Christmas Tutorials

Sugar Buttons Snowman Cake Decorating Mould

This food safe silicone mould will make a detailed Snowman 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 Hat and a Robin, perfect for any Christmas project. Visit our website to see more ideas using this product and more from the Sugar Buttons range
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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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St. Patty

Guinness Chocolate Pint of Beer Cake | Cake Decorating Ideas

This fun man’s Birthday or Father’s Day cake idea is a Chocolate Guinness Cake in the shape of a Pint of Beer, so it would also be perfect to serve as a bachelor or groom’s cake. But I have to admit that it was St Patrick’s Day that gave me the inspiration! Guinness Chocolate Cake Recipe Download recipe pdf  
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Beginner Cakes

Cookie Cake Pops – Cookies on a Stick!

Cookie Cake Pops Ever thought of making cookie 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. 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 at your next party! You can find the full tutorial here: Thanks for sharing Janine!!  
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Edible Topiary Tree Tutorial By Nicole Lang

    Topiary Tree Tutorial By Nicole Lang                                 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 Form with a 6” base Extra Styrofoam Ivory Colored Swiss Meringue Buttercream Icing Large Icing Spatula Piping Bag 1M Star Tip Craft Knife Red Disco Dust Floral Moss…
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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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Teapot Cake

Teapot Cake by Mary & Brenda Maher - Cakegirls You will need: Cake Baked in a Ball Pan Swiss Meringue Buttercream 10" Round Silver Cake Drum 3" Round Cardboard Circle 4" Diameter x 1" Thick Round Styrofoam Circle 1 1/2 lb. Light Aqua Fondant 4 oz. Light Aqua Gumpaste 2 oz. Pink Gumpaste 2 oz. Green Gumpaste 4 oz. White Gumpaste 5 Petal Rose Cutter Set Rose Leaf Cutter Set Toothpicks Bamboo Skewer Craft Knife Paintbrushes 1/4 Cup Candy Coating Discs Royal Icing Hot Glue Gun Sheet Tray with Parchment Pencil Step 1: Prepare Board TWO DAYS AHEAD: Center the…
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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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