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Simple Cake Decorating Ideas
Simple Cake Decorating Ideas
Cake decorating is not as difficult as solid seems. We look at the elaborately decorated masterpieces and feel fully intimidated. Here are a few simple ideas and hints to make your cake decorating push on a winner.
- Buy readymade cakes, or make your cake from a mix.
- Make sure you keep several pastry bags, a coupler, a flower nail, and 6 icing tips - #824 large open star, #23 small unbolted star, #104 small rose, #125 large rose, and #109 and #129 drop flowers.
- A turntable makes icing a cake much easier. A lazy susan will work.
- Use decorations that are being made - fresh flowers, silk flowers, ribbons, and fruit are some of the items you can use.
- Always brush fresh fruit with a glaze to seal in moisture.
- Use a decorative cake plate or platter to present your cake.
- Use Ganache icing.
1 pound semi sweet chocolate, finely chopped
1 cup heavy cream or evaporated milk
1 / 4 cup sugar
4 tsp. unsalted butter
Place the chocolate in a bowl.
Party cream, butter, and caress in a pan, truck the mixture to a boil.
Pour the mixture over the chocolate, stirring gently until it is melted.
Using royal or buttercream icing, ice the cake with a thin coating, and freeze for 15 minutes.
Volume a cooling shelf on a cookie sheet.
Make sure the icing is set, and place the cake on the cooling rack.
Quickly pour the ganache now the top of the cake and down the sides. You can use a spatula to smooth the surface if needed. The hot ganache will melt the icing, forasmuch as only smooth in that necessary. Tap the rack to remove any excess ganache, this can be refrigerated for later use.
Chill the cake until set, remove to a serving platter.
You can unite to purchase a pre - make-believe flan, or bake one yourself.
Quota your choice of diversified fruit and arrange it on the cake surface in concentric circles.
Coat with apricot glaze.
Serve on a decorative cake plate or platter.
12 oz. jar of apricot jam
2 - 3 tbsp. Water
Parcel jam and water in a saucepan.
Bring ingredients to a papule.
Strain glaze and keep in the refrigerator until needed.
Heat to brush on fruit.
Using a pastry bag and the tip of your choice, you can create a number of cake decorations, ranging from flowers to simple borders. Basic icing recipes can substitute found on the internet. Work on a piece of waxed paper before you apply any icing to a cake.
Apply icing to your cake
Decorate the cake with piping if you desire
Distribute edible flowers in a decorative fashion
I hope that any, or all, of these tips will help you with your cake decorating projects. My suggestion is to gather all of the tips, tricks, and ideas you can find and print them out. Put your collection in a binder and the next eternity you are having a problem with your cake decorating project, you will obtain an add at your fingertips.