CakeJournal.com » Christmas http://cakejournal.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:18:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Christmas Sweater Gingerbread Dogs http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/christmas-sweater-gingerbread-dogs/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/christmas-sweater-gingerbread-dogs/#comments Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:35:54 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=15540 Gingerbread Christmas cookies can’t get more fun than doggies dressed for winter. And, this is a perfect no fuss project to make with kids; each dog taking on a life of it’s own with the creative use of a little fondant and sprinkles. YOU WILL NEED: Gingerbread Cookie Dough Chocolate Cookie Dough Dog Cookie Cutters:… [read more...]

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Cakegirls

Hi, we're Cakegirls - sisters Mary and Brenda Maher. We owned a cake shop in Chicago for many years, competed on the Food Network and even had a reality show called Amazing Wedding Cakes. In 2010, a fire changed our lives but not our love of cakes! We launched an online store where you can buy cake supplies, party accents and see more D.I.Y. ideas. Visit www.thecakegirls.com

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Video: How to make snowman cupcake toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/snowman-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/snowman-cupcake-toppers/#respond Fri, 20 Dec 2013 06:31:04 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=15682 It’s hard to believe that in only a few days, we will be celebrating Christmas. And these snowman cupcakes will be a sweet addition at your dessert table. Make sure that you subscribe to our Youtube channel for more videos: Subscribe Here! To make them, you will need the following supplies: White fondant Orange fondant… [read more...]

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Farwa & Abeer

We are 2 of the biggest cake lovers you'll ever meet and obsessed with baking and cake decorating. We blog about all this and much more at Cakewhiz.

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How to Make Santa Cupcake Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/santa-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/santa-cupcake-toppers/#comments Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:16:46 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=15704 These cute Santa cupcake toppers are great fun to make with the kids, make ideal gifts or for gracing your christmas desert table, and yet are so effective and simple to make. You will need: Cupcakes Buttercream Red, white and black sugar paste (fondant) Spatula Rolling pin Knife Assorted round cutters (preferably double sided straight… [read more...]

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Gillian

Gillian is the owner of Jillybean Cake Couture. She is passionate about cake decorating, has a diploma in sugarcraft, and worked professionally for over 7 years.
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Christmas Cupcake Wreath http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/christmas-cupcake-wreath/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/christmas-cupcake-wreath/#comments Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:22:37 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=15516 This elegant pull apart cake makes a beautiful holiday centerpiece, but is deceptively easy. Cupcakes transform into a wreath with simple punched out fondant leaves and glittery candy accents. Make it even easier and use store bought cupcakes for a stress free, show stopping dessert. YOU WILL NEED: 18 Cupcakes Pink Buttercream Gold Foil Baking… [read more...]

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Cakegirls

Hi, we're Cakegirls - sisters Mary and Brenda Maher. We owned a cake shop in Chicago for many years, competed on the Food Network and even had a reality show called Amazing Wedding Cakes. In 2010, a fire changed our lives but not our love of cakes! We launched an online store where you can buy cake supplies, party accents and see more D.I.Y. ideas. Visit www.thecakegirls.com

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How to make holiday gift box cookies http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/holiday-gift-box-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/holiday-gift-box-cookies/#comments Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:25:37 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=15586 Bring on the holiday cheer by dressing up your favorite sugar cookie recipe with little fondant bows. The bow cutter takes the guess work out of dressing these cookies up and buttercream icing keeps them feeling homemade. Sweet little presents for your holiday table. YOU WILL NEED: Sugar Cookie Dough Square Cutter Set Jumbo Straws… [read more...]

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Cakegirls

Hi, we're Cakegirls - sisters Mary and Brenda Maher. We owned a cake shop in Chicago for many years, competed on the Food Network and even had a reality show called Amazing Wedding Cakes. In 2010, a fire changed our lives but not our love of cakes! We launched an online store where you can buy cake supplies, party accents and see more D.I.Y. ideas. Visit www.thecakegirls.com

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Video: How to make Rudolph cupcake toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/rudolph-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/rudolph-cupcake-toppers/#respond Wed, 11 Dec 2013 06:37:34 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=15685 Do you guys have a favorite Christmas song that you enjoy singing during the holiday season? For me, that song is “Rudolph, the red nosed reindeer.” And that was my inspiration for these cute Rudolph cupcake toppers…hehe. Watch video tutorial below to learn how to make the cupcake toppers Make sure that you subscribe to… [read more...]

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Farwa & Abeer

We are 2 of the biggest cake lovers you'll ever meet and obsessed with baking and cake decorating. We blog about all this and much more at Cakewhiz.

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How to make an ‘Elf on the Shelf’ cake topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/elf-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/elf-cake-topper/#comments Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:23:31 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=15106 My household is obsessed with The Elf on the Shelf this time of year so I had to turn the little guy into a cake topper. I took some photos along the way! This is what I used: work surface parchment-covered foam block Lemon Meringue doll small ball tool stick tool 1.5” circle cutter toothpick… [read more...]

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Renée

Reneé caught the cake decorating bug seven years ago when she made her son's first birthday cake. Since then, she's created hundreds of custom cakes and cupcakes. Her work has been featured on various baking and party blogs. In her free time, you'll find her planning the next baking project or sharing her knowledge on CakeJournal.

