Dream of one day becoming a world-famous pastry chef, or simply want a quick yet impactful decoration to put on your next cake? Then take a look at this cake decorating video to learn a quick and easy way to make frosting roses.
Follow along with this step-by-step tutorial to create this sweet pink & blue frosty look! Eyes:
In this tutorial, we learn how to frost your pink nails with diamonds. First, you will paint your nails with a light pink nail color. After the first layer dries, you will need to paint over it so the color is more bright. After this, drop on some Speed Dry drops to the nails so the nail polish dries even quicker! From here, apply some clear nail polish and then quickly apply small rhinestones to the top of the nails. After this, brush on glitter to this and then let them dry. Repeat this on ...
This Family Fun video shows how to make very cute Easter Bunny cupcakes. This is a great project to do with kids. You will need some cupcakes, white frosting, shredded coconut, pink decorating sugar, pink jellybeans, small round blue dot candies, marshmallows, and pink and black decorating gel.
This beauty video demonstrates how to create a dark fairy Halloween makeup look.
Homer Simpson would have an absolute fit over this delicious-looking kawaii donut pillow. Embellished with a thick layer of strawberry frosting and then topped lightly with candy-colored sprinkles, this pretty donut looks almost good enough to eat.
A great craft for a rainy day! This project is very simple and only requires some construction paper in various colors (brown, pink, red, orange, purple, yellow and blue), glue, scissors and brown marker. You can add glitter or stickers to the 'frosting' if you want.
Taylor Swift is one of the most talented and most beautiful musicians to grace the pop stage in quite some time. Her latest single "Mine" lives up to the legacy of her past hits by being insanely catchy and having really clever, deep lyrics. If you liked the makeup look she rocked in the music video, watch this. It will show you how to recreate that look yourself. No word on how to replicate the blonde guy though...
Learn how to frost a cake with fondant frosting! Actually, it's not really frosting, it's more like applying or covering or coating a cake with fondant. This kind of frosting is the kind most typical of wedding cakes and specialty cakes. You can find fondant frosting at cake decoration shops all around and even at some crafts stores. This frosting adds an element of elegance to any cake!
Photoshop is a great computer software program designed to help people manipulate images and text. Learn a few easy steps for creating frost text from a Photoshop expert in this free video series.
To decorate a noel cake, buy four layers of chocolate (two large sized, two small sized), two layers of spice cake (two medium sized), and a chocolate cupcake. Using a long serated knife, trim the tops of the cake to make the even. Put the one of the large chocoate cakes on your serving plater and put some frosting on top to "glue" it to the next layer. Now put the other large chocolate cake on top and gently press it into place. Frost the sides of the layer. Place a cardboard circle that is ...
Ah, how we love springtime. While we're well aware that Jack Frost is still nipping at your nose, you can certainly look forward to beautiful blooms and great weather by starting in on your spring crafts. Check out this video to learn how to fold an origami azalea.
Here in California, we Wonder How To writers don't get much snow. In fact, during the holidays we get excited just see frost on the windows and that it's cold enough that we can't wear shorts outside. Obviously during Christmas this is a bummer, because this means no snow angels, no snowmen, no sledding.
This beauty video demonstrates how to create a bright, summer makeup look.
Rose Levy Beranbaum demonstrates how to make a simple and delicious chocolate ganache frosting, and gives tips for frosting the cake. Only two ingredients are needed - 12 ounces of semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate, whichever you prefer, and 1 2/3 cups of heavy cream. Grate the chocolate in the food processor, then with the motor running pour in the cream, and it’s done. However, it needs to sit for a few hours to thicken. You can refrigerate it but don’t stir it.
Back in college, frosting a cake was pretty much a one-step process. You took the cake out of the oven, let it cool for a bit, then whipped out your Pillsbury Doughboy rainbow sprinkle frosting and slapped it onto the cake using a spatula.
When it comes times to making cakes, the hardest part sometimes is the frosting. How do you apply the frosting without ruining the cake? Well, it takes a delicate touch, and some advice from a professional, so watch this video to learn how to decorate a buttercream frosting cake.
What fun! Soap frosting. This instructional video gives the basic instructions for making soap frosting. Use to frost soap cupcakes, decorate the top of loaf soaps, or just do your own creative thing.
Leif Hanson for the Betty Crocker Kitchens shows how to crumb coat a cake. This is when you put a thin layer of frosting on the cake to hold the crumbs in. She starts with a square cake with exposed edges. First, you take a big scoop of frosting and put it on top of the cake. Next, you spread it around with a spatula. As you spread it evenly you want it to go over each edge and corner, but don't let the corners sag. Next, she loads the spatula, fills it from the top edge to the bottom edge, w...
Blazing maned Molly Ringwald inspired a generation of girls who grew up knowing that a girl always looked pretty in pink. Pink in any intensity or shade is a universally flattering hue when used in makeup.
If you need to make lots of frosting flowers (such as for decorating a wedding cake), you can make many of the flowers ahead of time and then let them air dry before putting them on your cake. This video shows you how to make hydrangeas, gardenias, roses and Gerber daisies out of buttercream frosting.
This tutorial demonstrates how to get extra smooth and creamy frosting by letting your mixer run just a bit longer than normal. Also demonstrated is a brush embroidery technique used to get a good 'haze' effect on your cake, good for frosting flower petals.
Baker Michael Anderson shows how to make three different festive cupcake decorations. Learn to adorn your cupcakes with either a reindeer, poinsettia, or holiday wreath made of frosting. The reindeer is made using brown, white, and black frosting, complete with a pair or pretzel antlers. For the poinsettia, red frosting is used for the petals, with yellow stamens and contrasting green for the leaves. The wreath uses heaps of green frosting with colorful sprinkles and a pretty red frosting bow...
