CakeJournal.com » Rolled fondant icing http://cakejournal.com Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:33:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.3 How To Make A Realistic Heart Box of Candy http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-realistic-heart-box-candy/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-realistic-heart-box-candy/#comments Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:55:38 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18631 Okay, there is just no way around stating that this cake is a kind of a show stopper. People will assume it’s a real box of chocolates (well, it kind of is) but at least they won’t know that the box is actually made out of cake. By separating the typical layered cake, you get… [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 Watermelon Cupcake Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-watermelon-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-watermelon-cupcake-toppers/#comments Wed, 24 Jul 2013 13:37:05 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=12785 Back when I made the cake with the watermelon cake topper, I also made matching watermelon cupcakes!   Today I want to share with you how to make these easy, but super cute cupcake toppers. They’re perfect for a summer party or holiday get-together! Here’s what I used to make these: Rolling pin and mat… [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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How to make baby block cake toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-baby-block-cake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-baby-block-cake-toppers/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:35:10 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=12126 Baby blocks are a fun decorative topper for any baby shower or baptism cake.  With a little preparation, they are not difficult to make.  They can be made in any colour combination and any size. This is what I used: 50/50 mix (gumpaste and fondant) – two different colours working mat, square cutter (any size)… [read more...]

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Diane

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 a slice of watermelon cake topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-slice-of-watermelon-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-slice-of-watermelon-cake-topper/#comments Mon, 24 Jun 2013 10:36:50 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=11993 Here in southern Mississippi, the hot summer weather had already taken over and the watermelon patches are already producing big, bright watermelons! Enjoying a slice of cold watermelon is one of my favorite things in the summertime, so I fell in love with this party theme.  For the cake, I was asked to include the… [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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How to make shirt cupcakes http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-shirt-cupcakes/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-shirt-cupcakes/#comments Wed, 12 Jun 2013 06:32:37 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=12177 Since Father’s day is just around the corner, I thought I would show you how to make shirt cupcakes. They are cute and easy plus they can be made in your Dad’s favorite color You can also add different details like a striped tie, or a fancy bow tie or cool buttons or even a… [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 Pirate Cookies http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-pirate-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-pirate-cookies/#comments Thu, 06 Jun 2013 10:55:33 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=11919 It seems that pirate themed birthday parties are very popular these days, especially for little boys. So, I thought I would do a tutorial on making cute pirate cookies. I chose to make the skin tone a little darker but you can make the skin tone lighter if you want. You can also change the… [read more...]

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Farwa & Abeer

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How to Make Tulip Cookies http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-tulip-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-tulip-cookies/#comments Thu, 16 May 2013 10:47:13 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=11553 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 flavored sugar cookies (Diameter:… [read more...]

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Craftsy review – Piece of cake by Colette Peters http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/craftsy-review-piece-of-cake-by-colette-peters/ http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/craftsy-review-piece-of-cake-by-colette-peters/#comments Fri, 19 Apr 2013 10:22:34 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=11281 Disclaimer: Please note that some of the links below are affiliate links and I will earn a commission if you purchase through those links. 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… [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 a fondant puzzle plaque http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-fondant-puzzle-plaque/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-fondant-puzzle-plaque/#comments Wed, 10 Apr 2013 10:21:28 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=10664 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 made far in advance and will stay… [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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How to make an Easter bunny topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-an-easter-bunny-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-an-easter-bunny-topper/#comments Wed, 20 Feb 2013 07:50:04 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=10243 My favorite animal is a bunny. Growing up, I even had one as a pet … a pretty white rabbit.  That little cutie was the inspiration behind today’s post. Obviously, my little pet bunny wasn’t blue but I would have loved to paint him blue if my mom had allowed me …hehe. These bunny toppers… [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 Valentine’s Day cookies http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-valentines-day-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-valentines-day-cookies/#comments Thu, 07 Feb 2013 13:28:23 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=9847 With Valentine’s Day approaching, I thought I would show you how to make a collection of themed cookies. With so many girly options about, this is one for the boys! Boxer shorts and tees! This is what I used: Cookie dough Large rolling pin Cutters: Heart, Rectangle (6.5 x 4.5 cm) Baby Grow (though you… [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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Pirate cakes http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/pirate-cakes/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/pirate-cakes/#comments Mon, 03 Sep 2012 11:12:27 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=9242 We were invited to a party where the theme was pirates. So, I decided to make two pirate cakes to bring along. I have used the Wilton’s sports ball pan for the “heads” and placed them on a 10″ round cake. Inside was a chocolate chip cake with vanilla buttercream. The cakes was covered with… [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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One Easter cake, three designs, part 3 http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/one-easter-cake-three-designs-part-3/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/one-easter-cake-three-designs-part-3/#comments Fri, 06 Apr 2012 15:48:13 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=8747 The last of my three Easter cake tutorials. A cute little Easter bunny cake! I have made a fondant grass border instead of a ribbon this time. This Easter bunny cake would be a fun project to make for kids, since the bunny is made using basic tools. If you like, you can add more… [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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One Easter cake, three designs, part 2 http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/one-easter-cake-three-designs-part-2/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/one-easter-cake-three-designs-part-2/#comments Wed, 04 Apr 2012 11:14:44 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=8719 I am back with the second design for a sweet and easy Easter cake. I have used a fondant covered cake board this time. Instead of a styrofoam fondant covered cake dummy this time. I hope, that you can visualize the design on a “real cake”? The lettering is the same as I used in… [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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One Easter cake, three designs, part 1 http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/one-easter-cake-three-designs-part-1/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/one-easter-cake-three-designs-part-1/#comments Tue, 27 Mar 2012 07:17:04 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=8668 This is the first Easter cake tutorial out of three. I will show you how you can make a sweet and easy decoration for your Easter cake(s). I’m decorating on a 10″ round dummy cake. You can use a smaller sized cake if you like, but then there may not be enough space 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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Christening cake with owls http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/christening-cake-with-owls/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/christening-cake-with-owls/#comments Mon, 03 Oct 2011 12:41:31 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=6640 I have been waiting to show you my latest cake. A two tier cake, decorated with owls, hearts and flowers for a girls Christening party. The flavor combinations for the cakes were: Dark chocolate mud cake, raspberry mousse and chocolate ganache. Crumb coated with Italian Meringue Buttercream and covered with rolled fondant. For the younger… [read more...]

