Royal Icing Piped Daisies

 I thought it would fun to learn how to make these cute and cheerful royal icing daisies (in minutes) with this video tutorial. All you will need is an understanding of pressure control, bag potions, and the correct constancy of the icing. In addition to a few supplies and materials; a detailed list is provided below.I have used my royal icing daisies for the cookies above and the cupcakes below. Piped daisies are a......more

Enchanting Brush Embroidery Sugar Cookie Plaque

I adore the little plaque cookies they are extremely versatile, and what better cake decorating technique than tone on tone brush embroidery? The finished design is elegantly suitable for hanging (except that it is edible). The plaque cookies are show stopping gift, bridal shower, wedding favor, graduation, or just the perfect cookie to say thank you....more

Jazzy Summer cupcakes

Cupcakes are usually one serving size, no sharing involved. They’re small and easy to package, store, and transport. Decorating cupcakes is fun and creative  for people of all ages. Generally they can be made out of common kitchen supplies and ingredients you have on hand, and they take less then 1/2 an hour to bake. Cupcakes are perfect for a plethora of events, including birthday parties, bachelorette parties, business events, rehearsal dinners, bachelor......more

Rose and Alstroemeria Lily Flower Paste Keepsake

Every bride wants her wedding day to be perfect, to feel like a princess for that one special day. The cake is a special element of that day, with so many choices and styles it can become overwhelming. As a cake decorator I try to eliminate some of that stress by carefully listening to what the bride wants and expects. I recently had a bride ask me if I could create a keepsake of flowers she had chosen for her... ...more

Summer Wedding Cupcakes

Just as in fashion trends come and go the same is true in the world of weddings. Each year, new trends excite and inspire many brides.Trends for 2014 weddings lean towards individual style and a flair for the unconventional. While Cakes are still a popular centerpiece choice for  the reception, cupcakes have become a favorite for many brides....more
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Royal Icing Lily of the Valley Sugar Cookies

The classic art of royal icing piping has never really gone away. I am happy to say in the last few years royal icing has become popular, even trendy with a modern twist. There are a multitude of decorative uses for royal icing from simple piped designs to intricate patterns, cameos, and of course Lambeth method. A cake or cookie can go to a whole knew level by adding royal icing designs. Pressure piping is an important skill to master. Not only......more

A Fashionable 4th of July

July 4th is quickly approaching, two short weeks away! I was inspired to create a pinwheel fashion cake decorated with red, white and blue.I truly wanted to design a cake that was different from all the Independence cakes I had seen in the past. I love fashion so I began there.I placed ruffle dresses around a square cake in blue and red fondant. Once the dresses were completed pinwheels seemed to jump into my head, and......more

Father’s Day Lemon-White Chocolate Madeira Cake

Here is a special recipe tutorial for Father’s Day. It is a Madeira Lemon-White Chocolate Cake.A Madeira cake is an English cake that is similar to a pound cake. It bakes slower than a sponge cake and I bake it at a lower temperature to insure a lovely golden brown colour. The taste is heavenly and you can bake the cake a day ahead if need be and serve for Father’s Day tomorrow, or you can bake the cake... ...more

Lemon Meringue Pie Cookie

Last week I was surfing Facebook and found a beautiful lemon tart on Tastemade‘s page. The photo of the lemon pie enticed my tastebuds which was no surprise since  my absolute favorite pie is lemon meringue (my husband loves my  lemon meringue pie recipe too)! With Father’s Day and the 4th of July quickly approaching my creative juices received a boost instead of baking a lemon meringue pie or tart I would design......more
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Working with Royal Icing

Royal icing is a hard white icing, made from softly beaten egg whites, icing sugar(powdered sugar), and optional extract flavor. Royal icing traditionally is used for decorative designs, covering cookies and cakes (covering cake is an European tradition). It can be piped into an infinite types of decorations such as: borders, flowers,butterflies, shapes, jewelry, and so much more. It also is used for brush embroidery, creating... ...more