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Homemade 'GummyGel' For Decorating Cakes Recipe

YEA!!  I have a new recipe to share!  Just made it today, so will have to wait to see if it changes, or…
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Added by Bonnie Willey on March 13, 2014 at 4:00pm — 15 Comments

Colorado Christmas Cake Video

Creating a Colorado Christmas cake has been a pet project of mine for a while now, since last Christmas. Sydney and I designed the cake together, she constructed the filigree templates and the trees. It was an incredible experience working with Sydney for our first  project, since she…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on December 16, 2013 at 3:24pm — 1 Comment

Best RED Velvet cake

I found this recipe I made it and it was so good I did not need frosting it was that good so I am going to share it...

The BEST Red Velvet Cake Recipe. Easy. Moist. Homemade

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Added by Patricia F. on December 7, 2013 at 11:01pm — No Comments

Whimsical Christmas Tree Cupcakes

I can remember watching  Dr.Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” every December since I was little. The 1957 book was adapted into a short film during the 1960s. It alway mesmerized me, these cupcake where inspired by The Grinch.

You won’t…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on December 4, 2013 at 11:12am — No Comments

Santa Claus Cupcake Fun!

I was asked to design Santa Claus cupcakes for a client’s office party, as luck would have it Sydney was home for Thanksgiving break. I must admit it was  exhilarating to be baking along side Sydney. I love when we work as a team and I take full advantage of our family…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on December 2, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Candle Lights Learn Scroll Piping

I have been wanting to create a tutorial on the art of scroll piping with royal icing. It is easier to learn on a sugar cookie prior to an entire cake, piping an entire cake can take hours (even days depending on design and layers), while a cookie is not as time consuming.  The candle…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on November 25, 2013 at 10:46am — No Comments

Wet On Wet Royal Icing Poinsettia Tutorial

I wanted to share a quick royal icing technique, wet on wet. Wet on wet  is a method of using a royal icing constancy of 10-12 seconds to top outline, coat, and decorate your cookies  in a few minutes. For the poinsettia cookie above it literally took me 3.5 minutes to outline, cover, and…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on November 19, 2013 at 10:52pm — No Comments

Learn How to Create A Gumpaste Bows on Gluten Free Sugar Cookies Card

I was asked by a friend if I could bake him a batch of gluten free sugar cookies. I have baked several pastries in the past that were gluten free (mostly bread and pastries), but I realized I had never tried to bake a batch of gluten free sugar cookies. I realized their must be a plethora of children…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on November 14, 2013 at 10:55am — No Comments

Banana and Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Banana Cake is a delicious cake that needs no frosting. A very moist cake is a great dessert. Whip this up for your next dinner party.

Prepare the following ingredients:

  • One half cup of sunflower oil
  • One cup of caster sugar
  • One and a half cup of all-purpose…
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Added by Theresa Happe on November 9, 2013 at 1:12pm — No Comments

DIY Snowman Cake Tutorial

 

 

With the holiday season approaching (quite fast) I thought it might be fun to share a tutorial on a sugar snowman cake. I was inspired by Alan Dunn’s  Christmas Cakes (a perfect gift for any cake enthusiast). I knew the cake would be a fun project, but I must admit I was caught off…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on November 9, 2013 at 10:51am — No Comments

 I wanted to create cornucopia sugar cookies for edible place cards on our Thanksgiving table; only I found I did not own a cornucopia cookie cutter. I wasn’t going to let that stop me I went into my…

 I wanted to create cornucopia sugar cookies for edible place cards on our Thanksgiving table; only I found I did not own a cornucopia cookie cutter. I wasn’t going to let that stop me I went into my cookie cutter storage drawers and found two cookie cutters to design DIY cornucopia sugar cookie. I used a…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on November 7, 2013 at 10:47am — No Comments

Hand Painted Sunflower Sugar Cookies

After spending the day at the arboretum picking out the perfect pumpkins and looking at the golden sunflowers I decided to bake up a batch of  sugar cookies and paint them with sunflowers and sunflower leaves. Lately, my attention has turned toward edible painting on cakes and cookies. I…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on October 17, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Favorite Halloween Cakes Slideshow

Here are some of the Cakes We Bake staff's favorite Halloween cakes made by members. Some are scary, some are cute and others just plain o'l gross. We hope you enjoy them :D

 

 

 

Added by Theresa Happe on October 15, 2013 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

Charity vs Sanity

Hello peeps,

My name is Gen, and my best friend (Leigh) and I started Simply D.Licious! in June 2012.

We are blessed - there is no doubt. Business is good and we have fantastic clients. We have also become involved with charity work (cupcake style :-) which is great.

We recently completed our biggest undertaking to date which was 1000 cupcakes for National Cupcake Day (held on 28 September 2013 in South Africa), the funds going to…

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Added by Genevieve Little on October 5, 2013 at 1:24pm — No Comments

Wicked Red Fondant High Heel Shoe

I have been blessed with so many of my readers enjoying my Purple Passion Fondant High Heel Shoe tutorial and requesting if I would create a video. I have put this video tutorial together, with the help of both Sydney and D.F. With Halloween upon us I thought it would be fun to to create a…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on September 19, 2013 at 10:54am — 3 Comments

Great Gatsby Royal Icing Filigree Hatbox Video Tutorial

Bobbie’s Special Sugar Cookie Recipe:

  • 200 grams/7/8 cup unsalted BUTTER, softened
  • 150grams/  1 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp flavoring pick what you like,  for these I chose cheery blossom  (the cherry blossom is very concentrated…
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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on September 12, 2013 at 10:51am — No Comments

White Chocolate-Limoncello Cupcakes with a Kiss Surprise

DF has been going through pound cake withdrawal, as you know from reading past posts DF, my husband, LOVES my pound cake flavor combinations. He was used to having  a different flavored pound cake every other week (he would have a piece for breakfast each morning), until Sydney left for GW.…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on August 15, 2013 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Live Streaming from ICES

Next week, I will be live streaming different demonstrations and show highlights from the ICES Convention in Lexington, KY.

There will be something different every day. I have never done this before, so I'm apologizing in advance for possibly tripping people, filming the back of people's heads, etc. It's best I keep my day job. But, I just wanted to let people who don't go to ICES to be able to experience a bit of it from home.

If you are going to ICES, please stop by the Icing…

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Added by Theresa Happe on July 31, 2013 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Gerbera Daisy on Wire Tutorial

Supplies list

1.) Floral wire (mine is 20 gauge and I cut it in half)

2.) Gum paste

3.) Gum paste glue (a pinch of gum paste desolved in a small amount of water)

4.) Daisy Cutters (I have 3 different sizes but will be using the largest and smallest ones only)

5.) Appropriate colored dye (My Daisies will be white)

6.) Flower forming cups (or if you're cheap like me, you can use a rounded container for the same effect, I got a pack of tupperware from…

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Added by Tessa Glasgow on July 11, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments

Topsy Turvy Cake Stand Tutorial

Parts list (you can get all of this from your local hardware store). I was able to get ALMOST everything for about $50.

1.) A solid wood base (Mine is 1in thick and 18in across)

2.) Spray paint (if you want to color your base)

3.) Appropriate sized screws

4.) Steel Pipe (Mine is 3/4in thick and 30in tall)

5.) The appropriate sized Floor Flange (Mine is made for the 3/4in pipe)

6.) PVC Pipe (It needs to be wider than your steel pipe, Mine is 1 1/2in…

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Added by Tessa Glasgow on July 11, 2013 at 2:49am — 13 Comments

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