|Posted on November 21, 2016 at 12:35 AM||comments (17644)|
Hydrangeas are one of my favorite flowers. They are tiny flowers that grow together in flowerheads creating the illusion of one large flower.
They comes in an array of colors like white, pink, blue, purple, etc. The ones we are making today are a beautiful shade of lavender.
Following is the full video tutorial and the material list for your convenience. I hope you get to try it, these flowers are great to fill in the areas on your cake that big flowers can't reach, hiding e...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 31, 2016 at 4:35 PM||comments (9880)|
Cont. From Part 1.
5. Digital Scale - I first bought a fixed dial scale to measure cake pans so they would have the same amount of batter and thus yield the same height once baked. This would reduce the amount of cake I have to shave off to level it. One day I dropped the scale and it broke, so I decided to buy a digital scale for more accuracy. Since then, I've found many uses for my digital scale beside weighing the cake batter. I measure the exact amount of fondant needed to cover d...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 31, 2016 at 3:25 PM||comments (26361)|
When I first started making cakes I went shopping at Michaels and got the basics. The things that I thought every baker out there had to be able to make beautiful masterpieces. Measuring cups, silicone molds, offset spatula, fondant roller, you name it. In the real world though, beautiful fondant cakes are waaaay more complicated than baking from a box mix and covering it with fondant.
I learned, by trial and error, that precision comes first before the fun decorating part starts....Read Full Post »