Posts by Wendy

Wendy
Hi! I am Wendy McGowan, cake artist and former owner of Wendy Woo Cakes in Wellington, Florida! I love all things cake and am so excited to share my ideas with you! When I am not talking about, baking, decorating or eating cake, you will find me screaming on thrill rides and hanging out with my 2 kids and amazing husband at theme parks! And in case you are wondering…Wendy Woo is a nickname given to me by my Grandma, she taught me to bake and decorate cakes and lit the spark of my love for cake! Visit www.wendywoocakes.com to check out my cakes! Happy Baking!

Cake Decorating Blog

Buttercream Piping 101

Pink Rosette-Covered Cake on White Stand

Long before fondant became the norm, buttercream was king! With its luscious creamy texture and versatility, buttercream piping developed into an art form of its very own. Get started learning this beautiful traditional technique.

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What Is Fondant? And Other Fondant FAQs

Fondant Frill Cake by Maggie Austin

Cakes covered in fondant have a beautiful, smooth and almost porcelain-like appearance. They can be fun, crazy designs that look like almost anything imaginable, but what is fondant? Is it an icing? Is it edible? What does it taste like and where do you get it? You have questions, we have answers!

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Cake with air pockets

Cake Decorating Blog

Air Bubbles in Icing, No Thanks!

Air pockets or bubbles can develop under luscious layers of buttercream and can ruin your beautiful cake in a matter of minutes. So, how do you avoid air bubbles under buttercream? We will discuss six theories on why they form and give tips and tricks to prevent and fix them in the future.

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