When I first started decorating cookies I spent hour upon hour looking online to find ideas for cookies. No matter where I looked or what I searched I always came across lemon cookies. They were beautiful and I wanted to make them from the first moment I saw them , but do you know what? I never made them. Sure I made a few whole lemon cookies to use in blog photos, but never made slices or wedges. Well, I finally did it! I made a batch of simple lemon cookies and threw in a few limes just for fun!
Have you ever made buttercream poppy flowers? They’re simple gorgeous flowers that can be made with one piping tip, some buttercream frosting and a few little black nonpareils. With a little practice and no time at all you can have yourself some beautiful buttercream poppy flowers that sit on cute cupcakes to share with all your friends.
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? … [Continue reading...]
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 … [Continue reading...]