I've always wondered what the secret was to those perfectly messy frosted cakes. Now I know!
It's hard not to love a beautifully decorated cupcake. Gloria from Glorious Treats shows us how we can do just that. She explains the four most popular frosting tips that are used and includes links to her favorite frosting recipes. As a 'grand finale', she even
So, maybe you don't have time to bake crazy shapes into your cupcakes but you still want 'em to have a little pizazz. Well, hold the phone, you're in luck! This simple technique will have you seeing (or would that be eating?) rainbows in no time!
Kaitlin from WhiskKid has got a few things figured out: 1) cakes should always be created from layers; 2) the more thin layers, the better, as they allow for more frosting; and 3) if you're gonna have crazy layers to support the frosting, you might as well make those substrates amazing.
Yes, you can buy tubes of frosting and decorating gels that have pen-like tips, but everyone knows that homemade frosting is almost always superior than the store-bought stuff. Those pens, are very handy, however.With Cuisipro's Decorating Pen ($10) we can now have the convenience of a writing instrument without sacrificing taste. It can produce fine or thick lines and is top-shelf dishwasher safe.