Reindeer Mallow Treats

Reindeer Mallow Treats Ingredients and Supplies Needed: One lb. melted white, chocolate or dark coating 24 mini pretzels (plus extra to allow for breakage) Sucker sticks Toothpicks Candy Eyes Waxed or Parchment Paper Red Candy Beads Instructions On waxed or parchment paper, pair up min ...
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By Cake Art
  09/02/2018 at 19:22 pm

All About Candy Coating Molds & Hard Candy Molds

About Candy Molds Including Storage, Cleaning, and Uses. There are a number of different types of candy molds available for purchase, but most can be divided into two categories: Chocolate Candy Coating Molds Chocolate ...
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  04/06/2014 at 16:35 pm

Wedding Cake Cutting Guide

Wedding Cake Cutting GuideThis guide shows how to cut popular shaped wedding tiers into pieces approximately 1 in. x 2 in. by two layers high (about 4 in.). Even if a larger serving size is desired, the order of cutting is still the same. The first step in cutting is to remove the top tier, and then begin the cutting with the 2nd tier followed by the 3rd, 4th a ...
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By Cake Art
  04/06/2014 at 16:32 pm

Cake Art Fondant Chart

Cake Art Fondant ChartQuantities given are approximate and are given for covering the cakes only. Additional fondant will be for decorations. The weights given are for "standard" fondant. Specialty fondants, such as ChocoPan require less. If copied, please use www.cakeart.com as your source.  &nbs ...
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By Cake Art
  04/06/2014 at 16:30 pm

Using Stencils for Cake, Cupcakes & Brownies

Stenciling Cupcakes , Cookies and Brownies  A stencil can provide a quick and easy way to decorate your cupcakes and cookies. Available for every season and holiday as well as various design themes, you can use stencils to wow your guests and family. Stencils made ...
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By Cake Art
  03/01/2013 at 15:53 pm

Selecting an Airbrush for Cake Decorating

Buying an Airbrush for Cake Decorating. An airbrush can be a wonderful asset as you decorate cakes. It will allow you to come up with fantastic and beautiful results while using less of your valuable time. You can use it to color the icing on the cake itself, instead of coloring all that icing or fondant. You can also draw images on the cake, ...
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By Cake Art
  03/01/2013 at 15:51 pm

Using Wafer Paper For Cake Decorating

Wafer Paper and Its Uses What is Wafer Paper? Wafer paper is an edible paper, usually made of rice or potato flour.  It is available at Cake Art, in 8 ½” x 11” white sheets. You can purchase individual sheets or a 100 count package. This paper has no real taste and if you place a small piece of ...
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By Cake Art
  03/01/2013 at 15:48 pm

About Rolled Fondant and Its Uses For Decorating a

About Rolled Fondant and Its Uses For Decorating a Cake. Rolled fondant icing is one of the most popular icing mediums being used these days. Its beautiful, smooth surface can almost be achieved in butter cream, but not quite! It is called Rolled Fondant to distinguish it from Poured Fondant Icing (as in Petit Fours) or Candy Fondant. Yo ...
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By Cake Art
  03/01/2013 at 15:46 pm

How to Achieve Level Cake Layers

How to Achieve Level Cake Layers There are a variety of factors that can affect how level your cake layers are when they come out of the oven.The first consideration might be whether your oven or oven racks are level. If your oven is a free standing range and the appliance itself isn’t level, resolution of this problem can be pretty straightfor ...
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By Cake Art
  03/01/2013 at 15:46 pm

Making and Using Candy Clay

Making and Using Candy Clay       Candy clay, also known as modeling chocolate or chocolate plastique, is a wonderful and delicious addition to your Sugar Art repertoire. While it can be purchased ready-made (Choco Pan), it’s also quite easy to make with just 2 ingredients and a few sup ...
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By Cake Art
  03/01/2013 at 15:38 pm

Tips For Sucessful Baking

Tips for Successful Baking It is always a good thing to feel confident that each every cake you bake will be moist, and delicious for your family or clients. Here are some things to bear in mind as you prepare to bake. Your Oven. You want to be sure your oven temperature is accurate. Even a 5 degree variance c ...
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By Cake Art
  03/01/2013 at 15:37 pm

How to Make Rolled Fondant

Here is a tasty fondant recipe that is not difficult to make. The yield of this recipe will cover and simply decorate up to 10” cake, 4 inches high. Makes approximately 36 ounces.   Assemble all of your ingredients and tools. Read through the entire recipe before beginning.   Ingredients: ...
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By Cake Art
  02/14/2013 at 19:03 pm

How to Achieve a Smoothly Frosted Cake

The easiest way to achieve a smoothly frosted cake is to begin with creamy smooth icing that is a thin consistency. Your icing should essentially have the consistency of whipped cream; light and fluffy with no air bubbles. To a ...
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By Cake Art
  02/14/2013 at 18:39 pm

Frightful Cupcakes

Supplies Needed: 1 dozen cupcakes in flavor of your choice 12 to 15 peanut shaped sandwich cookies (you know the ones!!) (Includes extras for breakage) Chocolate or Leaf Green Buttercream Icing  1 pound White candy coating, melted Black Edible Pen ...
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By Cake Art
  02/14/2013 at 18:19 pm

The Very Best Caramel Apples

You will need: One 5 lb. Peters Caramel Loaf 1 lb. white candy coating (Merckens or Peters) 2 dozen apples, dry and at room, temperature (Grann ...
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By Cake Art
  02/02/2013 at 16:25 pm

Dipped Peppermint Patties

Ingredients & Tools2 Pounds Dark ChocolateParchment Paper or Silicone Mat Dipping tool Peppermint Center Recipe Instructions Make peppermint patty recipe. Roll 1" balls and slightly flatten into a patty. Let crust. Melt candy coating ...
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By Cake Art
  02/02/2013 at 16:23 pm

Basic Caramels Recipe

Ingredients & Tools 1 Cup Butter 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Pinch of Salt 2 1/4 Cups Brown Sugar 1 Cup Light Corn Syrup 1 14-ounce Can of Condensed Milk   Instructions In a heavy saucepan, melt butter ...
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By Cake Art
  02/02/2013 at 16:10 pm

Toffee Crunch Recipe

Ingredients & Tools 3 Cups Chocolate 1 Cup Granulated Sugar 1/2 Cup Nuts 1/2 Cup Butter 1/4 Cup Water 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1/2 Teaspoon Lecithin  Instructions Combine ...
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By Cake Art
  02/02/2013 at 15:39 pm

Super Fudge Recipe

Ingredients & Tools 2 Cups Brown Sugar 1 Cup Granulated Sugar 1 Cup Non-Dairy Liquid Cream Substitute 1/2 Cup Butter 2 Cups Marshmallow Cream 1 1/2 Cups Finely Chopped Semi-Sweet Chocolate 1 1/2 Cup Finely Chopped ...
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By Cake Art
  02/02/2013 at 15:36 pm

Dipped Long Stem Cherry Cordials

Ingredients & Tools 1/2 Pound Fondant 2 or 3 drops Invertase 1 Pound of Chocolate Maraschino Cherries Parchment Paper or Silicone Mat   Instructions Knead the invertase into fondant. Form the fondant around a cherry an ...
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By Cake Art
  02/02/2013 at 15:10 pm

Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

Ingredients & Tools 1 Cup Granulated Sugar 1 Cup Brown Sugar 1/4 Teaspoon Salt 1/2 Cup Milk 1 Cup Miniature Marshmallows 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter 1 Teaspoon Vanilla ...
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By Cake Art
  02/13/2012 at 15:33 pm