Category: Cake Decorating Tips

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What causes elephant skin on cakes

Ahhh – elephant skin on fondant.  When you envision a perfectly smooth cake but actually end up with one that is all wrinkly – just like elephant skin. Watch this tutorial and read our tips below to know how to repair that. What is elephant skin? Elephant skin is beautiful on elephants but it’s just […]

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How to transfer a cake without damaging it

In this free cake tutorial, we teach you how to transfer a cake without damaging it. We have all been there…you have a perfectly iced cake and a perfectly iced board, and then somehow you have to get your cake onto your board without damaging either of them!  This tutorial from Sugar Street Studio’s shows […]

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what is palette knife painting

What is Palette Knife Painting

Palette Knife painting is an abstract, modern and beautifully textured way to decorate your cakes. All you need is a little buttercream, a cranked palette knife and your artistic flair. Palette knife painting was first introduced by artists such as Monet and Cezanne in the impressionist period. The beauty of this type of painting is […]

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top tips for working with sugar paste

Top tips for working with sugar paste

New to working with sugar paste? It can be confusing to a new cake maker so we’ve written a guide with some of our top tips on working with sugar paste so you can get cracking with your creations.  But first, a question that comes up all the time – is sugar paste the same […]

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