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Hello Kitty Cake

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The Wilton Method®: Buttercream Skills taught by Beth Somers

Give your cakes delicious flavor and creative flair with piped buttercream! Learn more than 30 classic buttercream techniques using 5 different decorating tips.

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Category Cake Decorating
Occasion Any Occasion
Type 1 Tier
Material Buttercream
Style Colorful
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: I used Wilton's new stencil set to mark the loop pattern on the cake--it worked out very nicely. Also, the Hello Kitty faces are a Wilton ready-made product as well.

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Which frosting did you use? How did you get it so smooth?

04/19/2014 Flag

This is buttercream frosting--thin consistency. I get the smoother finish by mixing frosting on a low speed with a paddle (with a stand mixer such as Kitchen Aid) to introduce fewer air bubbles. Also I making sure the spatula is cleaned with very warm water each time before it touches the cake--I decorate in the kitchen, next to the sink and run the spatula under very warm water, then wipe it dry before each use.

04/21/2014 Flag

The frosting was buttercream. I smooth it by using a spatula dipped in hot water. with excess shaken off for the final smoothing.

07/19/2014 Flag

Very lovely. My nieces would love just love it. They all are hello kitty fans.

07/07/2014 Flag