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Cupcake Swirl Feature

This week I thought I would share with you how I pipe butter cream swirls on my cupcakes. Its actually pretty easy to do after a bit of practice. To do this, you will need a piping bag, 1M star tip and buttercream of your choice. I like to use the Wilton’s buttercream recipe. If your not familiar with how […]

Colouring Fondant

Colouring fondant involves mixing a desired colour into white fondant icing. It is reccomended that coloured gel be used as you only need a small amount. These gels come in different colours and can be mixed to produce a variety of colours and shades. I personally use Wilton’s branded icing gel. To mix the colouring in, use a tooth pick […]

Tools

  For those of you who are new to cupcake decorating, I thought I would make a useful list of cupcake decorating supplies that you may need to consider buying in order to get started. Please click the links to get more information and pictures on the associated products. • Ganache – either chocolate or white chocolate. I use this […]

Featured Piping Bag

Assembling a piping bag for the first time can be a tricky process especially if you haven’t been taught how to do it. I know from first hand experience but you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to figure it out. Just follow these simple steps or watch the following video. Steps: 1. Cut the tip off the piping […]

Featured Rose

One of the easiest methods that can be used to make a rose out of icing fondant is with a mold. Not only is it simple but it can save you a lot of time and money especially if you wish decorate a number of cupcakes with roses. To use a mold simply press the desired coloured fondue into the […]

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