See how to use basic techniques to quickly decorate a cake.

I put together a Amazon store with some decorating supplies to help you get started.
http://astore.amazon.com/cake05a-20

Royal Icing
3 eggs whites room temperature
1 pound powdered sugar (confectioners)
1 teaspoon cream of tartar

Combine ingredients, beat at high speed 7-10 minutes.
Dries quickly-keep covered.
DECORATING BUTTERCREAM
2 CUP SHORTENING (SWEETEX)
1 CUP MILK (CANNED MILK IS GOOD)
2 TSP VANILLA
1 TSP. ALMOND EXTRACT
½ TSP.BUTTER FLAVORING
3 LB. POWDERED SUGAR
2 tsp. salt
Mix together and beat 10 minutes until light and fluffy it
will keep in refrigerator for about 2 wks. Is enough
to ice and decorate an 8 or 9 inch double layer cake.
You can cut the recipe in half if you don’t need that much. In this video I am using Pastry Pride Whip Topping. It can be found at
most restaurant supply stores and Cake decorating supply stores. Riches Buttercream is also a good option.

Piped on icing techniques. 25 year Commercial Cake Decorator and instructor provides step by step visual of cake decorating processes, tips , and tools as well as products. Liz teaches how to properly construct the cake for stability and delivery, sharing tried and true methods. These videos are a fun mix of Food, Technique and Artist Flare.
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