Free Cake Decorating Ideas
Are you looking for free cake decorating ideas?
Ever tried to bake a cake, seen it flop, and then given up?
You're not alone because everybody has at one time or another!
Hopefully these ideas will help you like they have helped many others.
Some key things to consider when baking a cake are flavor, texture and
design, as well as ornamentation.
Since the outside of the cake is what everyone will see first, here are a few
icing tips to get you started:
Let The Cake Cool
Let the cake cool off before applying frosting. You generally need to cool a
cake on a baking rack for about 30 minutes after you pull it out of the oven.
Start With The Corners
Once you begin to frost it, start with the corners of the cake. They are the
A Thin Layer First
Apply frosting in a thin layer at first, using too much frosting can make it
look lumpy. When frosting the sides make sure that is where you use the most
A Steady Hand
Also while you're frosting, use a steady hand and make when you are frosting
that the utensil you are using does not touch the cake because crumbs will get
into the frosting. More icing can always be applied, so take it slow don't get
Use smooth, even strokes. If the icing is being difficult just dip
your utensil in hot water and then continue spreading.
Using An Icing Bag
The size and shape of the icing decoration coming out of your bag depends on
the pressure you are applying and how you are holding the bag. Always push the
air bubbles out of the bag before frosting.
Simple Frosting Tools
And last, there are some handy frosting tools lying around your house.
can be dragged across the top of the cake to create a lattice effect, or you can
also use a knife to make swirls along the top edges of or the top of the cake.
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