#ThrowbackThursday: Rediscover Our Most Popular Cake Decorating Posts!

Does history repeat itself? It does today, as we’re bringing back some of the most popular cake decorating blog posts of all time! Celebrate #ThrowbackThursday with us by rediscovering these mega-popular posts featuring tutorials, comprehensive guides and a little bit of cake science and magic. If you’re new to the Bluprint Cake Decorating Blog, these classics are simply not to be missed!

Say hello again to some of our most popular cake decorating posts of all time: 

Pricing your cake

Photo via Bluprint member RB Girl

1. Pricing Cakes Like a Pro

Your time, materials and talent are valuable, and you should definitely consider them when pricing your cakes! Find out how with this cake pricing guide.

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Crusting buttercream

Photo via Bluprint member Jimmy Camacho

2. Crusting Buttercream: How to Make Buttercream That Sets Firm

Get the recipe for a magical buttercream that has a perfect piping consistency but sets firm, ensuring that your cake decorations stay right where you put them.

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Fondant shiny

3. How to Make Fondant Shiny

Sometimes, a glossy finish is necessary to make elements of a decorated cake look realistic. Get the step-by-step tutorial for making your fondant creations shine!

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Sugar flowers tutorial

4. How to Make Sugar Flowers

Making sugar flowers is easier than you’d think, especially with the help of this easy-to-follow tutorial for vibrant sugar sunflowers.

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Cake pop being dipped

5. Tricks of the Trade: The Dos and Don’ts of Making Cake Pops 

From the proper ingredients and equipment to troubleshooting tips, you’ll be on your way to cake pop success with these tips from our cake pop expert.

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Cake Decorating hacks

6. 5 Handy Cake Decorating Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier

These five clever cake decorating tricks are bound to blow your mind (and to make you more efficient in the kitchen!).

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Piping Hearts

7. Everything You Need to Know About Piping Techniques

Get answers to all your piping-related questions, including the questions you were afraid to ask (and some you probably didn’t even think to ask).

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Blooming buttercream

Photo via Bluprint instructor Liz Shim

8. Update Your Buttercream: Discover Blooming Floral Designs & Must-Know Tips 

These are not your average piped buttercream flowers! Check out some of the coolest ways to use buttercream to create luscious blossoms on your cakes.

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Flavor picker

9. Wedding Cake Flavor Picker [A Fun Infographic!]

This helpful and adorable infographic turns the daunting task of choosing the right wedding cake flavor combination into a delicious diversion.

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Glow in the dark buttercream

10. How to Make Glow-in-the-Dark Buttercream 

Make cake magic that delights kids and adults alike with this recipe for buttercream that glows under a black light. 

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FREE Guide! Not-So-Basic Buttercream Decorating Ideas

craftsy buttercream guide

Get insider tricks & inspiration to make one-of-a-kind buttercream goodies in this FREE PDF guide, available exclusively on Bluprint.Get My FREE Guide »

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4 Responses to “#ThrowbackThursday: Rediscover Our Most Popular Cake Decorating Posts!”
  1. Jennifer

    The linkS are not working correctly on this page on the customer’s end. For example, if we click on the link above called “How to Make Glow-in-the-Dark Buttercream,” it does not direct us to the correct page. Also, the downloadable guides are not available on many pages either. Hope the issues can be fixed for us soon. Thanks for the support. 🙂

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