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Have you ever wanted to know how to prevent your icing fondant covered cake board from scratching? Then check out this tutorial! We've all done it, scratched it, dented it, or marked it, but how about not doing it anymore? This is a fabulously easy way to foolproof your boards, even at the last minute! The simple solution is by baking it! Yes, you heard me correctly; you can bake a fondant covered board in the oven; what this does is dry it out, leaving you with a rock hard board that you...
Many cultures have embraced gnomes over the years, and everyone has a different take on them. Some find them mystical, others charming; however, you can't deny they are super cute! So with that in mind and it being the festive season I thought I'd put them together with a Santa Claus twist. How to make Gnome Santa Claus The icing fondant colours used to make the Gnomes Santa & Mrs Claus are Renshaw: Jet Black Poppy Red Yellow White Sugarflair Concentrated Dye - Caramel Ivory - (This was...
For all you Squid Game Fans out there, here are some cupcake toppers for you to have a go at. I must confess I've never seen it, but my daughter raves about it and seeing as it's one of the most talked-about shows on Netflix, it was definitely worth putting these together. My daughter came up with the designs, and I then made them on my dummy cupcakes. If you'd like to know how I made them, please find a mini-tutorial below showing you what tools and colours I used on the Squid Game...
If you're stuck for some Halloween Treats and don't want to spend ages making toppers, then why not give these a go? These Easy Ghost Cupcake Toppers won't take long to make, and you'll only need a few bits of equipment from your kitchen. If you do have more time, they are definitely one worth making with the kids. There's nothing sharp involved, so you'll have lots of fun making them or letting the kids utilise their skills and leaving them to their own devices. How do I make Easy Ghost...
I recently made a Harry Potter Slytherin Cake for my daughter's birthday and thought it would be a great idea to put together a tutorial on how to make the Sorting Hat. It's relatively easy to do and looks quite effective too. So if you'd like to make your own, here's a step by step tutorial showing you how I did it. How to make a Harry Potter Sorting Hat Equipment Chocolate or Brown Icing (I used both) Rolling Pin Silicone Mat Dresden Tool Paintbrushes Black Lustre dust Tin/Cling Film...
Do you want to know how to make these easy peasy paw print toppers for your cupcakes? If the answer is yes and you're looking for a quick project with the kids, then follow this easy step by step tutorial showing you how to make them! Ingredients White Icing Fondant Black Icing Fondant Grey Icing Fondant Brown Icing Fondant Jam or Buttercream Edible Glue or Water Icing Sugar to roll out on (Optional) I used Renshaw Icing for all my colours. Equipment Pre-made Cupcakes Rolling Pin...
When using the plain creme mix, I made muffins and cupcakes using two different methods. Method 1 was done by adding the ingredients in stages and at different speeds. Method 2, although using two different speeds I used the all in one method instead. Method 1 - Made Muffins - Adding the eggs first and then the oil and water. Method 2 - Made Cupcakes - Using the all in one method. Method 1 - Muffins - Adding the eggs first and then the oil and water. Ingredients 500 grams Cake Mix 175...
This mini-tutorial shows you how to make your own homemade gold-painted chocolate drops using a chocolate mould and edible paint. Equipment/Ingredients Chocolate Drops Silicone Mould Chocolate Piping Bag Scissors Paintbrush Toothbrush Edible Gold Paint* *If you are making the paint from scratch will need alcohol, gold lustre, a small pot to mix in and a cocktail stick. Method 1 Firstly, wash the mould in the dishwasher or hot soapy water and let it air dry. 2 If you would like...
If you're looking for elegant ways to spruce up your cupcakes, then why not try your hand at these chocolate stamp toppers. The fun thing about them is they're quick to make, you can have different designs, and you can either leave them as they are or decorate them with sprays, colour or lustre if you wish to. The size of each stamp is approximately 2.5 cm in diameter, which is similar to that of a two pence piece. Now I did this in two ways; I explain both methods to show the results of...
Unicorns are lovely little mystical creatures that seem to be adored by everyone, so what better way of bringing your favourite creatures to life than making an edible one! Whether it be for kids or adults alike, I'm sure the recipient of this lovely whimsical creature will thoroughly enjoy it. How do I make a Rainbow Unicorn Cake Topper? To make an edible Unicorn cake topper, you will need the following items: Icing Fondant Lustre Dust - Gold & Pink Click- Twist Brush - Metallic Light...
Seeing as Rainbows and Unicorns aren't going anywhere soon, I thought it only fair to put together a tutorial to show you how to make a Rainbow Cake Topper. This tutorial will show you two ways of making the rainbow topper using icing/fondant. How do I make a Rainbow Cake Topper? To make the Rainbow Cake Topper, you will need the following: Coloured Icing/Fondant/Sugarpaste 2 x Silicon Mats Cake Smoother Edible Glue Thin Paintbrush Cocktail Sticks Large Knife Small or Large...
I have put together a tutorial on how to make an edible Football Topper. This design can be applied to both cakes and cupcakes and has a lovely realistic effect. The great thing about it is the more lines and cracks that appear in the fondant, the more authentic the ball looks, which brings it to life. The design of it is super easy and one you can definitely get the kids involved in, well, if they don't eat all the fondant first! So without further ado, let's get the ball rolling. How do...
Here is a tutorial on how to make chocolate tiffin:- Ingredients: 100 grams / 3.5oz Unsalted Butter 100 grams / 3.5oz Golden Syrup 25 grams / 1oz of Cocoa 250 gram Pack of Digestive Biscuits (Graham Crackers) use around three-quarters of the packet. 1 Small Bag of Maltesers (Optional) 200 grams / 7oz of Milk Chocolate* 1 x Greased 7-inch square tin. *Please note that the recipe states Milk Chocolate, but I have mistakenly put a bar of dark chocolate instead in the above picture...
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