Sink your teeth into current cake decorating trends! In the Man About Cake series, originally on YouTube, Joshua John Russell partners with Craftsy to deliver incredible tips for creating modern edible masterpieces. Each week, he decorates an original cake, shares his favorite recipes and gives pointers for designing like a pro.
Cake Decorating for Beginners
WE’RE BAAAACK! AND we’re going back to the basics! In this brand new Man About Cake episode, host Joshua John Russell shares a cake decorating for beginners tutorial, with detailed instructions on how to fill, ice and crumb coat a cake. Then, he finishes it with simple decorations YOU can make at home!
Master the paring knife as you learn to easily core a jalapeño, tomato or cauliflower and zest an orange then learn how to cut down butternut squash and pineapple as you tackle a variety of fruits, vegetables and herbs.
Box Cake Mix Hacks
JJR shows us there’s no shame in store-bought with his genius box cake mix hack that makes this multicolored layer cake taste (almost!) as good as homemade. He also shares his secret for how to improve store-bought frosting, and a beginner-friendly cake decorating tutorial to try.
Edible Cookie Dough
JJR shows us how to make cookie dough that’s safe to eat; no baking required! Then, what’s better than an ice cream cone for dessert? How about a chocolate-dipped cookie-dough cone!
Fault Line Cake
This week JJR takes on the fault line cake trend! But the best part about this one-tier wedding cake has to be the banana peanut butter batter. Yum!
Dessert Table Treats
Now that you’ve made every Man About Cake concoction, how do you display all those desserts?! JJR is here to show you how to build an epic dessert table for any party, plus he’s sharing some fun cupcake decoration ideas.
Rice Treat Wedding Cake
In this season finale of Man About Cake, JJR is trading in the cake batter for cereal and marshmallows! His brown-butter toasted-marshmallow cereal treat recipe is the drool-worthy base for a non-traditional wedding cake that may just make you want to run out and get hitched.
JJR is taking his Sugar Flower Chocolate Cake from Season 1 Episode 1 to the next level in the series finale of Man About Cake.