CakeJournal.com » Tutorials 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 Chrysanthemum cookies http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/chrysanthemum-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/chrysanthemum-cookies/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:46:01 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=16132 Since I am a big fan of fondant, I don’t use royal icing a lot in cake or cookie decorating. But sometimes, I like to change things up a bit and use royal icing to come up with new techniques and designs Today, I am sharing a tutorial for these simple chrysanthemum cookies, made with royal… [read more...]

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Cowboy Hat Cake Tutorial – Part 2 http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-cowboy-hat-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-cowboy-hat-cake/#respond Wed, 08 Apr 2015 03:31:44 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18611 If you missed it, be sure to check out How to Make a Cowboy Hat Cake, Part 1.  In that post, I shared about how to prep the cake and get it ready for the decorating.  Here in part 2, I’m going to share how to do all the fondant work and finish it up! So let’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 Cowboy Hat Cake – Part 1 http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/cowboy-hat-cake-part-1/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/cowboy-hat-cake-part-1/#respond Wed, 01 Apr 2015 03:31:38 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18588 As long as I’ve been doing cakes, cowboy themed cakes have been popular!  They never seem to go out of style so this week I want to share with you How to Make a Cowboy Hat Cake. This cake can stand alone (as you can see in my picture) or you could place it on top 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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How to Make Poinsettia Cupcakes http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-poinsettia-cupcakes/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-make-poinsettia-cupcakes/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:19:16 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18419 I am sharing a tutorial for beautiful poinsettia cupcakes today. They are lovely to make during the holiday season, especially Christmas. But if you use different colored icings, you can make different colors of flowers that would be great for Spring time too. To make these cupcakes, you will need the following supplies: Vanilla cupcakes Green,… [read more...]

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How to Make a Chocolate Gift Box Topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/chocolate-gift-box-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/chocolate-gift-box-topper/#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:53:54 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18403 The cake I am sharing with all of you today is decorated with a cute chocolate gift box topper. It’s completely edible, really easy to make and great for many different occasions. You can fill it with whatever seasonal candies you like. You can also hide a surprise inside it and seal it completely and… [read more...]

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How to Make Shamrock Cupcake Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/shamrock-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/shamrock-cupcake-toppers/#comments Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:58:40 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18747 Sometimes when I’m brainstorming a design for holiday cupcakes, it feels like it’s all been done before. But when I came across an image of these “abstract shamrocks,” they felt so fresh and modern. I thought they would make fun, graphic cupcake toppers for St. Patrick’s Day! This is what you need: Work surface Rolling… [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 Despicable Me Cupcake Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/desicable-me-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/desicable-me-cupcake-toppers/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:17:15 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18536 I hear a new Minion movie is coming this Summer. But it’s hard to imagine these lovable characters getting any more popular than they already are! Their cute goggles and facial expressions make them a big hit with the kids. These steps will transform them into fondant cupcake toppers for your Minion fan. See Also:… [read more...]

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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 Mini Love Letter Cakes http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-mini-love-letter-cakes/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-mini-love-letter-cakes/#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18:37:05 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18707 I have seen lots of love letter cookies but I haven’t seen many love letter cakes. So, I prepared a tutorial for these mini love letter cakes today. They are just so adorable, simple and perfect for Valentine’s day! To make these cakes, you will need the following supplies: Chocolate cake Buttercream icing White fondant… [read more...]

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How to make a Love cake http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-love-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-love-cake/#comments Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:24:43 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18454 I am in “love” with today’s “LOVE” cake! I like the simplicity of this cake… it’s clean, pink, effortless and totally romantic! I didn’t add any type of topper on top of this cake because I felt like it was overwhelming the cake design. You can add one if you like though. I also decided… [read more...]

