Christmas Tutorials

Sugar Buttons Gingerbread Man Cake Decorating Mould

This food safe silicone mould will make a detailed Gingerbread Man character with a hand sculpted finish. This mould also contains a stocking and candy cane, perfect for any Christmas cake decorating project. Visit our website to see more ideas using this product and more from the Sugar Buttons range
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Beginner Cakes

Cookie Cake Pops – How To Make Cake Pops Cookies

Cookie Cake Pops How To Make Cake Pops Ever thought of making cookie cake pops (cookies on a stick) but were too intimidated? This project is for you!! Cookie pops are a great way to beautifully present your cookies with a lot of impact. And despite what you may have heard they aren’t hard to make. Just follow my step-by-step instructions and you will be producing amazing pops in no time at all! Let the cookie goddess Janine at show you four different techniques for getting outstanding and stunning results. These cookie pops are sure to be a huge hit…
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Edible Topiary Tree Tutorial By Nicole Lang – Learn How to Make Cake

    Topiary Tree Tutorial- Learn How to Make Cake By Nicole Lang Go on a wonderful journey and learn how to make cake with Nicole Lang as she shows you are to make this topiary tree.                               YOU WILL NEED: 2 Days ahead- 2 dozen   2”, 3”, 4”  pre-decorated assorted fall theme sugar cookies Make extra for breakage! 6   1” Fondant Pumpkins 12   ½” Fondant Acorns Optional Materials Wired Ribbon Scissors Urn or decorative Pot – 5” wide at the mouth 12” Styrofoam Cone Topiary…
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Feature Articles

5 Wedding Cake Trends That Will Be All the Rage in 2020

It is said that a celebration, or in this case, a wedding, is nothing to write home about if there is no cake. And we heartily agree! Regardless of your financial power or design, your wedding cake is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to bring out your creative juices, magnify your wedding décor, and the best part of all; please the guests with a delicious treat as the wedding winds case you plan to wed in this New Year, take time and check out these unmatched wedding cake styles that will be the highlight of 2020. Ranging from edible flowers, bold colors…
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Artist Spotlight

Lily Sugar Flower Steps by James Rosselle

Lily Sugar Flower Steps By James Rosselle You will need: Gum paste Groove board Rolling pin Lily cutter and Veiner set () Tweezers Ball tools set and mini pizza wheel cutter () 24 gage white wire cut into ¼ A Foam pad   Set up your station.↓ The make-up of a Lily: A lily flower has six petals (three large and three small), a center and six stamens. I will take you through the process of making this six petal blossom! Step 1: Roll gum paste ↓ Note: I use my line of Gum Paste (James Rosselle Gum Paste) which…
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Gelatin Art Tutorials

Gelatin Balloon Dog by Tami Utley

3D Gelatin Art - Gelatin Balloon Dog By Tami Utley 3d gelatin art balloon dog instructions: Materials: Long Balloons (as for balloon animals) Balloon Pump Unflavored Gelatin Americolor Super Red Gel Food Color (or airbrush color) Black food marker (black gel food color will work) Toothpick, (tweezers or clamp optional) Medium microwave safe bowl Duct tape Shortening Ruler Measuring Spoon Styrofoam or slotted plate (cooling rack will work) Paintbrush Scissors Paper Towels Step 1: Gelatin mixture: 2 parts cold water to 1 part unflavored gelatin (like Knox).    I used 6 tablespoons water and 3 tablespoons gelatin.  However, this is not…
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Edible Pinwheels by James Rosselle

Edible Pinwheels By James Rosselle Edible Pinwheels instructions: Step 1: To start, you will need gum paste, rolling pin, and a square cutter. ↓ Step 2: Roll out gum paste. Cut out a square piece. Set aside. Cut a piece of an edible image the same size as the square. ↓ Step 3: Spread a small amount of shortening onto the square piece of gum paste. ↓ Step 4: Carefully lay the edible image over the square piece of gum paste. Make sure to smooth out any ruffles if you have any. ↓ Step 5: Using a pairing knife, cut…
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Miniature Sugar Portraits

Sugar Portraits By Rosemary Galpin I have had many requests for instructions for making the “Vintage Porcelain Miniatures” on my hat inspired cake created for the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show in 2012. Supplies & Tools You Will Need: Fondant (with a bit of Ty lose) or Gum Paste Edible Image of Your Choice Edible Glue Shortening (I prefer high ratio) Powdered Sugar Confectioner's Glaze Rolling Pin (pasta machine optional) Cutting Surface Cutter (shape appropriate to edible image) Ball Tools (Small-Medium-Large) Exacto Knife Plastic Wrap   After printing your image using edible paper, decide what size/shape would best suit your…
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Cake Idea – Chinese Tree Peony

