Cake Decorating Basics: How To Color Fondant

Adding food coloring

Learn how to color fondant with this step-by-step photo tutorial. Perfect for all your cake and cupcake decorating projects. You can buy fondant in many different ways: large tubs, small packages, pure white, colored, you can make your own, whatever strikes your fancy.   I typically will buy or make my fondant white and color it for whatever project I am working on.  Particularly … Read More

How to Cover A Cake Board With Fondant

3 Tier Spiderman birthday cake

This post contains affiliate links that help keep me in butter.  Thanks for your support! Today, we are going to talk about cake boards.  What are they?  They are the board that goes underneath your cake so you can transport it around.  They come in all kinds of shapes, sizes and colors.  A cake board can be made from cardboard, wood, … Read More

My First Tiered Cake

what I learned making my first tiered cake

This was my nephew’s first birthday cake.  It was my first time making a three tiered cake and also my first time making a cake for that many people (50-55 people).  I learned a lot on this cake. The Cake: The tiers were 8″, 10″, and 12″.  The 12″ cake was by far the largest cake that I have ever … Read More

How To Make Fondant Strawberries

how to make fondant strawberries

  These strawberry patch cupcakes were inspired by Martha Stewart from her Cupcakes book.  She recommends using marzipan, however, I had some red and green fondant lying around so that is what I used. How to make fondant strawberries: For a dozen cupcakes, I made about 20 strawberries.  I found that the cupcakes looked the nicest when there was some … Read More