Gingerbread House Candy

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

5 Modeling Chocolate Seashell Designs

Modeling Chocolate Seashells

Here’s how to decorate a beach themed cake with FIVE kinds of edible seashells hand sculpted in modeling chocolate. These designs are appropriate for a wedding cake, birthday cake, baby shower cake, or any special occasion cake. Click below to view the video and read the article … Continue reading

Cloth vs. Disposable Pastry Bags

Piping bag

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

Modeling Chocolate Kanzashi Flowers

Folded Modeling Chocolate Kanzashi Flower

This style of folded modeling chocolate flower is an adaptation of a Japanese ribbon technique known in English as Tsumami Kanzashi. These flowers make beautiful 3D edible cake decorations. Click below to watch the video and read the article Modeling Chocolate Kanzashi Flowers Click on the link below to watch the … Continue reading

Piping Highlight Reel

Piping 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

Cookie Smashing

Gingerbread House Smashing

Updates on the giant gingerbread castle I pulled together a little video of this gingerbread house’s adventure. VIDEO: Giant Gingerbread House Building & Smashing Viacom Holiday Beach Bash Gingerbread House Smashing Santa Monica, California, 2014 Note to readers: Embrace the smashing. … Continue reading

Giant Gingerbread Castle

Gingerbread House Cookie Castle

This giant cookie sandcastle is my biggest gingerbread house yet. Click below to see closeup photos of this 100% edible dessert: >> Giant Gingerbread Castle << Brought to you by,New to this blog? Start here My Gingerbread House Dough Recipe & Baking Instructions Gingerbread House Decoration & Construction View … Continue reading

30 Gingerbread House Ideas

30 Gingerbread House Ideas

Here are 30 articles about gingerbread cookie & candy house with ideas and inspiration for your holiday baking adventures! click below to read the article >> 30 Gingerbread House Ideas << >> 30 Gingerbread House Ideas << click above to read the article … Continue reading

Viral Cake Adventures

Mexican Fiesta Cake Design Ideas

Here’s what happens when a cake design catches hold on the internet. It grows and morphs and gets even better. These are the chronicles of one viral Mexican fiesta cake design and 50 more versions of it that followed, featuring photos of cakes made by bakers … Continue reading

Doll Cake Video 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

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

Cake Writing Font Templates

Chocolate Cake Writing Templates

Here are some free chocolate cake writing templates that you can download to use for practicing or for decorating cakes in a wonky style font including the uppercase and lowercase alphabet, Happy Birthday, Happy Anniversary, Congratulations, Best Wishes and Bon Voyage. … 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

Chocolate Garter Belt Video Tutorial

Modeling Chocolate Garter Belt Cake Decoration

This video tutorial demonstrates how to make lace or garter belt cake wraps made of white and dark modeling chocolate decorated with piped chocolate. Click below for the full tutorial: >> VIDEO: Chocolate Garter Belt Tutorial << >> VIDEO: Chocolate Garter Belt Tutorial <<   … Continue reading

Chocolate Dripping Effect on Cakes

Chocolate Dripping Effect

This video shows how to use melted chocolate to decorate the edges of cakes with a drippy chocolate effect. VIDEO: Chocolate Dripping Cake Decorating The birthday cake in the video is the same one that was featured in last week’s … Continue reading

Icing Swag Piped Gingerbread House

Red Swag Decorative Gingerbread House Wicked Goodies

Here is a modeling chocolate figurine sitting in a pool of pink royal icing beside her red swag-piped gingerbread house. The trick to piping even swag is to first trace onto the finish using something symmetrical like a round cookie … Continue reading

Chocolate & Cookie Waterfall

Gingerbread House Chocolate Waterfall Candy Factory

Here is how I made the chocolate waterfall for the Wonka candy factory gingerbread house. First, I started out with a whole bunch of half moon gingerbread cookies that were made using my gingerbread house dough recipe. Then I started stacking … Continue reading

Royal Icing Vine Inlay Gingerbread House

Royal Icing Vine Inlay Gingerbread House

If you look up close at this yellow, white, and green fancy gingerbread house, you can see that the vine patterns are seamlessly inlaid into the royal icing. This effect was achieved by piping dots of royal icing onto more … Continue reading

Royal Icing Wreaths

Piped Royal Icing Wreaths

Piping royal icing wreaths is a similar technique to piping royal icing fir trees. You can watch how a video on how to execute this technique in the book Gingerbread House Decoration & Construction. Brought to you by,New to this blog? Start … Continue reading