Buttercream
If you can handle food coloring and the most basic piping techniques, you can nail any one of these cute critter cakes — or all of them! Even if you've never decorated a cake before, you've got this.
Beginner
A simple round sugar cookie is the best possible place to start for all kinds of awesome icing designs — whether you’re planning a birthday party for your kid or a bridal shower for your bestie.
Bluprint
It’s hard to beat a warm summer night spent stargazing, but this cake sure comes close! So once you put the telescope down, dig into this design that features a dark-blue ombre finish and the prettiest piped designs.
What's up, pup? We're ready to sit up, beg and roll over for this adorable dog cookie. (And yes, to be clear, it's a cookie for PEOPLE to eat!) Break out your grass piping tip to make the perfect chocolate-y fur, then add some super-cute details to bring Duke from The Secret Life of Pets 2 to life.
Beginner
Face facts: there's more than one way to make a stunning portrait. For your next work of art, ditch the acrylic and paint in buttercream. (Bonus: you get to eat it when you're done!)
Beginner
We don't know what's better: the fact that this cake is made from all-natural ingredients, that it's oh-so-gorgeous, or that it's easy to make. You decide!
Beginner
They're not cupcakes. They're mini cakes. Which means they're soooooo fancy. And thanks to the magic of Russian piping tips, they're easy enough for beginners to whip up.
Felicity and Krystle
Did you know a basic Swiss meringue buttercream recipe is actually a bowl filled with endless (creamy) possibilities? It's true! Here's all you need to know to transform your favorite frosting into... eight favorite frostings!
Bluprint
One thing's for sure: You've never seen a Mother's Day cake like this! But when you’ve got a cool mom (and really, who doesn't?), she deserves an equally cool cake. Bring on the fiery drip details and vintage tattoo-inspired topper. This Mother's Day rocks.
It’s beginning to look a lot like ... Easter! And by that we mean cute, fluffy bunnies are everywhere. This rabbit cake’s magic is all in the piping: You’ll use a multi-opening tip (aka grass tip) to get the fuzzy fur look. Just add fondant details, and this bunny's in business.
Beginner
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