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Whether they’re made from fondant, buttercream or royal icing, edible sugar flowers are the perfect accents for cakes and pastries. And one of the simplest flowers anyone can make is a quick piped rosette. While you could pipe them directly onto your cake with buttercream, using royal icing gives you so much more freedom. After all, they can be perfected and dried before you arrange them! READ NOW
You know those cakes covered in beautiful, realistic sugar flowers? Yes, they’re amazing. And here’s the good news: the techniques needed to create those lifelike blossoms aren’t actually so hard.In fact, you can make a delicately ruffled flower pretty easily using nothing more than a cookie cutter, some simple shaping and a little patience. Bloom on! READ NOW
Next time you’re making cupcakes, we’ve got three words for you: Russian piping tips. These new all-in-one tips make it insanely easy to pipe gorgeous buttercream flowers onto cakes, cupcakes or anything you’re baking. Oh hi, birthday-party rock star. READ NOW
Fact: the best flowers are buttercream flowers, and the same is true for poinsettias. This holiday design is beautiful, festive and totally deserves a spot on your dessert table. READ NOW
There are so many reasons to pipe one of these edible terrariums. For one thing, buttercream succulents require far less precision than buttercream flowers, so they’re a good learner’s project. Plus these designs are more unisex than floral ones. Isn’t there a man in your life who deserves one of these wonderful cakes? READ NOW