Most of the time I make this cake for little 1 year olds to smash. But this week I got to make this owl cake for our school secretary. Terri is like an angel at our school!
How to Write on Fondant By Caroline Baldwin Fondant icing can finish cakes with an elegant, smooth look but can be difficult to accommodate messages on the surface of the cake. Piping royal icing on fondant icing does not work, as it is sensitive to the oils and moisture from the fondant.
Finishing a beautiful cake without a personal message can be disappointing. With a little patience and a few cake decorating supplies, you can professionally write your message on fondant icing.
Fondant cakes can also be personalized with writing. Paintbrush Step 1 Apply the fondant to the cake and let it dry overnight.
The moisture in the cake will make it extremely difficult to write on. Step 2 Dip a small paintbrush into food coloring.
Dab the excess onto the paper towel. Step 3 Lightly write your message onto the fondant icing. Reload your brush often so the message is vibrant and not faint or light. Edible Food Pens Purchase edible food pens or markers in coordinating colors.
Step 2 Uncap the pen and test the pen on a paper towel. Stop once the edible ink starts flowing. Step 3 Write your message on the fondant icing. Do not press too hard or the ink will spot and run. Step 4 Lightly wipe the tip of the pen periodically. The tip can get filmy and wiping will keep the words clean and even.
Buttercream Icing Place a round piping tip on a piping bag. Step 2 Fill the bag with buttercream icing.Here are some tips on how to work with rolled fondant that will make your cake decorating much easier.
Homemade Rolled Fondant Ingredients. Glucose and glycerin can be found at most cake decorating supply stores or online. Today I want to show you how to make these simple baby shoes from fondant – apologies but one dried in a little bit of a wonky shape 🙂 I haven’t had the time to decorate these shoes yet – here is a video with some decorating ideas.
For a tutorial for baby converse shoes see here.
This post makes me giggle. Well, not the actual post, since I haven’t written it yet, but the fact that I am still inflicting innocent and unsuspecting passersby with what seems to be the endless life of the Asparagus Cake–the trompe l’oeil cake I made as, really, just a .
For a cake without a theme, alterations on "Happy Birthday" can simply add the person's name or age. For example, "Happy 21st Birthday Jennifer" or the shorter version, "Happy 21st!" You can include exclamation points for more emphasis, or write birthday as "B-Day" on a cake for a teenager or college student.
Vegan Carrot Cake with Chai "Buttercream" Yield: The cake makes about 18 cups of batter, enough to make lots of cupcakes, 3 9" cakes, or one half-sheet monstermanfilm.com buttercream makes about 6 1/2 cups of frosting. adapted from Jennifer Katzinger Cake 2 cups of brown rice flour.
Fondant icing can finish cakes with an elegant, smooth look but can be difficult to accommodate messages on the surface of the cake. Piping royal icing on fondant icing does not work, as it is sensitive to the oils and moisture from the fondant.