Turn heads where ever you go with this gorgeous bombshell makeup look. This look uses the following products MAC Studio Fix Fluid, BE Foundation, Nars Laguna Bronzer, Pleasantry blush, MAC Cream Base in “pearl”, MAC Painterly Paintpot, MAC Black Tied eyeshadow, MAC Wedge eyeshadow, MAC White Frost eyeshadow, MAC Blacktrack Fluidline, Urban Decay 24/7 Eyeliner in “zero”, Clinique High Definition Mascara, NYC Falsies, NYX lipstick in “Heiress”, any frosty pink lipgloss. With the tips from this ...
Ever wonder how the pros get their cakes to look so pretty? Here’s how. You will need:
Use fresh cherries, sugar, cinnamon and almonds to make these delicious cupcakes. The mascarpone frosting is made with real butter, mascarpone cheese, icing sugar and a fresh vanilla pod. Mix, bake, frost and top with cherries for a delicious dessert.
Disney starlet Selena Gomez was once called "the next Miley Cyrus," but over the past year or two she's really stepped out on her own as a bonafide movie star and pop singer. With recent hits like "Naturally" and "Round and Round" to add to her long list of accomplishments, the actress is setting the curve for a new era of stars.
This video shows us how to make and decorate a cake that looks like a pirate. You will need 1 baked 9' round cake, 2 1/2 cups of white frosting, 1 1/2 cups red frosting, 1 TBSP. brown frosting, chocolate cookie crumbs, mini jaw breakers, fruit leather, an M & M, a peppermint patty, black licorice, red licorice, Tic Tacs, and a marshmallow.
Any color, like royal blue in this how-to video, can beautifully create a smoky eye look. Use these cosmetics to create this look: Revlon Colorstay SPF 6 foundation (oily/combo) in Golden Beige, Physician's Formula Bronze Gems bronzer, Estee Lauder blush in "Fresh Plum," Too Faced Shadow Insurance, Revlon Illuminance Creme shadow in "Twilight," Covergirl "Tropical Fusion" quad, Too Faced "Smokey Eye" shadow collection, Covergirl shadow in "Champagne," Almay black eyeliner, L'oreal Double Exte...
This look is an interesting sweet pink makeup look that includes bright, light pink eyeshadow as well as a shiny pink lip gloss. Using mostly pink eyeshadow and applying them over the crease in your eyelid, you will be sure to bring more emphasis to your eyes. While most layers of the pink eyeshadow are initially hard to see, the various steps outlined in this video will be sure to give you a cute look involving lots of pink makeup which Aubrey calls the "Girl Next Door" look.
If you want to get serious about decorating your cakes and cupcakes then you have to know how to ice them properly. The biggest mistake beginners make is that they hold the piping bag in the center and just squeeze the icing out. But this method lacks control and makes some extra icing ride up and out of the bag.
Unless you're a certified pastry chef working at a restaurant or bakery, you probably don't have a professional cake stand which lets you frost a cake easily without getting any extraneous icing on the plate.
As a young girl, there's nothing not to love about tea parties. With frilly confections of dresses, delightful and whimsical tea cups that recall the "Alice in Wonderland" tea party, and pastel-hued pastries that look as sweet as they taste, a tea party is the ultimate girly amusement.
Learn from Betty Crocker Kitchens, how to easily and quickly make a dinosaur birthday cake. You do not need a special cake pan for this recipe. She uses two 9" round cakes, to cut all the shapes you need to make the dinosaur. It is only required to cut out 3 shapes, and you can print the templates from their website. After the shapes are cut, you use the frosting to "glue" the cake to the platter you are working on and then spread a thin layer of the frosting all over the cake to seal in the ...
This video is a demonstration on how to bake a lovely rubber ducky cake for your baby's first birthday. You will need one 8 inch round, one 9 inch round and one small cake baked in a ten ounce custard cup. The dome of the 8 inch cake is cut and kept inverted. The edges of the 9 inch cake should be cut and kept on the 8 inch base with yellow frosting in between. The edges of the custard cake is trimmed and set on the 9 inch cake with some frosting underneath and it acts as the head of the duck...
This is a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to make their own frosting plug for when you need to decorate cakes, cookies, pies, or cupcakes. The first step in making your own frosting plug is to put a piece of plastic wrap onto your counter. Spread it out so that it is in a square shape. Next put a dollop of frosting onto the piece of plastic and roll up your plastic. Next after the plastic is rolled into a tube you can get your plastic bag with your attached frosting plug and c...
Glamor and glitter, fashion and fame Jem is my name, no one else is the same! Watch this Halloween makeup tutorial to learn how to create a Jem 80's inspired Halloween pink rocker look. Jem & the Holograms was this rockin' eighties tv show. Use your own makeup to create this makeup look. Happy Halloween!
Learn how to make a perfectly frosted round layered cake by watching this video. Watch how simple it is to layer a round cake and how to make the frosting seamlessly smooth.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner... which is the perfect excuse to ignite your inner cupid and bake a heart-shaped cake. If you have a heart-shaped cake or springform pan, you're all set. If not, don't worry—you don't need one! With a little ingenuity, you'll have a beautiful heart cake using the pans you already own.
Valentine's Day can seem like Singles Awareness Day if you're newly broken up, but that's all the more reason to treat yourself on this pink-and-red consumerist holiday. Whether you're happily single or bitter and bitchy, there's definitely something on this list of Anti-Valentine's Day treats to fit your mood. Remember: cake is still cake!