  Cake Idea - Chinese Tree Peony By Shaile Socher Supplies and Tools Wire 20g, 24g 26g, Gumpaste pale Lemon Yellow  (Americolor) Tear drop cutters (Ateco) Egg white, Crisco, cornstarch Silk Veining tool (Jem) Dusting Colors Cosmos, Pink, Magenta (CK Products) Yellow Cornmeal Yellow Cotton Thread Flat angled paint brushes (Michaels craft store) Green floral tape Celboard Celpad Rolling Pins Plastic flap Pallet knife Steamer Apple or avocado trays (for more product information scroll to the bottom of the article) Stigma   Step 1   Roll a small pea size ball of gumpaste into a pointed tear drop. Insert a…
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Wonder Woman Tutorial and Recipe

Wonder Woman Tutorial By Maria Genna Materials Needed: 300gr of blue sugar paste Skin colored  sugar paste Red sugar paste Yellow sugar paste Blue, black, red and white food powder Edible alcohol 28cm base of cake made of polystyrene Polystyrene pellet 3cm Toothpicks Sticks of 25cm Rolling pin Small brush Scalpel Silicone brush Dresden tool Ball tool The necessary colors (). FACE Start with an oval shaped portion of the flesh gumpaste and create indents for the eyeballs. Continue shaping the chin and cheeks. With the help of the shaper form the outline of the nose. It is better to…
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Christmas Tutorials

Chocolate Christmas Decoration by Les Gateaux De Gilles

A big thank you to Gilles from the Katy Sue Design Team for making this amazing tutorial video for us. He has used our Rose Medley mould to decorate a stunning Christmas decoration and best of all it's entirely edible! Take a look at how he made it and let us know what you think in the comments below. See more ideas from Gilles on his Facebook page If you'd like to see more project ideas using the Rose Medley mould visit our UK and USA websites. About Gilles Leblanc ----------------- Born and raised in Montreal Canada, Gilles Leblanc was…
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Daisy Tutorial by Shaile Socher

You will need: 30g white wire 22g white wire Crisco Cornstarch Egg white Celboard Celpad Plastic sheet Rolling pin Pallet knife Dresden tool Medium celstick Pointed tweezers Sharp scissors Jem daisy centers Tinker Tech ruscus leaf cutter Great Impressions Lily veiner or similar 6 petal flower cutter Spoons to dry petals Petal Dust colors Violet, deep magenta, African violet, Deep purple, lavender, yellow Vodka to paint Flat brushes Nile green floral tape Making the center 1. Roll a small well kneaded ball of gumpaste into a tear drop. Insert a hooked wire dipped in egg white into the pointed end…
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Christmas Tutorials

Sugar Buttons Gingerbread Man Mould for Cake Decorating

This food safe silicone mould will make a detailed Gingerbread Man character with a hand sculpted finish. Designed by Kathryn Sturrock, moulded and manufactured exclusively by award winning mould company Katy Sue Designs. This mould also contains a stocking and candy cane, perfect for any Christmas project. Created Gingerbread Man character and embellishment sizes: Gingerbread Man 66mm x 53mm x 14mm Stocking 29mm x 19mm x 8mm Candy Cane 28mm x 13mm x 4mm All our moulds are made in our factory here in UK and are made with FDA compliant food grade silicone. Our moulds can be used for…
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Cookie Decorating – How To Turn Colored Dough Into Pinwheel Swirl Cookies

Learn Cookie Decorating From Janine at Janine is the queen of cookie decorating and cake pops. Be sure to visit her site at ;She offers a wealth of cookie decorating ideas on her blog as well as ideas for some creative cakepops and cupcakes. If your looking for ideas you must visit her! Learn step-by-step how to make beautiful pinwheel swirl cookies with colored dough.   For more creative sweets made simple, visit or stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest. What some free cookie decorating classes from Craftsy!
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Sugarveil Tutorial

Created by Edible Artists Network for the use of Sugarveil icing on the Sugarveil ; A client request lace on a wedding cake and I immediately thought of ; My first attempt a few months ago was a complete disaster, but I was determined to master this wonderful sugar craft. I broke down and ordered the Sugarveil mat. (more…)
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Buttercream Poinsettia – Piped

Buttercream Poinsettia David MacCarfrae presents finishing touches and creative ideas for Christmas cake decorating. HOW TO PIPE A QUICK AND EASY POINSETTIA WITH DAVID CAKES A quick and easy decorative idea for Christmas Cup Cakes, Christmas Cookies, Yule Log or a last minute Christmas David Cakes free hand piping technique can be applied using Royal Icing, buttercream, fresh or even savoury cream mediums .. it's up to you!  Step 1 - Mix red, green and yellow colored icings (either royal icing, buttercream, fresh cream, etc.)  Step 2 - Fill a plastic disposable piping bag with some red icing and then take a pair of…
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Autumn Centerpiece Cookie Box Filled With Mini Flowers

Grace your holiday table with this Autumn Centerpiece Cookie Box Filled with Mini Flowers, created by Cookiepreneur Amyee D. VanDyke of The Wacky Cookie Company. Fall is right around the corner. Harvest, celebrations and family gatherings begin.  One of the things I most enjoy about calling Northern Virginia home is the color of the foliage in the fall.  I drew inspiration from the color of the changing leaves in order to create this cookie box, which is fairly simple to put together, and just covered it with leaves piped in royal icing, flowers (3-D sugar cookies baked in a cupcake…
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