Month: March 2020

Gumpaste Peony Tutorial

The thing that got me into cake decorating in a serious way almost 20 years ago was sugar flowers. I was instantly and completely enchanted by an article about Ron Ben-Israel in Martha Stewart Living, bought all the equipment listed at the back of the magazine and that was it! […]

lemon curd

Lemon curd is one of those things that is just so lovely and satisfying to make (and to eat!). One of life’s simple pleasures, and so handy to have around (it freezes very well). It’s delicious on buttered toast, in a cake, on a scone, folded into whipped cream or […]

mermaid cake tutorial

This mermaid cake is one of my very favorite designs to do. The process is fun, and the result is show stopping!! watch this video for full instructions: make the tail you’ll need: modeling chocolate paring knife sugar shapers dresden tool small circle cutter lustre dust in your choice of […]

Mickey Face Tutorial

Everybody loves Mickey! With my Mickey face tutorial it’s simple and fun to create his face from fondant, for the front of a cake as shown, or as a topper. The video below goes through the process from start to finish. you’ll need: fondant (black, white, red) gel colors dresden […]