One of my goals as a cake decorating blogger is to help YOU be able to make amazing cakes for your parties and kids. It’s the whole reason I started cake decorating- to make my kids cakes. And while I’m happy to make and sell my cakes I charge what my time and talent is worth, and often that’s simply too much for most people. And as much as I enjoy making cakes I prefer making them for my family and friends. So I want to help make cakes so you don’t have to hire someone like me to have a fun centerpiece!
I was thinking, looking back on some of my long cake based tutorials, that thousands of pictures isn’t always the best way to show a tutorial. SO I’m starting a video series on cake decorating basics. I hope you enjoy it, each video is short, but includes my thoughts and hopefully some tips and tricks that will help you out! Some are more simple than others, but starting with the basics is key to doing better later on. I’ll do 1-2 short videos a month and I hope you enjoy them! My beginning plan (as in I already have the video’s taped, just working on editing them) goes like this:
What other techniques would you like to see video’s on? Using the silhouette? Carving cakes? Topsy Turvy cake carving? Fondant or Buttercream flowers? Or both? Frosting cupcakes? Using my paint gun to spray paint cakes (edible of course)? Please please PLEASE tell me if you enjoy this at all and what else you’d like to see! I hope this becomes a fun feature for us all, and if not I’ll stop where I am.
Basic Cake Decorating Series:
How to prepare a cake board
How to cut a cake layer to prepare for frosting
How to fill a cake
How to frost a cake
How to cover a cake with Fondant part 1
How to cover a cake with Fondant part 2
How to cover a cake board with fondant