Saturday, October 30, 2010

Round and Square Cake

A round and square wedding cake.
A combination of round and square cake together creates a unique and fun look cake.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Gold & Ivory Wedding Cake

Gold and ivory 3 tier square wedding cake decorated with roses.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

How To Become A Cake Decorator

If you have an interest in learning how to become a cake decorator then you have come to the right place. The following information should help ensure that you head off down the correct path. The art of cake decorating is a combination of food preparation and the entertainment aspect of food. Though often thought of as a hobby it is possible to earn an income through this work. In fact it is a lot more diverse and potentially complicated that you may initially realize; for example there is cake shaping, trimming, and fondant practices that would need to be mastered.

To start with you need to assess your current skills. Are you a novice or do you have some skills you have gathered over the years? If you want to be a professional cake maker and decorator it can be useful to check out a few websites that give information on the activity. Such portals can offer valuable tips and advice that you may not be aware of.

It helps to practice as much as possible. Bake cakes in various shapes and sizes. Get hold of a good frosting recipe as this will be needed to add the base decoration that you will work off. Frost your cakes smoothly. Next comes the modelling of the decorations. The correct stiffness would give you the texture required to make the desired shapes. You will need a steady hand for delicate features.

You can visit your local craft store or book store to find a publication you can browse and take ideas from. There may be a cake decoration class that is regularly held in your area. These are often organised by professionals that have many years experience of decorating cakes.

Once you feel you've mastered the art to a certain degree then enter your cakes in local competitions. Before you know it you will develop a reputation as a master cake decorator. © 2008 | home | privacy policy | contact us