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Tutorial: How to make a purse cake http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-purse-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-purse-cake/#comments Thu, 04 Aug 2011 08:23:23 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=6370 My version on how to make a purse cake is finally here! I have a few tips that I want to share before we get started. My purse cake is rather high. So it might be a little difficult to move it around once it’s placed on the cake board. If you should need to… [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 cover a cake board with rolled fondant http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-cover-a-cake-board-with-rolled-fondant/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-cover-a-cake-board-with-rolled-fondant/#comments Sun, 10 Jul 2011 11:21:54 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=6273 I have made a quick tutorial, on how you can cover a cake board with rolled fondant and finish it with a satin ribbon. If you like, you can dress up your cake board by using embossing tools on the fondant. This is a sweet idea to use, if you are making a cake stand… [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 embossed teddy bear fondant cupcake toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-embossed-teddy-bear-fondant-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-embossed-teddy-bear-fondant-cupcake-toppers/#comments Wed, 01 Jun 2011 19:41:57 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=6073 I loved making the fondant cupcake toppers for Easter so much. So I came up with these sweet teddy bear cupcake toppers. I have made them in pink and blue and they are just perfect for a baby shower. This is what I use: Rolled fondant icing Tylo powder Rolling pin Tylo glue Small brush… [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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Cake with horse motif http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/cake-with-horse-motif/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/cake-with-horse-motif/#comments Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:07:12 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=5058 Since we moved, my daughter have found a new activity instead of the ballet classes she took while we lived in Copenhagen. Horses! The local riding school is located just down the road from where we live and last weekend, we were invited to a little social gathering with the rest of my daughters riding… [read more...]

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Louise

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Valentine’s heart cookies http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/valentines-heart-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/valentines-heart-cookies/#comments Mon, 14 Feb 2011 11:47:24 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=5036 No Valentine’s Day without something sweet. Therefor I have made some Valentine’s heart cookies and iced them with rolled fondant. To get the really deep red that I have used on some of the cookies. I have used a mix of Crystal color’s Poinsetta and Americolor’s Super Red. The mix of powder and gel together… [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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Testing the white chocolate fondant http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/testing-the-white-chocolate-fondant/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/testing-the-white-chocolate-fondant/#comments Mon, 07 Jun 2010 14:58:16 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=4414 I have now been testing the white chocolate fondant. I decided to test it on a dummy cake first. That way it was easier to peel off the fondant if there were any problems. I did not experience any problems while covering the dummy cake. The white chocolate fondant was really wonderful to work with.… [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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White chocolate fondant http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/white-chocolate-fondant-2/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/white-chocolate-fondant-2/#comments Fri, 21 May 2010 09:16:11 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=4312 I have for some time now heard about a very tasty white chocolate fondant that Jennifer Dontz makes on one of her dvds. The white chocolate fondant should be really good to work with and who would not like that? There is nothing worse than a rolled fondant that tear and crack when you cover… [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 bunny cookie lolly http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-bunny-cookie-lolly/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-bunny-cookie-lolly/#comments Sun, 28 Mar 2010 23:18:49 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=3690 When I made the sweet bunny cookie lollies, I made sure to take some photos of the working process so that I could put together a tutorial on how to make the bunny cookie lolly. They can be made in other colors than brown and I think that they would work just as good for… [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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Bunny cookie lollies http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/bunny-cookie-lollies/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/bunny-cookie-lollies/#comments Tue, 23 Mar 2010 09:56:56 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=3659 I have been working on how I could make some fluffy bunny cookie lollies for Easter. I ended up with these happy bunnies, decorated with rolled fondant and royal icing piped fur. The fur gave one problem though, a constantly cloggin tip. I received a comment about the exact problem from one of the readers,… [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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Fondant imprint mat http://cakejournal.com/tools/fondant-imprint-mat/ http://cakejournal.com/tools/fondant-imprint-mat/#comments Fri, 24 Jul 2009 22:22:22 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=2361 One of Wiltons lately new invensions that I really love, are their fantastic Fondant Imprint Mats. Flexible 20×20″ (50x50cm) mats that makes gorgeous imprints on your rolled fondant in four designs: Graceful Vines, Floral Fantasy, Happy Birthday and Star Power. They are so easy to use: 1. Roll out the fondant on a lightly cornstarch… [read more...]

