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. Read more »
If you are a beginning cake decorator and would love to learn to make beautiful, hand-crafted cakes, you are in the right place! Here are a few tips to get you started in the amazing world of cake! Read more »
Discover which pieces of cake decorating equipment are absolutely essential for all cake decorators, especially those just starting out.
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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! Read more »
What better way to top off a gift box cake than with beautiful bows and ribbons? Follow this simple tutorial on how to make gum paste ribbons and bows. These easy embellishments are guaranteed to make big impact! Read more »
Professional cake artists use many tools to help them create their works of edible art, but their best tool is still their imagination. Learn how the Craftsy instructors think outside the box and utilize nontraditional tools to create the looks they want. Read more »
Learn to make a beautiful and simple gum paste calla lily. They are beautiful when they stand alone or when part of a large sugar bouquet. Add these flowers to your gum paste flower repertoire today! Read more »
Ho! Ho! Ho! Christmas is on it’s way, and we are getting ready with Christmas cake pops! These tiny treats can bring Christmas joy to faces young and old this season. Learn how to make three variations of Christmas cake pops, including Santa, snowmen and beautifully drizzled cake pops with this step-by-step photo tutorial!
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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. Read more »
Using modeling chocolate can be tricky. Learn to troubleshoot all of your modeling chocolate woes. Crumbly, dry, greasy, oily or hard modeling chocolate will turn into beautiful smooth modeling chocolate with these few tips. Read more »