″ and 12″ tiered cake so I will use these in my instructions.  This is a picture of one of …

Make your own Cake Boards

Make your own Cake Boards Tutorial

It can be really difficult to find sturdy cake boards that don’t cost a fortune.  I have tried several types of disposable plates and boards, all with disappointing results.  Besides the cost, you are also limited on the colors (white, silver or gold).  One day I had a damaged cake board, that …

How to make a Guitar Cake

How to make a Guitar Cake

I have made several guitar cakes for clients and have always had a great time making them.  They are relatively easy to make and don’t really require any unique tools unless you want to make the fondant butterflies, music notes, stars and flowers shown above.  Whether you are planning to make …

How to make a Fish Cake

Making a fish cake is pretty easy depending on the level of detail you want.  Like other shaped cakes, you dont need to buy a cake pan to make the cake one time.  There are several images on the internet.  With a sheet of foam board or cardboard, you can …

Valentine's Day Cupcake Designs

Valentine’s Day Cupcake Designs

Valentine’s Day is just a couple weeks away and I’m sure you’ll want to make cupcakes for your child’s class, a party or even your co-workers.  Here’s a couple of ideas for some quick and easy decorations: 1. Make heart shaped cupcakes!  Put a marble (or some rolled foil) between the cupcake liner …

Superbowl Dessert Ideas

Superbowl Dessert Ideas

With the Superbowl just a few days away, let’s look at some ideas I found out there for your Superbowl party: 1.  Keep your decorations simple.  Use black and white striped cupcake liners (I found them at Michael’s) and a plastic whistle.  Put a good size dollop of buttercream on …

How To Make Fondant Horseshoes

How To Make Fondant Horseshoes

If you’re making a western cake then you’ll want to put some horseshoes on it, right?  Well, here’s an easy way to make some horseshoes: What you will need Chocolate fondant Rolling pin Circle cutters (various sizes) OR Alphabet cutters – the letter “C” Instructions 1.  Determine the size of …