Cake Decorating Supplies
There are a few basic cake decorating supplies you probably already have on
hand including cake pans. However, you may want to invest in ones with a shape
such as an animal, a book or certain popular characters, especially if you plan
to sell your creations.
An icing piping bag and tips is one of your more basic cake decorating
supplies. Other more specialized tips to create various shapes to the piped
icing can be added to your collection as you find a need.
How about a decorating comb, used with a simple raking motion to create
ridges on the sides or top of a cake.
If you have a steady hand, this should be a breeze.
If you want to create flowers from icing, you’ll need a flower nail to pipe
them onto the cake so they can dry to a firmer consistency allowing them to be
added to the cake.
You can create some gorgeous sugar flowers once you get the hang of
Edible markers are fun, especially if kids are participating in the
The Wilton Edible FoodWriter Fine Tip Color Markers come in packs of five.
If you like garlands on your cakes, you might want a garland maker which
imprints garland guidelines on the cake for you to fill with icing.
Air brushing is a technique especially useful to fill in large areas of a
cake with color.
It’s best to purchase a quality cake decorating air brush, especially if
you may be selling some of your desserts. Fill in large background areas using
stencils or other air brush techniques and even add outlines.
Then using a paint brush or your piping bag and tips, add details to create a
cake that is actually a work of art.
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