Posts Tagged "Cake Decorating for Beginners"
The thought of using modeling chocolate can be scary, making some cake decorators grab their fondant and head for the hills. But there's no need to be scared! Modeling chocolate is a great medium with tons of benefits. The difference between it and fondant can expand your cake decorating repertoire. I promise that you can conquer the modeling chocolate beast, making incredibly cakes with this new sugar dough!Read more
Long before the cake decorating can begin, we need to make sure we have a strong, clean base or in other words, a well-constructed cake. We begin with filling our cakes with yummy goodness. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how to fill a cake for perfect results every time.Read more
By definition, a torte is a type of cake made with many eggs and often nuts. Torte is also the German word for cake, but nowhere in the dictionary is the word or definition of “torting” available, as in “torting a cake.” So what is torting a cake, and can torte be used as a verb?Read more
How do you avoid shaking while cake decorating? After all, even the steadiest of hands may have trouble piping on the uneven or rounded surfaces which so often characterize fancy decorated cakes, resulting in shaky lines on your piped borders, scrolls, or any number of piped motifs. But how to prevent the dreaded shake?Read more
With just a few simple steps and minimal equipment, you can ensure that your cakes slip out of the pan with ease. It streamlines the whole process, making the cakes easier to transfer to the cooling rack, giving you a leg up on every following step, from leveling the cakes to applying a crumb coat.Read more