Maybe you love how easy it is to make American buttercream, but aren't crushing on its taste and texture. Or maybe you're wild about the taste and texture of Swiss meringue buttercream but think, why does it have to be such a hassle to prepare?!
Figuring out how much cake you need for a party is not as complicated as learning calculus was in high school. (Remember how much fun that was?). Still, it can be tricky.
Hello, shimmery bliss! Adding drama to your cakes and cookies is easy if you know how to add metallic tones to royal icing. The magic trick: luster dust.
How To Train Your Dragon is back in theaters on February 21st, with a third movie and a very special new character! Meet Light Fury, whose white skin helps her blend into the clouds and also happens to make her a very pretty cupcake topper. Craft her out of fondant and your kids will be soooo impressed.
You know those cakes covered in beautiful, realistic sugar flowers? Yes, they're amazing. And here's the good news: the techniques needed to create those lifelike blossoms aren't actually so hard.
Cupcakes are a perfect little dessert — totally adorable, crazy-delicious, sooooo easy to make ... actually, scratch that last part.
Buttercream is a dream — all that rich, silky deliciousness. Except sometimes it's a total nightmare. Instead of a perfectly creamy, buttery cupcake topping, you get those dreaded air bubbles, or a dried-out frosting, or a soggy mess.
Eggs do so many incredible things in baking that it almost defies belief. Really, you'll think, they can do that, and that, and that too?
When it comes to convenience, you gotta give props to cake mix. But when it comes to flavor, texture and just about everything else, literally no one would ever pick a cake from a box over one baked from scratch.
For an extra special occasion (your baby's first birthday! your BFF's bridal shower!) you definitely want an extra special cake.