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How To Make Valentine’s Day Underwear Cookies http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-valentines-day-underwear-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-valentines-day-underwear-cookies/#comments Wed, 04 Feb 2015 21:37:48 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18472 I’m all about making sweets for my sweetest on Valentine’s Day. I usually go with something that’s a little cheeky, but never too risqué. That’s where these cute underwear cookies come in. They’re fun to make, a little tongue-in-cheek and definitely suggestive without being raunchy. Plus, these are easily personalized by switching up the stitching and changing… [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 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 Sugar Mold Cupcake Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-sugar-mold-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-sugar-mold-cupcake-toppers/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:19:50 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18515 This is a super easy technique to create sugar mold cupcake toppers that would work in any color and with a huge variety of molds. Because mini lips are so hard to resist, we decided to make these sugary little accents for mini Valentine’s Day cupcakes but could have easily made a top for any… [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 Simple Fondant Ribbon Roses http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-simple-fondant-ribbon-roses/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-simple-fondant-ribbon-roses/#comments Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:59:08 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18061 Today I want to share with you How to Make Simple Fondant Ribbon Roses.  These roses are very easy to make, and they’re perfect to adorn little girl birthday cakes (as you see above) or baby shower cakes or cupcakes (see a cupcake at the end of the post), or even for wedding cakes! For… [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 Gum Paste Mums http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/gum-paste-mums/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/gum-paste-mums/#comments Mon, 05 Jan 2015 12:56:21 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18075 About a year ago, I did a tutorial for a wonderful and edible modeling chocolate basket. You can fill it whatever you like. I filled it with beautiful gum paste mums. Over time, I have gotten a few requests for a tutorial on those flowers. Well, I am sharing my tutorial today… Enjoy! To make… [read more...]

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How To Make Candy Cane Shard Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/candy-cane-shard-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/candy-cane-shard-toppers/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:00:38 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18129 One of my favorite things about Christmas is candy canes and my favorite are the fruity ones. Obviously, I use those candy canes in my seasonal baking and cake decorating too This time, I decided to make shards of colorful candy canes and used those as cake toppers! To make these shards, you will need… [read more...]

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How To Make Olaf Cupcake Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-olaf-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-olaf-cupcake-toppers/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:06:33 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18310   Do you want to build a snowman cupcake topper?  Let me show you how it’s done…… This is what I used: Work surface Corn starch Small rolling pin 2.5 inch circle cutter Large edible white pearls Fine tip black edible marker X-acto knife Small ball tool Fondant in blue, white, orange and black Wilton… [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 Teddy Sled Cupcakes http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-teddy-sled-cupcakes/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-teddy-sled-cupcakes/#comments Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:42:58 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18298 I made these teddy sleds last year for Christmas and all the little kids loved them. But, I didn’t use them as cupcake toppers. I just packaged them individually. This year, I thought I would use them as cupcake toppers and I think they turned out pretty darn sweet. They are just so much fun… [read more...]

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How To Make An Apple Pops Cake http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/apple-cake-pops/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/apple-cake-pops/#comments Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:37:20 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18147 The cake that I am sharing with you today is perfect for Teacher appreciation days or even birthday parties for kids. It’s a simple frosted cake with some sprinkles and I decorated it with some apple marshmallow pop toppers. You can make green or yellow apples too but I thought the red ones looked the… [read more...]

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How to make an Eskimo girl cake topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-eskimo-girl-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-eskimo-girl-cake-topper/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:00:22 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18019 This time of year is filled with the hustle and bustle of the holidays. People are preparing for all kinds of festive occasions, including winter birthday parties.  This Eskimo girl cake topper could be customized to resemble any winter birthday girl.  She would look fabulous on a little white cake!  This is what you need: Work… [read more...]

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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 Sugared Heart Cupcake Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/sugared-heart-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/sugared-heart-cupcake-toppers/#comments Thu, 04 Dec 2014 23:33:32 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=18106 Sugar decorations are a great way to dazzle your cakes and cupcakes. They are very easy and cheap to make and you can also make them in any shape or color of your choice. I used small cookie cutters to make some heart and star sugar decorations for cupcakes. But, you can easily use chocolate… [read more...]

