CakeJournal.com » fondant http://cakejournal.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:31:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 How to decorate a cake with just a fork http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-decorate-a-cake-with-just-a-fork/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-decorate-a-cake-with-just-a-fork/#comments Wed, 28 May 2014 13:04:18 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=16918 It’s not always possible to decorate cakes with fondant due to time constraints. So, every once in a while, I need to apply a quick and easy technique on a cake and be sure that it still looks pretty. Some of the easy techniques I love to do on cakes involve the use of a… [read more...]

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How to make a fondant sheet of paper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-sheet-of-paper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-sheet-of-paper/#comments Wed, 21 May 2014 12:55:10 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=16753 A few months ago, I made a cake for some folks who like designing sites and programming and doing all sorts of “techy” stuff that I couldn’t wrap my head around…lol. I made a bunch of things out of fondant/gumpaste that they use on a daily basis such as a laptop, an ipod, some cd’s… [read more...]

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How to make fondant bumble bee cupcake toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-bumblebee-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-bumblebee-toppers/#comments Fri, 14 Feb 2014 06:16:44 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=14782 As a kid, one of my favorite plush toys was a yellow bumblebee. It was soft and cuddly and very cute. That was my inspiration for today’s bumblebee tutorial. In the past, I have made 3D bumblebees. But I think they are nowhere as adorable as these bumblebees I am sharing today…hehe. You will need… [read more...]

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Part 1: How to make fondant basketball, tennis, & soccer balls http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-basketball-tennis-soccer-balls/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-basketball-tennis-soccer-balls/#respond Fri, 07 Feb 2014 07:24:59 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=14787 Making cute cupcakes for guys can often feel challenging. But, sports ball cupcakes are sure to be a winner. Whether he’s into basketball, tennis or even soccer, I have got you covered! These sports balls are really easy to make and you can use them as cupcake toppers as well as cookie toppers. To make… [read more...]

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How to make a wavy fondant overlay on a cake http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/wavy-fondant-overlay/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/wavy-fondant-overlay/#respond Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:30:45 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=15238 When I did this “Santa Stuck in the Chimney Cake” last year I decided to take some pictures  of how I do a wavy fondant overlay on a cake.  I’ve done this type of wavy overlay several times and I’m always asked how I pull it off! Today – I’m going to share! First, here’s… [read more...]

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I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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How to make a gum paste bumble bee cake topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/bumble-bee-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/bumble-bee-cake-topper/#comments Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:55:32 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=14324 Here is a very simple yet very cute little bumble bee. Materials needed: Black, yellow, flesh and white gum paste. 3cm floral wire # 26. Small daisy cutter. edible glue and brush. Tooth pick. Step #1 Wrap a 2.5 cm foam ball and make it as round as possible. Let it dry. Form two cones… [read more...]

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How to make Elephant cupcake toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/elephant-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/elephant-cupcake-toppers/#comments Mon, 06 Jan 2014 13:38:53 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=14657 Animal cupcake toppers are a fun way to dress up any cupcakes.  They can be used for any occasion: baby shower, birthday cakes, etc.  These elephant cupcake toppers are super cute and really easy to make. Here is what I used: Fondant (grey, pink, white) Rolling pin Edible black marker Zacto knife Round cutter (about… [read more...]

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Diane is a co-write for CakeJournal. She is a self taught cake decorator and sugar flower artist since 2010. Diane lives in Ontario, Canada and is very excited to be joining our team.

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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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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 a fondant seal cake topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-seal-seal-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-seal-seal-cake-topper/#comments Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:28:16 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=14164 I recently had the pleasure of making a circus themed cake and one of the animals I made was this sweet little fondant seal cake topper.  I didn’t have time to photograph the step-by-step tutorial for all of the animals, but this little guy was the first animal I made, so I took lots of… [read more...]

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Rose

I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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#FondantFriday – Sliding Snowman Cake http://cakejournal.com/fondant-friday/snowman-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/fondant-friday/snowman-cake/#comments Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:52:20 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=15505 Today is black friday here in the U.S., one of the biggest shopping days for the entire year. What better way to kick off the Christmas countdown then with a sliding snowman cake. If you like this cake, make sure that you tweet @fondantfriday and share it on Facebook with all of your friends. Cake… [read more...]

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Video: How to make a turkey cake topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/turkey-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/turkey-cake-topper/#respond Wed, 20 Nov 2013 06:45:50 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=15448 Thanksgiving is only a few short days away. Have you decided what you are serving for dessert? How about a cake, topped off with an adorable little turkey? Today, I will show you how to make one quite easily… Make sure you subscribe to our Youtube channel to check out out latest video tutorials. To… [read more...]

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#FondantFriday – 9/11 Memorial Cake http://cakejournal.com/fondant-friday/911-memorial-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/fondant-friday/911-memorial-cake/#comments Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:28:59 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=14144 This is a very special edition of #FondantFriday as this week we memorialize the lives of those lost in the September 11 tragedy and thank all of the soldiers, policeman, and firefighters who serve our great country on a daily basis. Make sure that you tweet and share this #FondantFriday @cakejournal if you appreciate the… [read more...]

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Video: How to make fondant ladybug cupcake toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-ladybug-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-ladybug-cupcake-toppers/#comments Mon, 02 Sep 2013 13:18:17 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=13852 Ladybugs are such a cute addition to Spring and Summer themed cakes or cupcakes. They are also very easy to make and don’t take up too much of your time. Ladybugs are typically red and black but you can make them in other fun colors too. I usually use marshmallow fondant to make them but if you… [read more...]

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How to Make Fondant Basketweave http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-fondant-basketweave/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-fondant-basketweave/#comments Mon, 08 Jul 2013 11:55:18 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=12258 Today I want to share with you how to make fondant basketweave. This design is much easier than it looks and comes together very quickly!  I decorated the bottom tier of the cake in less than 30 minutes!  So, let’s get started. Here’s what I used: A prepared cake (baked, filled, frosted and covered in… [read more...]

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Rose

I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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Part 2: How to make a fondant baseball, volleyball, & Football http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-baseball-volleyball-footballs/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-baseball-volleyball-footballs/#respond Fri, 08 Feb 2013 07:21:18 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=14791 As promised, here is Part 2 of the fondant sports ball series.  You can check out Part 1 HERE. Today, I will show you how to make a baseball, volleyball and football. And just like before, you can use these as cupcake toppers or cookie toppers. To make them you will need the following supplies:… [read more...]

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