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The gingerbread house http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/the-gingerbread-house/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/the-gingerbread-house/#comments Tue, 27 Dec 2011 15:49:12 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=7753 It’s been some very busy days around Christmas but I still wanted to share my little gingerbread house with you. It is inspired by a gingerbread house that I saw in the Martha Stewart Holiday Sweets magazine from 2009. The roof is all glittered with lots of sugar. I have used gelatin sheets for the… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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How to make a gingerbread Christmas cookie tree http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-gingerbread-christmas-cookie-tree/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-gingerbread-christmas-cookie-tree/#comments Mon, 12 Dec 2011 21:49:29 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=7508 This is a tutorial for the gingerbread Christmas cookie tree that I made last year. I used my Christmas cookie tree as a centerpiece on our buffet and there were such a wonderful smell of cinnamon, ginger and cloves during the Christmas days. You could also make a little forest with tree’s in different sizes… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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CakeJournals December favourites http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/cakejournals-december-favourites/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/cakejournals-december-favourites/#comments Fri, 31 Dec 2010 00:21:24 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=4689 Before December is running out and a new year is beginning. I will share with all of you, CakeJournal’s December favourites. I would love to stock up with some new cookie cutters and these two will find their way into my cookie cutter collection. First a pretty teacup cookie cutter The next one is a… [read more...]

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Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Gingerbread cookie Christmas tree http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/gingerbread-cookie-christmas-tree/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/gingerbread-cookie-christmas-tree/#comments Mon, 27 Dec 2010 14:29:20 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=4685 I finally had some time to take a photo of my gingerbread cookie Christmas tree. 21 cookie stars decorated with lots of soft green royal icing, light golden sugar dragees and a gold painted star on top. I think that I will make a whole forest of cookie trees in different sizes next year. I… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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My Gingerbread house 2009 http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/my-gingerbread-house-2009/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/my-gingerbread-house-2009/#comments Thu, 24 Dec 2009 13:31:57 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=3069 This year I wanted to make my Gingerbread house a little more “simple”, only decorating it with white royal icing. I have used different styles of piping details inspired by the Gingerbread houses from Martha Stewart. It is very Scandinavian, I think Like last year, I have added electric lights inside the house and I… [read more...]

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Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Christmas brownie bites http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/christmas-brownie-bites/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/christmas-brownie-bites/#comments Tue, 22 Dec 2009 03:02:22 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=3060 I made these small Christmas brownie bites today. Normally, I would use a nice chocolate fudge frosting on top of my brownie bites. But today I used powdered sugar “snow” instead. I made the red berries out of red fondant, brushed with Tylo glue and then dipped in red disco sparkle from Edable Art (UK… [read more...]

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Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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How to make marzipan Christmas bites http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-marzipan-christmas-bites/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-marzipan-christmas-bites/#comments Thu, 25 Dec 2008 18:55:51 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=913 I hope that you dont find the last of my four Christmas tutorials too late. But last night was hectic as we here in Denmark celebrate Christmas on the 24th with wonderful food,  yummy treats and the excitement from the kids when they get their presents. We always make marzipan treats at Christmas and these… [read more...]

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Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Christmas cake goodies http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/christmas-cake-goodies/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/christmas-cake-goodies/#comments Tue, 23 Dec 2008 02:05:49 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=897 What is better than to be spoilt with nice and beautiful Christmas cake goodies? When my brother and his girlfriend went to San Francisco I could not let them go without looking for some fun things. I especially asked them to buy Martha Stewart Living magazine for me and I think that I have read… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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How to make a Christmas cookie ornament http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-christmas-cookie-ornament/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-christmas-cookie-ornament/#comments Sun, 21 Dec 2008 11:08:54 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=871 Christmas is very close now and here are the third Christmas special tutorial. A beautiful glittering Christmas cookie ornament to decorate your tree. It is so easy and quick to make because you only use three things for decoration: rolled fondant icing, royal icing and edible glitter. You can of course make it in any… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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How to make soft gingerbread hearts http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-soft-gingerbread-hearts/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-soft-gingerbread-hearts/#comments Fri, 12 Dec 2008 20:43:53 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=840 Times fly fast and I am a little late with the second Christmas special tutorial. Today its soft gingerbread hearts. This is a favourite treat of mine at Christmas time. All the bakeries make them and they are mostly decorated with a thin coat of dark chocolate and decorated with a scrap of Santa Claus.… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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How to make a Christmas wreath cookie http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-christmas-wreath-cookie/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-christmas-wreath-cookie/#comments Mon, 01 Dec 2008 00:23:26 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=757 This is the first of four special Christmas tutorials for you this Christmas Today it’s a Christmas wreath cookie decorated with royal icing. You can use your favourite gingerbread or sugar cookie dough for the wreath. Remember to start colouring your icing 1-2 days in advance. That way the colour will have time to “mature”… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Gingerbread house http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/gingerbread-house/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/gingerbread-house/#comments Mon, 24 Dec 2007 17:38:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=85 This is what I had time to do for this years gingerbread house. I just wanted to share it with all of you lovely people who have been so supporting since I started CakeJournal. I hope that you all will have a wonderful Christmas and get lots of cake stuff under the tree Merry Christmas… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Christmas basket cookies http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/christmas-basket-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/christmas-basket-cookies/#comments Thu, 13 Dec 2007 23:44:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=83 I finished these beautiful Christmas basket cookies today. Now they only need to be packed into celophane bags. Then they are ready for this year small Christmas gifts to my friends. It is my favourite vanilla sugar cookies decorated with rolled fondant. At first I was planing to make them all white but then I… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Cupcake treats http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/cupcake-treats/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/cupcake-treats/#comments Tue, 11 Dec 2007 15:14:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=82 My favorite cupcake combo at the moment is chocolate cupcakes with loads of marshmallow frosting on top. So here are some of my latest cupcake treats. First, cupcakes decorated with candy canes and home colored sprinkles. Next we have “Hi-Hats” or should we call them “Low-Hats” I think that the red sparkle gives them a… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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