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How to make rose meringues
These pretty rose meringues not only look and taste great, but they are also fat free and are only 50 calories (approx) per meringue….. Perfect for serving on any occasion and guilt free! They can be dressed with fruit, cream or buttercream and will always go down exceedingly well with your...
How to make tulip cookies
In today’s tutorial…I will show you how to make the simplest tulips ever, using the most basic tools. This tutorial is also very versatile because you can use these same instructions to make decorated cookies like I did OR use them to make cupcake toppers. This is what I used: Orange...
How to make a flower owl cake topper
I’ve loved owls since I was a little girl so I can’t get enough of the recent trend in cake decorating. When designing this cake topper, I kept it simple using only a couple of tools including a flower cutter for the eyes and wings. Previous posts explored methods for making flat cake decorations...
How to make a modeling chocolate basket
I recently started playing with modeling chocolate and honestly, I can’t believe I didn’t work with it sooner. It’s tastes really good… just like Tootise rolls (YUM!). It also hardens at room temperature but doesn’t taste chalky like gum paste, which is just awesome!...
How to make a tractor cake topper
Today I’d like to share with you how to make a Tractor Cake Topper. This easy cake topper is perfect for farm/barn themed cakes and can be changed as needed to match your party decor! For my cake, I made a little red tractor that will sit on a blue and green cake. You can change up the...
Decadent chocolate ganache cake recipe
This chocolate ganache cake is the ultimate in chocolate luxury and decadence, and it couldn’t be easier to make. This one will certainly impress your guests! Easy chocolate cake recipe: 350 g (2 1/2 cups) self raising flour 285 g (1 1/2 cups) golden caster sugar 285 g (1 1/4 cups)...
Oreo cookies & cream filling recipe
This filling is one of my most requested for cakes and cupcakes. It’s also a recipe that I’ve been promising to post for ages and I just always forget to snap some good pics! So I finally made it, I measured all of my ingredients (I don’t always measure everything), I taste...
How to make sugar cookies with owl motif
Inspired by the Christening cake that I made back in 2011 I decided to make a tutorial for some sugar cookies decorated with a sweet fondant owl motif. Wrapped in a cellophane treat bag they would be a perfect favor for a baby shower. They are super easy to make with only very few tools required....
Gluten free chocolate cupcake recipe
I often get asked if I can make a cake or cupcakes that does not have any wheat in it. After a lot of trial and error I have come up with this recipe that I am going to share with you. I have been told by my clients that these gluten free chocolate cupcakes taste just like a regular chocolate...
Craftsy review – piece of cake by colette peters
I have always admired Colette Peters and her incredible whimsical work with cakes. So I was indeed thrilled when I found out that Colette are now working together with Craftsy. Here you can enroll her Craftsy class:Piece of cake. A class filled with Colettes signature whimsical style. You will...
How to make baby shoes
About 6 months ago, I tried to make fondant baby shoes for the first time and it ended in a complete disaster! lol However, I learnt from those mistakes and I am now very excited to share the perfect template and tutorial for making these cute baby sneakers You can make them in any color you like...
How to make a fondant puzzle plaque
In previous posts, we explored making cake decorations from chocolate and buttercream. Now let’s talk about my favorite material for cake decorations: fondant! As opposed to those other materials, fondant is not as messy to work with. It does not require piping bags or tips. Decorations can be...
How to make easy spring flower cake pops
Happy Spring!! I want to start by telling you how I was inspired to do this bouquet of Spring Flower Cake Pops. Then I’ll tell you how to make them! You see, I’ve always loved abstract art and particularly “pop art”. So I had an idea to do these cake pops which were...
Chocolate oreo cake with fresh strawberries
I haven’t met a person yet who does not like Oreo cookies. Have you? They are one of my favorite cookies…hehe. A few weeks ago, I played around with my chocolate cake recipe and created a chocolate oreo cake recipe. This cake is phenomenal. I cannot even begin to describe all this...
How to make a fondant mermaid cupcake topper
Hi everyone! For my first ever post, I thought of showing you how to make a mermaid cupcake topper. You see, it’s...
How to make a vintage bird cage cupcake
As spring approaches so does the wedding season and afternoon teas on the patio. So what could be more perfect than these cupcakes? Vintage bird cages are all the rage at the moment whether it be wall paper, table decor or cake! Here’s how to make one. Here’s what you will need:...
Lemon chiffon layer cake recipe
I absolutely love spring and seeing all the new fresh fruit available! When I saw the huge lemons in my grocery store last week, I immediately wanted to bake something light and lemony that would remind me spring is just around the corner! This Lemon Chiffon Layer Cake is a recipe out of a very...
How to decorate a cake with edible icing sheets
The vibrant designs on this cake were created using edible icing sheets, a very effective and easy decorative technique. Edible Icing Sheets are printed designs that can be applied to cakes, cookies, cupcakes and other desserts. The sheets are an actual layer of icing that bonds with buttercream,...
How to make a bunny cake
Do you guys remember the bunny toppers I made a few weeks ago? Well, I wanted to do something related to bunnies again coz honestly, they are TOO CUTE and great for Easter celebrations! Hehe. This time, I made a bunny cake! The cake is very simple to make and it’s perfect for anyone who is...
How to make an easter chick cake
Spring is finally on its way and Easter is just around the corner, so this leads me to think about all the cute baby animals that we will soon be seeing. To celebrate, I have created a round Easter chick, which is a lot of fun to make and look at. You can also make it as simple or as detailed as...
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