Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Its Domo! (or its pink sister?)

Well done Trisha and Ellen! You will be in hot demand for birthday cakes.

Making icing roses

Grade 11 and 12 baking are learning how difficult it is to make buttercream roses! With patience and practice, however, they're starting to get the hang of it. Go Makkelia!

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Working with chocolate

Click here to learn how to make chocolate cups. Scroll down to view the video. You might like to try using the foil cups instead of muffin cups. See what works.

Click here to see an alternative way to make chocolate curls and cigarettes from

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Decorating a shaped/character cake

Click here for instructions from the wilton site.

Plan what picture your group will use for their practice cake! Anything goes (as long as it's not obscene, illegal etc :)

Making fondant, fondant flowers and covering a cake

Royal icing flowers

Skip through the boring parts of the videos and get straight to the parts you need!

Chantilly lace wedding cake

This design is really easy and looks super impressive. You just need to use a steady pressure on your piping bag to get an even flow. You can use a paper cone or a piping bag with a small round tip.

Basketweave and fences

Piping borders out of buttercream or royal icing

How to make roses out of buttercream

Thursday, March 01, 2012