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  • Share     When Tya Lynn (of Padicakes) sent this to me, I immediately asked her to do a tutorial on Sugar Turntable.  These are […]

    Spring Tulip Pop Tutorial

    Share     When Tya Lynn (of Padicakes) sent this to me, I immediately asked her to do a tutorial on Sugar Turntable.  These are […]

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  • ShareCAKE SUPPORT It was my friend’s first wedding cake, and after setting it up on site, everyone was pleased with how wonderful it turned out.  […]

    Cake Basics Part 4: Cake Support

    ShareCAKE SUPPORT It was my friend’s first wedding cake, and after setting it up on site, everyone was pleased with how wonderful it turned out.  […]

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  • Share Calling all Cake-poppers! (yes, I made a new word)   If you are doing Easter Egg cake pops or cake balls this week, play […]

    Easter Cake Pop Experiments

    Share Calling all Cake-poppers! (yes, I made a new word)   If you are doing Easter Egg cake pops or cake balls this week, play […]

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  • Share FONDANT The Mona Lisa wasn’t the only great thing to come out of the Renaissance period. A lesser known gift is fondant. Yes, it […]

    Cake Basics Part 3: Fondant

    Share FONDANT The Mona Lisa wasn’t the only great thing to come out of the Renaissance period. A lesser known gift is fondant. Yes, it […]

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  • Share Last weekend, my sister and I did this wedding cake for a close friend.  We've always loved doing Damask cakes.  They look so beautiful […]

    Damask on Fondant

    Share Last weekend, my sister and I did this wedding cake for a close friend.  We've always loved doing Damask cakes.  They look so beautiful […]

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  • Share   I recently had someone ask me how to prevent cake pop cracking.  Sometimes the chocolate coating develops cracks.  This problem can strike random […]

    Prevent Cake Pop Cracking

    Share   I recently had someone ask me how to prevent cake pop cracking.  Sometimes the chocolate coating develops cracks.  This problem can strike random […]

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  • Share  People often get confused about the difference between fondant and gumpaste.  It's an understandable confusion when you consider that they look and act exactly […]

    Fondant vs Gumpaste

    Share  People often get confused about the difference between fondant and gumpaste.  It's an understandable confusion when you consider that they look and act exactly […]

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  • Share  This may seem pretty basic, but you'd be surprised how many people ask me how to prevent a cake from falling apart when coming […]

    Pan Prep

    Share  This may seem pretty basic, but you'd be surprised how many people ask me how to prevent a cake from falling apart when coming […]

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  • ShareTo refrigerate or not to refrigerate?  That is the question. Years ago, when I began learning fondant, I scoured the internet for information regarding whether […]

    Refrigerating Fondant?

    ShareTo refrigerate or not to refrigerate?  That is the question. Years ago, when I began learning fondant, I scoured the internet for information regarding whether […]

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  • ShareSteaming Fondant Someone asked me last week about the practice of steaming fondant cakes and whether or not its feasible to use this technique at […]

    Steaming Fondant

    ShareSteaming Fondant Someone asked me last week about the practice of steaming fondant cakes and whether or not its feasible to use this technique at […]

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