The other day I shared How to Make Professional Cakes with One Awesome Tip, but I didn’t share the recipe. Well, the wait is over! Are you ready for a great crusting buttercream frosting that tastes great, makes beautiful buttercream flowers, holds up on those hot days without melting and spreads so smooth that people may mistake it for fondant?
Do you ever wonder why your cakes may not look the same way professional cakes look? When I first started decorating cakes I would spend hours piping and smoothing the buttercream frosting but it never ended up looking the same as professional cakes. I knew I had the techniques because I could make the same flowers with royal icing but the buttercream seemed to just kinda look a little lifeless. This was really disappointing!
Then one day I learned the secret! I am about to share the number one cake decorating tip that took my cakes from that homemade look to a more professional look. Want to know what it is? [Continue reading…]
A few years ago I made some Simple Little Jellyfish Cookies and used an airbrush to shade them. Then later I made some Girly Bat Cookies and had the idea to combine the jellyfish cookies with the girly theme. I like the idea but thought we could add a few polka dots to make them even more girly. … [Continue reading...]
I was making royal icing over the weekend and somehow got distracted while adding the meringue powder. I couldn't remember if I added 4 or 5 tablespoons to the 3/4 cup of water in my jar. Now what? How in the world do I fix this without ruining some ingredients? Time to get my secret weapon for my perfect royal icing! … [Continue reading...]