Craftsy

5thavenuecakedesigns

Welcome to our Website

Thanks for stopping by… We are devoted to designing the most imaginative cakes, cupcakes, and cookies.  Browse through our video library to hands on videos, read our tutorials on how to design your creations, or just give us a jingle and we will create it for you!

 

View High Definition video tutorials

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.

 

Show me

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.

 

Take me there

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.

 

Learn more

Video Library Recent Additions

Back to School Minion Cookie Lunch Boxes

The new Minion movie describes how these adorable little goggled eye cuties began. I have seen minion backpacks, shirts, even bathing suits, the movie seems to coincide with back to school. A Minion lunchbox cookie seems to be the perfect project! I chose not to put a...

How to Create Henna Flower Cookies with Royal Icing

These henna cookies are inspired by my BFF, she used to spend hours painting henna designs, with a stick, on my daughter for the first days of school. The designs were awe-inspiring! Now that my daughter is starting graduate school I thought it would be the perfect...

How to Create a Stucco-Stone Effect with Royal Icing

 This stucco/stone technique was inspired by a vase I found in Tuscany. I have had this design in my mind for a few years now and I finally found a technique to add that weathered look I loved. I used a cupcake cutter for the flower pot (I love finding other uses for...

How to Make Ice Cream Cookies

Nothing is better than a hand made ice cream cone on a hot summer day; ice cream cookies are the next best thing! I am excited to share with you how I decorate my strawberry ice cream cone and popsicle cookies! Decorating cookies inspired by food is a favorite...

Elevate Your Royal Icing Decorating Techniques

With the summer wedding season in “full bloom” I thought it would be apropos to share this elegant wedding cake. Completely decorated using royal icing techniques: Combining delicate oriental string work, brush embroidery and piping gel filigree takes this...

Under The Sea Octopus Cookie

Last weekend I was asked to make the cookies for an under the sea baby shower. The mother to be loves octopuses, the entire nursery is wonderfully painted with ocean theme and several octopuses. I took some photos of the room and then went back to my studio and began...

Recent Pastry Recipes

 

How to Create Henna Flower Cookies with Royal Icing

These henna cookies are inspired by my BFF, she used to spend hours painting henna designs, with a stick, on my daughter for the first days of school. The designs were awe-inspiring! Now that my daughter is starting graduate school I thought it would be the perfect...

How to Create a Stucco-Stone Effect with Royal Icing

 This stucco/stone technique was inspired by a vase I found in Tuscany. I have had this design in my mind for a few years now and I finally found a technique to add that weathered look I loved. I used a cupcake cutter for the flower pot (I love finding other uses for...

Elevate Your Royal Icing Decorating Techniques

With the summer wedding season in “full bloom” I thought it would be apropos to share this elegant wedding cake. Completely decorated using royal icing techniques: Combining delicate oriental string work, brush embroidery and piping gel filigree takes this...

Cherry Blossom Trees Piped On A Cookie

As most of you know my daughter graduated (Magna Cum Laude) from The George Washington University the second week of May. During her fours year in D.C. I had the opportunity to go to the Tidal Basin in full cherry blossom bloom, besides the aroma, the plethora of...

Advanced Brush Embroidery Bridal Cookies

I love creating bridal/ wedding cookies, and a last weekend I designed these for a client who wanted sugar cookies that where inspired by the elements of her wedding. The grown had beautiful lace roses on a lovely blush pink dress. My first thought was brush...

Hand Painted Tulip Cookies

I painted these cookies a few days ago to give to a friend of mine. She has been beyond helpful while  I have had pneumonia (my husband has been out of town on business). She adores parrot tulips, almost as much as I do. Decorated cookies is an awesome and yummy way...

Visit our Shoppe

We carry  products from around the world to suite your baking needs. Our pastry chefs have teamed up to provide their secret tools that fills our shoppe.

 

Go to Shop5thAvenueCakes.com