It was Megan’s birthday in early May, so obviously we started cake brainstorming in April. She doesn’t love really girly things, so pink flowers were pretty much out of the question. What we settled on, instead, were ruffles, ombré ones to be exact! Making ombré frosting is super simple because you only need one color for food coloring and a simple batch of plain frosting. The ruffle pattern is also a good starter decorating pattern because it’s pretty forgiving, it’s just a lot of squiggles all layered on top of one another so if you need to stop for a tea break you can’t really tell where you stopped. Continue reading “Ombré Ruffle Cake Decorating Tutorial”
Tag: buttercream frosting
Raspberry Buttercream Cake Filling Recipe
Nothing makes a cake fancier or more fun than a special filling. Don’t get me wrong, I love buttercream on buttercream, but when you add a fudge spread or a juicy lemon curd between two layers of cake, people get excited. Continue reading “Raspberry Buttercream Cake Filling Recipe”
Avoiding the Leaning Tower: All of the Layer Cake Tips You Need!
I have to tell to you all, I had never done many of these things before my most recent cake project and have successfully made many 2 layer round cakes. But once I was thinking about going for a 4 layer cake for my roomie’s birthday, I knew I needed to get serious. Continue reading “Avoiding the Leaning Tower: All of the Layer Cake Tips You Need!”
Upgrade your Boxed Cake: Easy Homemade Buttercream Frosting Recipe
I have a confession to make. I really do enjoy boxed cake. It’s easy, cheap, and failsafe. The main reason boxed cake can be so amazing though, is because of homemade buttercream frosting! It’s to die for and really not a huge deal to make. Making your own frosting takes a boxed cake to the next level and really gives the cake an overall homemade taste. Skip the old canned frosting next time and try this homemade buttercream frosting. I dare you to not lick the bowl! Continue reading “Upgrade your Boxed Cake: Easy Homemade Buttercream Frosting Recipe”