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How To Make Sparkly Snowflake Cupcakes http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-sparkly-snowflake-cupcakes/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-sparkly-snowflake-cupcakes/#comments Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19:16:32 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17993 So, ever since the movie “Frozen” hit the scene, people of every age are crazy for all things sparkly and snowy. Well, that’s why these cupcakes will be a great addition to any cake maker’s repertoire. They’re perfect for Winter get togethers, Christmas parties and, of course, for every Frozen themed party from now on.… [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 Cute Dinosaur Cookies http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/cute-dinosaur-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/cute-dinosaur-cookies/#respond Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:30:55 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17932 Last week, my friend asked if I could make make a few dinosaur cookies for her son, who has been hooked on everything related to dinosaurs. So, I made these darling dino cookies. My friend’s son loved them and has already asked for more..haha. To make them, you will need the following supplies: Dinosaur shaped… [read more...]

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How To Make Peppermint Candy Cupcakes http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-peppermint-candy-cupcakes/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-peppermint-candy-cupcakes/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:16:07 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17956   We’re so happy every year when delicious little peppermint candies start appearing around the Christmas season. They fill bowls and stockings, and eventually our pockets because we partake in their yumminess whenever we get a chance. So, it’s only fitting that they would be the perfect inspiration for a cupcake. Round, bite size, adorable… [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 Modern Feather Cupcakes http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-modern-feather-cupcakes/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-modern-feather-cupcakes/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:56:07 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17979 Feathers are the new design inspiration and here is a chance to turn them into cake inspiration. Perfect for a bridal shower or modern birthday party, metallic gold and coral luster dust elevate these textural fondant feather to an elegant presentation. Making the feathers by hand gives you a chance to give them your own twist… [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 Pine Cone Shaped Cake Bites http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-pine-cone-shaped-cake-bites/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-pine-cone-shaped-cake-bites/#comments Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:40:14 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17938 These pine cone shaped cake bites are not only the simplest treats to make, but are perfect for any fall or winter dessert table. A shaped chocolate mold takes the guess work out of creating these little “nods to nature” and the flavor is very easily customized with your favorite candy or cake pop filling. To finish them,… [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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Tutorial: Geometric Cupcakes http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/geometric-cupcakes/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/geometric-cupcakes/#respond Wed, 12 Nov 2014 19:23:28 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17878 Do you guys remember the geometric abstract cake I shared a few months ago, inspired by Marina Sousa’a Craftsy class? Well, some people asked me how I made those diamond and circle pieces. So, I did a tutorial to help you guys along…Enjoy! To make these cupcakes, you will need the following supplies: Yellow gumpaste… [read more...]

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Tutorial: Chocolate Loops Cake http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/chocolate-loops-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/chocolate-loops-cake/#comments Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:12:13 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17869 Today, I am sharing another tutorial, using chocolate I just love chocolate… it’s an easy medium to work with and there is just sooooo much you can do with it! I made these sprinkly chocolate loops and pushed them on top of the cake, which resulted in a beautiful cake. To make these loops, you… [read more...]

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Tutorial: How To Make A Fox Cake Topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-fox-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-fox-cake-topper/#comments Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:38:54 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17834 It’s Autumn here in New England and my backyard is alive with woodland critters. I see chipmunks, deer, squirrels and even black bear! But on rare occasions, I’ll get a peek at a quick moving fox. And this cake topper is dedicated to that magical creature.  This is what I used: Work surface Corn starch… [read more...]

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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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Tutorial: Candy Corn Inspired Cookies http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/candy-corn-inspired-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/candy-corn-inspired-cookies/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:32:59 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17734 It’s that time of the year again when all sorts of delicious candies flood the markets. I look forward to the classics like candy corns…Mmmmm These cookies are not exact replicas of actual candy corn. I simply used candy corns as inspiration because of their pretty colors and triangular shape. You can use royal icing… [read more...]

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Red Velvet Cake Decorated With Mini Chocolate Bites http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/red-velvet-cake-decorated-chocolate-bites/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/red-velvet-cake-decorated-chocolate-bites/#comments Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:59:35 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17822 Most people like making red velvet cake on Valentine’s Day but I love making it around Halloween because of its intense red color This is my favorite red velvet cake recipe… it’s very soft and moist, primarily due to the use of vinegar and buttermilk. I also like to use sifted all-purpose flour because all… [read more...]

