My favorite Cake Decorating Book!

 

Hello Everyone! I thought I would share one of my favorite cake decorating books with you!  This is simply the best book out there for novice and expert cake decorators! The Complete Photo Guide to Cake Decorating is a comprehensive how-to book about all of the most popular cake decorating techniques, including piped frosting, fondant, and hand modeled figures. For each technique, there is an overview of the tools and materials used and complete instructions with photos! I am a visual person and usually when I look for cake decorating and recipe books, I always look for pictures. This book has step-by-step directions and more than 600 full-color photos! Even in the back of the book, there is a gallery of decorated cakes thats great to flip through for ideas!

Techniques & Ideas Featured:

  • Covering a cake with buttercream, ganache, fondant, and even textured buttercream
  • Covering a board with foil or fondant
  • Stenciling
  • Painting & coloring on fondant
  • Gelatin accents & Isomalt
  • Chocolate molding & painting
  • Gumpaste flowers
  • Hand- modeling animals & people
  • Buttercream roses
  • Sculpting cakes
  • & much more!

We call this the textbook for cake decorating, as it has almost anything you’d like to know about decorating cakes! It even covers a little on candy making! Stop in the shop and see why we are IN LOVE with this book!

Christy Marie 

Sugar artist Carpenter perfectly explains her book: “If you are a beginning decorator, this book will serve as a step-by-step course in cake decorating. If you are an experienced or professional decorator, this book will quickly become your go-to guide when seeking out new techniques.”

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Batter Babies!

Love chocolate and vanilla cake and sometimes feel guilty for eating two cupcakes? Wish you could have the best of both flavors? Well now you can! Bake one of a kind cupcakes containing two flavors and/or or colors with Batter Babies! These dividers fit right in your cupcake cups and pans and divide your batter perfectly! Want to color your batters to match your party theme? Easily color your batter and use these babies to create two-color cupcakes! Your cupcakes will sure to be the talk of the party!

Batter Babies fit most standard size cupcake pans and cups. Made from a foodgrade plastic, they are reusable. Dishwasher safe.

The Batter Babies are quite simple to use, just follow these steps:

  1. Simply place the Batter Babies in individual cups
  2. Pour the two separate batters into each cup
  3. Remove Batter Babies before baking

              Best of both flavors! 

What’s New! Character Sugar Pieces!

 

We just received one of our orders today and guess what we now have available?! Licensed character sugar pieces! Completely edible, these sugar pieces will sure to be a big hit on cupcakes or even candy! Great to add around a cake as a boarder too! Kids will love these and  the best part is- they will match their party theme! We have Barbie, Dora, Thomas, Mickey and Minnie currently in-stock! Pack of 6 sugar pieces for $2.89.

-Christy Marie 

NEW! Gumpaste Bows!

 

Just in! Gumpaste bows now in different colors! Have you ever decided to add a bow to your cake last minute, but didn’t have enough time to allow it to dry? Well, now we have them already made in an assortment of vibrant colors! Just attach the bows to your cake with a little bit of buttercream icing! Great for birthdays, sweet sixteens, showers or for any occasion! The bows measure to about 6 inches! Perfect for the top or the side of your cake!

-Christy Marie 

Add Sparkle to your next cake!

Our Diamond Wrap been getting a lot of attention at the shop! Almost everyone who stops in, mentions or compliments the cake! It’s looks beautiful and can add such an elegant touch to your cake. Not only is it great to wrap around cakes, but as well as cupcake stands, wedding bouquets, tables, candles, vases, cake stands and more! We’ve  had a lot of crafters who’ve been enjoying it too! So what is this Diamond wrap? It is a bendable, simulated rhinestone ribbon. It’s easy to cut and doesn’t fray. The ribbon bends to fit around all shapes and sizes! Ideal for Weddings, Bridal Showers, Anniversaries, Sweet 16s and more! This diamond wrap will be sure to be the talk of the occasion! Available in Gold or Silver. $2.00 a foot.

Next time you’re making a cake, why not add some bling!

-Christy Marie