FREE Gingerbread Car Template

Gingerbread House Car Template

Here is an easy gingerbread cookie car design that you can customize with candy and decorations. Scroll down to get the free printable template. Piped Royal Icing Headlights I made the headlights and tail lights out of royal icing, which … Continue reading

FREE Gingerbread House Template 2

Gingerbread House Template

This custom gingerbread house design has some unusual angles to it. It also includes a front vestibule attachment. The diamond-shaped windows were formed using square cookie cutters. The attached doors were embossed. Instructions on how to emboss and overlay gingerbread dough are in my video ebook … Continue reading

FREE Gingerbread House Template

Gingerbread House Template

This printable gingerbread cookie house template has slanted walls and a big overhanging roof. It can be used to make a birdhouse design or a traditional gingerbread house with an optional chimney attachment. I find this sort of design easier to construct … Continue reading

Gingerbread House Windows 5 Ways

Gingerbread House Windows How To

This video tutorial shows how to make five different styles of gingerbread house windows including cut holes, stained glass, lit candy, overlay, and freestanding style. VIDEO: Gingerbread House Windows 5 Ways Here is my recipe kit Gingerbread House Dough Recipe & … Continue reading

Gingerbread House Candy Video

Gingerbread House Candy Decorating

VIDEO: Gingerbread House Candy Here are my gingerbread house candy decorating tips including: – Where to buy candy for gingerbread house decorating – Which kinds work best and worst – How to display your candy in clever & accessible ways – How to … Continue reading

Valentine’s Inspiration 2 – Bakery Tricks

Valentine's Heart Cakes

VIDEO: Valentine’s Heart Cakes – Bakery Recipes & How-To Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day! Here is an example of how I made three different kinds of cakes using one kind of heart mold at a commercial bakery. LINK: Freezing Cakes Video NOTE: This … Continue reading

Freezing Your Frosting

How to Freeze Frosting

In commercial bakeries, big batches of buttercream frosting get loaded into large plastic buckets, which are then labeled, dated and stored in a freezer. The same method for storing leftover buttercream may be applied in home kitchens. However since home … Continue reading

Cloth vs. Disposable Pastry Bags

Cloth Versus Disposable Piping Bags

You can usually tell how clean a pastry kitchen is by how well the piping equipment is maintained. In well-managed kitchens, the pastry bags get emptied and cleaned at the end of every shift. There are places for the bags to … Continue reading

Piping Highlight Reel

Piping with Parchment Paper Cones

I’ve created a 7 minute long compilation video with all my best tutorials on parchment paper cone piping, Click below to watch the video. Parchment Paper Cone Piping Parchment Paper Cone Piping Click above to watch the video Brought to you … Continue reading

Giant Gingerbread Castle

Gingerbread House Cookie Castle

This giant cookie sandcastle is my biggest gingerbread house yet. Click the link below to see closeup photos of this 100% edible dessert. >> Giant Gingerbread Castle << Check out my kits Gingerbread House Dough Recipe & Baking Instructions Gingerbread House Decoration & Construction Gingerbread House Tutorials  Complete … Continue reading

Doll Cake Video Tutorial

Princess Doll Cake Tutorial

This is a five part 3D princess doll cake tutorial with 5 short videos (10 minutes total) demonstrating various techniques with buttercream frosting and modeling chocolate. Click below to access the >>Princess Doll Cake Video Tutorial << Click below to access the >> … Continue reading

How to Freeze Cake

How to Freeze Cake

Have you ever heard the myth that “freezing cakes is bad?” It’s not true! The freezer is a great tool for cake making, especially when it comes to the engineering of tiered wedding cakes or sculpted cake designs. Here’s how professional bakers freeze cakes … Continue reading

Buttercream Cake Frosting Recipes

American Buttercream

When faced with the challenge of frosting a classic wedding or special occasion cake with buttercream, the goal is to make it look crisp and symmetrical. This is entirely possible with the right technique and some practice! 3 Keys to Smooth Cake Frosting #1 Start … Continue reading

Beta Testing New Ebook

Beta Testing

Beta Testing is Now Closed. Thank you to those who participated! This week, I am beta-testing a new video ebook about the fundamentals of cake frosting with buttercream. I am currently looking for individuals to give the material a test … Continue reading

Blue Ombre Bling Cake

Blue Ombre Bling Wedding Cake Wicked Goodies

This video tutorial shows how decorate a square buttercream frosted wedding cake with an ombre modeling chocolate design that includes a piped royal icing pattern and a little bling. This would be a great project for a cake decorator who wants to … Continue reading

Icing Swag Piped Gingerbread House

Royal Icing Piped Swag Gingerbread House Design

Here is a modeling chocolate figurine sitting in a pool of pink royal icing beside her strawberry-colored swag-piped gingerbread house. This design includes an optional chimney attachment. Follow this link to read my Royal Icing Wreath Tutorial The highlight of the … Continue reading