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Tutorial: How to Make Cowboy Hat Cupcake Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-cowboy-hat-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/make-cowboy-hat-cupcake-toppers/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:24:09 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17709   I recently had an order for a cowboy themed party and I had to come up with a plan for How to Make Cowboy Hat Cupcake Toppers. After brainstorming a little bit, I realized they were going to be pretty easy to do and super, duper cute!   I hope you think so too!… [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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Easy and bold wafer paper flower tutorial http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/easy-bold-wafer-paper-flower-tutorial/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/easy-bold-wafer-paper-flower-tutorial/#respond Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:28:33 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17686 I have been playing with wafer papers for about a month now and I am simply loving it! You can use it in so many ways to decorate cakes. Here is a cake that I decorated with a very easy wafer flower. I gave it a bold look by drawing thick black outlines around the… [read more...]

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How to make a witch cake topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/witch-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/witch-cake-topper/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:08:05 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17639 This happy little witch is the perfect decoration for your Halloween treats. She would look adorable on a dessert table or on top of a cake. In miniature version, she would also make a great cupcake topper. This is what you need: Work surface Corn starch Fondant in black, white, tan, orange, lime, purple and… [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 a crybaby cake http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/crybaby-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/crybaby-cake/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:39:12 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17561 Have you noticed how quickly a baby’s mood changes?! lol. One minute… they are happy and laughing and a minute later, they are crying their heart out…hehe. I think this crybaby cake says it all and it’s also great to serve at baby showers To make this cake, you will need the following supplies: Round… [read more...]

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How to Make Abstract Metallic Diamond Tiles for Cakes http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/abstract-metallic-diamond-tiles/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/abstract-metallic-diamond-tiles/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:15:50 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17534 We have been doing some work around our place and while shopping for tiles at Home Depot, it occurred to me that I can make similar tiles out of fondant and use them to decorate cakes! They are especially great to use on abstract cakes. I think it’s something different and “outside the box” that… [read more...]

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How to make a modeling chocolate tree cake topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/modeling-chocolate-tree-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/modeling-chocolate-tree-cake-topper/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:37:56 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17463 When my little cousin asked for a colorful cake with trees, flowers and birds for her birthday, I was more than happy to oblige But, I wanted to keep the design cute and I really didn’t want it to start looking like a wedding cake…lol. I used modeling chocolate to make the tree because I… [read more...]

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How to make football cupcake toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/football-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/football-cupcake-toppers/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:59:03 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17510 Fall is here.  A chill has returned to the air and a popular sport has returned to our televisions. These easy Fall football cupcake toppers will liven up your game day treats! This is what you need: Work surface Brown fondant Plastic wrap Rolling pin Corn Starch Football rubber stamp X-acto knife White “Dab n… [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 “feather-inspired” leaf cake decorations http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/feather-inspired-leaves-decorations/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/feather-inspired-leaves-decorations/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:31:08 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17443 I wanted to decorate a cake with leaves but not just basic green leaves. These leaves were inspired by pictures of exotic birds with beautiful/colorful feathers that I recently saw in a nature magazine. NOTE: If you want to make regular feathers, you will still find this tutorial helpful…. – Just use white gum paste… [read more...]

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How to Decorate Simple T-Rex Dinosaur Cookies http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/decorating-t-rex-dinosaur-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/decorating-t-rex-dinosaur-cookies/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:17:38 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17424 Today I want to share with you how to decorate simple T-Rex Dinosaur Cookies! I’ll be the first to admit that I am not a cookie expert and it’s taken me a couple of years to feel confident enough with them to take regular orders.   But because I don’t feel like I’ve mastered cookie decorating,… [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 Stenciled Petit Fours http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/stenciled-petit-fours/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/stenciled-petit-fours/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:47:01 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17292 Stenciled petit fours are really easy to make and work for so many different occasions. This time around we’ve left a few petit fours plain for the word “BABY”, but they’d work just as well completely covered in pattern. A damask stencil makes the finished presentation elegant, but mixing up the stencil would give them a… [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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