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Posts tagged ‘Fondant’

Viking Birthday Party I Toothless Cake & Loot Bags

Continuing on with the Viking Birthday Party, I didn’t want to go completely over the top with the How to Train your Dragon theme, but including Toothless made my daughter extremely happy. Beautiful cakes are not as hard as you might imagine. Fondant is like making a cake with plasticine, armed with Youtube, a bit of time, and the proper tools, even aspiring cake decorators such as myself can pull one out of a hat. This cake took me 8.5 hours from start to finish.

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Going back to school | Cupcake decorating

Those of you who have been reading my posts know that I have been trying my hand at fondant birthday cakes. Well lucky me, my husband has been reading too and this past Christmas he bought me a cupcake decorating class, which I completed this past February. I loved it! What an amazing experience for people wanting to try out different techniques with an expert right there to help you every step of the way.

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Learn to break 3 rules and let go while making a fondant cake | Baking

I was so excited to get started on my second fondant cake, but I knew flowers and polka dots would not cut it for my six-year-old son. His birthday party theme was rock climbing (see earlier invitation and loot bag posts) so I knew this cake had to be more creative. I love breaking rules and once I came up with a general idea of what I was going to do I was excited to get started.

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Fondant Basics | DIY Cake Decoration

My friend Deirdre is trained as an interior designer, and she also loves to cook. Deirdre started making cakes a couple years ago, foraging through the internet for inspiration and expert advice. Here she shares with us all of the tips and tricks she has learned to make the most beautiful cakes. Deirdre’s ideas are easy to follow and her cakes are gorgeous!

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