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Louise

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Rosey fondant cookie lollys http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/rosey-fondant-cookie-lollys/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/rosey-fondant-cookie-lollys/#comments Sun, 21 Jun 2009 20:24:36 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=2244 Back when I saw some cute cupcake fondant molds I was thinking of how they maybe could work as a cookie decoration. The mould is very easy to work with and it release the fondant without a fuss as long as you remember to dust it well with corn starch. I quickly found out not… [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 Easter basket cookie http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-easter-basket-cookie/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-a-easter-basket-cookie/#comments Fri, 03 Apr 2009 23:35:37 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=1715 The Easter bunny is out early, with a little Easter treat to all of you So here is a tutorial on how you can make a sweet basket cookie for Easter. I have decorated my basket cookie with rolled fondant and decorated it with mini eggs and quick mini daffodil flowers. You could also just… [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

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Embossed cookies http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/embossed-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/embossed-cookies/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2008 13:08:08 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=678 This is some of the embossed cookies that I have made recently. The cookies are basic sugar cookies and they are iced with MMF. I have used Patchwork Cutters: Quilting embosser for the heart cookie in the teacup and the Butterflies-Ladybirds & Bees cutter/embosser for the small round cookie. For the pink and green heart cookies… [read more...]

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Louise

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Scandinavian Cake Show part 2 http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/scandinavian-cake-show-part-2/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/scandinavian-cake-show-part-2/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2008 19:40:22 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=412 I am back home again and thought that I would tell you how it went and also show you my cake:-) My friend Camilla and I arrived late Friday evening in Kungälv very close to Gothenburg in Sweden. I was happy that I could submit the cake Friday so I did not have to worrie… [read more...]

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Cupcake projects http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/cupcake-projects/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/cupcake-projects/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2008 10:47:02 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=238 We have had the most fantastic warm summer weather. So standing in the kitchen with the oven on have not been on my agenda lately. But I have pulled myself together to make some cupcakes for a little cupcake project on the Cakes & More forum. So I have made three different cupcake decorations 1.… [read more...]

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Gift Box Cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/gift-box-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/gift-box-cake/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2008 12:07:35 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=172 This gift box cake was made for the annual danish cake competition held by a danish cake craft store. It is quite small and cosy, but I meet with a lot of my danish cake friends for a nice “cake chat”. I was so lucky to win 1st prize with my cake and it is… [read more...]

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How to make marshmallow fondant http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-marshmallow-fondant/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-marshmallow-fondant/#comments Sat, 29 Mar 2008 23:02:43 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=111 Here is a little “How to” on how to make marshmallow fondant also known under the name MMF or chocolate MMF. You can use it to cover cakes. If you want to make flowers and figurines you will just have to knead in some Gum Tragacanth or Tylo powder so they dry up hard. This is what I… [read more...]

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How to decorate cookies with rolled fondant http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-decorate-cookies-with-rolled-fondant/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-decorate-cookies-with-rolled-fondant/#comments Fri, 18 Jan 2008 13:05:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=91 Decorating with rolled fondant is the easiest way to get a beautiful cookie in no time. You use the same cookie cutter to cut out the rolled fondant and apply it to the cookie with a little bit of corn syrup. I like to use small embossing sticks or veining tools to make pretty details… [read more...]

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Pirate birthday cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/pirate-birthday-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/pirate-birthday-cake/#comments Sun, 14 Oct 2007 18:51:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=72 I made this pirate cake for my nieces birthday party. The theme was pirates so I decided to make a cake with a pirate flag with skull and cross bones on it. The cake is covered with rolled fondant icing. I hope that all the pirates at the party loved the cake. Happy Caking Louise

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Mini cakes http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/mini-cakes/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/mini-cakes/#comments Sun, 30 Sep 2007 20:28:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=69 I made these four mini cakes for fun this week. I baked a 6″ square cake and filled it with chocolate ganache. I used a 2″ round cutter to cut out four small cakes. Crumb coated them with ganache and covered them with chocolate and regular marshmallow fondant. Happy Caking Louise

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Knitting basket cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/knitting-basket-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/knitting-basket-cake/#comments Wed, 25 Jul 2007 21:06:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=52 I have been working on a cake for a birthday party the last couple of days. The person have her own yarn shop, so what would be better than making a knitting basket cake? I have used Patchwork Cutters to make the Basketweave embossing and used my indispensable sugar gun to make all the strands… [read more...]

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Cake for a summer party http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/cakes-for-a-summer-party/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/cakes-for-a-summer-party/#comments Sun, 24 Jun 2007 12:56:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=38 For a summer party at my childrens kindergarden. A sweet princess cake that will be sold at the cake booth. I also made one with Spiderman for the boys. Happy Caking! Louise

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