Cake Decoration Ideas

Jenni KulikMar 30, 2010 | edited Mar 30, 2010 - by @JenniKulik

Baking cakes is among the best hobbies to accomplish but it is significantly more fun to decorate the cakes after preparing it. Decorating your cake is often a fun activity after baking it. In addition to that, creating or buying decorations to enhance the cake could make it more appealing or eye-catching.

A person's skills in art and creativity will be maximized when decorating or designing cakes. If you are interested in decorating cakes, here are some wonderful cake decoration ideas for you.

Remember that before you decide to decorate cakes, it is necessary that you just let the cake cool-down first. If you immediately decorate warm cakes, it'll make a big mess.

Once the cake that you have baked has already cooled down, you can start preparing for the materials needed for the decorations. Decorating bags of different sizes would be very useful especially if you want your it to look even more special. Prior to preparing the materials, you should already have your idea in mind so that you can prepare all the necessary materials needed for the cake decorations.

When redecorating, you have to frost or ice the cake first with butter, fondant, or icing based on your preference. To make sure you prevent crumbs from falling off, you should have a good crumb coating. While you are decorating, you need to maintain the consistency for the cake to accomplish good outcomes. You could add in confectioner's sugar if for example the frosting is a touch thin.

While you are icing the cake, you can use an icing spatula to apply the second coating of icing. If you are going to apply icing on the top portion, it would be best to hold the spatula, horizontally to flatten and smoothen it properly.

As mentioned, the confectioner's sugar would be a great way to make your cake look elegant. You can use this to dust your frosted cake. On the other hand, if you want your cake to look more elegant, you can also do so by buying those ready made decorations or cake toppers. These decorations can be purchased from bake shops or specialty stores.

To help with making your cake try to find tempting, you can top with candies, chocolates, delicious flowers, and even almonds as being a definite added decoration for your cake. These additions won't make your cake taste much better, although it can also give it aesthetic overall appeal.

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fitness girl Author Jan 29, 2011


I'd loved to bake and ate cakes, but I'm not onto decorating it. Although I appreciate cakes with icing especially with berries on top on it, it's so yummy??
Now with your help I've got a little ideas on how to decorate my own baked cakes

edited Jan 29, 2011 - by @fitnessgirl28442
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