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Wicked Red Fondant High Heel Shoe

This tutorial video will show separate methods to creating the high heel, one I mould the heel myself and one is a pre-made mould, either method will give you a brilliant high heel shoe.

 

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Primrose Garden Tufted Heart on a Sugar Cookie

I was playing around with scratch piping primroses when this idea for scratch piping primroses on a tufted open heart popped into my head. Primroses have heart shaped petals that matched my tufted heart.

 

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Take Your Sugar Roses to the Ultimate Level with Wired Petals

To achieve a realistic fully open rose I will show you how to wire the last 7 to 9  petals on your open rose. I have found by wiring the petals the rose is not only a realistic, but is stronger and easier to handle.

 

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Video Library Recent Additions

Delicate Oriental String-Work

A cake piped with Oriental string-work gives wow-factor. The method of beautiful Oriental string-work involves piping a series of overlapping loops around the side of a cake to make intricate woven designs. Many cake decorators will avoid making cakes piped with...

Festive Scenery Piped on a Sugar Cookie

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is placing candles in the windows of our home. I wanted to recreate the mood and excitement of the Christmas season on a sugar cookie. The cookies above are a great way to practice basic pressure piping skills, scrolls,...

How to Sculpt Santa Claus Cupcakes

Christmas time seems to bring out my inner child. I remember waiting for Santa Claus is Coming To Town to  air every year (this was prior to VHS and DVDs). I could not wait to see Fred Astaire (he happens to be in another favorite Christmas movie, Holiday Inn) narrate...

Filigree Inspired Colorado Christmas Cake

I normally wait until after Thanksgiving to start Christmas decorating, however royal icing decorations may be stored in an airtight container indefinitely. I wanted to give you time to create your royal icing trees. The cake (I chose a Madeira cake) is covered with a...

Bas Relief Sculpture Cookie

Bas-relief is a form of 3-dimensional modeling in which less than half of the true depth of the object projects from the background. It is widely used as a surface decoration in pottery, woodcarving and sculpture. As with several cake decorating methods bas relief...

Adorable Bewitched Inspired Sugar Cookie

This Halloween I have created a “Bewitched” inspired sugar cookie. I have been a fan of Elizabeth Montgomery since I was quite young. Bewitched aired in 1964, prior to my birth, however WGN Chicago showed reruns every afternoon. I would arrive home from...

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Delicate Oriental String-Work

A cake piped with Oriental string-work gives wow-factor. The method of beautiful Oriental string-work involves piping a series of overlapping loops around the side of a cake to make intricate woven designs. Many cake decorators will avoid making cakes piped with...

Festive Scenery Piped on a Sugar Cookie

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is placing candles in the windows of our home. I wanted to recreate the mood and excitement of the Christmas season on a sugar cookie. The cookies above are a great way to practice basic pressure piping skills, scrolls,...

How to Sculpt Santa Claus Cupcakes

Christmas time seems to bring out my inner child. I remember waiting for Santa Claus is Coming To Town to  air every year (this was prior to VHS and DVDs). I could not wait to see Fred Astaire (he happens to be in another favorite Christmas movie, Holiday Inn) narrate...

Filigree Inspired Colorado Christmas Cake

I normally wait until after Thanksgiving to start Christmas decorating, however royal icing decorations may be stored in an airtight container indefinitely. I wanted to give you time to create your royal icing trees. The cake (I chose a Madeira cake) is covered with a...

Adorable Bewitched Inspired Sugar Cookie

This Halloween I have created a “Bewitched” inspired sugar cookie. I have been a fan of Elizabeth Montgomery since I was quite young. Bewitched aired in 1964, prior to my birth, however WGN Chicago showed reruns every afternoon. I would arrive home from...

Too Cute Buttercream Halloween Cupcakes

It is almost that time of year when kids (young and old) dress-up and celebrate Halloween. Most of us probably have either a Halloween party to host or are invited to one, and once you have  that perfect costume in mind it is time to figure out how to bring to life....

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