Cake Decorating Ideas

Cake Decorating Ideas

Enjoy finding cake decorating ideas for your next party or celebration. We have decorating tips and hints, birthday cake ideas, and new innovative ways to keep your cake decorating up-to-date and spectacular.

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  • Working with Marzipan

    Because marzipan is both delicious to eat on its own and simple to make, it is often used both as the icing for cakes an... 
  • Fondarific Fondant Chart

    Know the exact amount to buy! Here is a handy chart for your reference when using Fondarific fondant to de... 
  • Piping Icing "Pearls"

    To pipe icing "pearls" on your cake, fit a round-holed icing tube (a #3-5 works fine) onto a pastry bag. Then, simply c... 
  • General Hints

    Use Gum Arabic to make glazes... mixing it with varying amounts of water. It can used as a glaze for marzipan... 
  • Spectacular, Yet Simple

    "Wow! That is so cute! You are really creative!" That is what your family and friends will say to you whe... 
  • Cakes for Your Valentine

    Nothing says "Happy Valentine's Day" like a homemade goodie...
  • Gum Arabic

    When gum arabic is mixed with varying amounts of water, it can be used as a glaze for marzipan, or an edible glue for... 
  • Christmas Cupcakes

    If you prefer decorating cakes to creating cookies – cupcakes are a great way to celebrate the season. They are ju... 
  • Assembly of Layer Cakes

    Always level cake layers before assembling tiers. If you don't, your layers may crack or slide after assembly. Plac... 
  • Royal Icing

    1/2 cup cold water 1/2 tsp. cr... 
  • Buttercreme Icing Recipe

    1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup shortening 1 tsp. vanill... 
  • "UP" Standing Easter Cakes

    Did you make that cake? Wow – that's really something! It may look difficult, but creating thre... 
  • Decorating Tubes

    The size and shape of the opening on a decorating tube determines the type of decorations the tip will produce. Be... 
  • Dynamite Ideas for Your Party

    By Melinda Helton-Cromer Showers, weddings, Mother's Day, graduation parties, and Father's day...Wow! This ce... 
  • Layered Cake Instructions

    Create those luscious layered cakes at home - it is easy. Just follow these... 
  • Cake Balls and Cake Pops

    Create fun-shaped cake ... 
  • Push Up Cake Ideas & Tips

    This new fad is a lot of fun.
  • Banana French Toast Cupcakes

    Enjoy these cupcakes with friends along with a good cup of coffee!
  • Triple Berry Individual Cheesecakes

    Delectable Individual Cheesecakes - with a tiered effect. Perfect to displa... 
  • Creating Birds that are Angry

    Black Bird Cake - Large Cake When my 2-year-old grandson came up to me and asked for... 
  • Farm Cake and Cupcakes

    Let's go to the farm! All kids want to live on a farm, visit a farm, play on a farm, or maybe eat a farm? Here... 
  • How to decorate with rolled fondant

    Decorating with rolled fondant opens up endless possibilities for design. Fondant creates a smooth satiny surface for... 
  • Creating Push-Up Cakes

    Create deliciously beautiful push-up cakes!
  • How to get started in cake decorating

    If you've ever wanted to make that special occasion cake, but thought you didn't have the time or skill, read on, and... 
  • Hello Kitty Cake

    Hello Little Kitty - you are so cute. The perfect cake for little girls - and not so ... 
  • Cupcake Cones

    Create perfectly shaped snow cone or ice cream cone cupcakes. The cake batt...