Instructables: exploring - food - cake-decorating - fondant Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:53:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Killer Whale (Orca) Cake tchitwood I didn't have time to document this and make it into an Instructable but thought I'd post the photo and if anyone has any questions I would be more than happy to try to answer them! :) This is an orca cake I made as a sugar angel for Icing Smiles for a young girl who likes killer whales. The orca is...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 22:48:59 PST
Witches Cauldron Cake!
Witches Cauldron Cake! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Laynie This cake is not only spooky for Halloween, it is delicious, too! Just a few easy steps and you can make this unique and exciting cake for your Halloween parties, or simply for fun! Prepare Rice Crispies Since this was the first time ive ever used fondant, I was not too sure how this cake would t...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:25:24 PDT
Edible Googly Eyes!
Edible Googly Eyes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Edible Googly Eyes! Make them with just 3 things! The perfect touch to little cupcake or dessert toppers! And perfect for Halloween food too! For the eyes, you'll need: Gelatin Caps pearls or confetti sprinkles Marshmallow fondant Marshmallow Fondant Here's how to make the fondant. (There's a b...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 14:54:21 PDT
Jell-O Marshmallow Fondant
Jell-O Marshmallow Fondant - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick Marshmallow fondant is already awesome, but if you add jello to it you can make it even more delicious while coloring it at the same time!  Jello seems to mix in really well with the powdered sugar and gives good results for taste and look. Supplies Ingredients: 8 oz Marshmallows 1 lb Po...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:54:30 PDT
Halloween heart cake
Halloween heart cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> zo'gorman hi this is my first ever instructable post, the picture is of a Halloween cake i made for my sisters Halloween party, it is a red velvet sponge with chocolate butter cream, covered with fondant that was colored red then i make some fake blood with golden syrup, food coloring and icing sugar and past...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 05:45:01 PDT
Bejeweled Cupcake Delights
Bejeweled Cupcake Delights - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch Bored one Sunday and made these cupcakes. Few ingredients. Not too hard at all! Inspired by Gather Your Supplies You will need to raid your cabinets for: Any flavor box cake mix + ingredients to make (egg, water, oil)...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 13:54:01 PDT
Zombie Head Cake
Zombie Head Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> JHebert214 My son asked me for a zombie themed birthday party, and what better way to embody that theme than with a 3D zombie head cake, complete with Jello brains. What you will need This cake is quite a bit labor intensive, and you should expect to spend a lot of time on it. The supply list is also rather...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 15:18:36 PDT
Candy Crush Birthday Cake angelichigo Someone asked me to help make a chocolate birthday cake for his girlfriend who is addicted to playing the popular game Candy Crush. I thought it's a very cute idea to transfer that onto a cake. Pior to making this cake, I did a lot of research because I have never played this game (even though all m...
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 20:30:31 PDT
Sweet fondant bouquet
Sweet fondant bouquet - More DIY How To Projects]]> iv4eto_kn87 Hi there, This instructable shows my new hobby - sugarcraft. Fondant is a creamy confection used as a filling or coating for cakes, pastries, and candies or sweets. There are many recipes for fondant and you can even buy it mixed, colored and ready to make whatever your imagination tells you. In my ...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 13:39:34 PST
Tulip Brownie Pops
Tulip Brownie Pops - More DIY How To Projects]]> Renee! These brownie pops are coated in candy and decorated to look like lively flowers! A friend ( recommended me to the website. Supplies First, you'll need: * Brownie mix (your favorite kind- can be from a box mix) * Brownie pop mold, silicone or nons...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 16:59:05 PDT
Flower Pot Cake
Flower Pot Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> BakerInTheBasement I was inspired by this cake available through Williams Sonoma. I wanted to make a really special cake for my Mom's birthday, and her only requests were that the cake should be chocolate and the decorations should be pink and purple. I wanted to make a bigger, better version of the flower pot cake! ...
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Tue, 29 May 2012 03:27:46 PDT
Spongebob Squarepants Cake katlau Spongebob Squarepants is a home made chocolate mud cake, covered with chocolate ganache, and decorated by hand with fondant icing that I coloured with gels and powders. See more at:
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Mon, 28 May 2012 14:51:49 PDT
Fondant Calla Lilies
Fondant Calla Lilies - More DIY How To Projects]]> rrkrose In my opinion, Calla Lilies are the most beautiful flowers. They are so simple and elegant and it turns out that they are also simple to make with fondant! They only take about 5-10 minutes to make and doesn't require a lot of tools. The end result is always gorgeous. This instructable will teach yo...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 12:58:54 PDT
Deep Sea Diver Cake cmbooher This is the cake we made for my uncle's birthday - he loves to go deep sea diving, so we wanted a cake to represent that. Everything is edible - even the coral reefs! The coral reefs are poured sugar: Melt granulated sugar in saucepan, and heat to hard-crack stage. Add gel food coloring (NOT water...
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Sat, 26 May 2012 21:48:02 PDT
Pilgrim's Progress Cake cmbooher This is a cake we made for the 50th birthday of a fan of the book Pilgrim's Progress. The recipient's family wanted to incorporate all of the landmarks from the book, including the recipient mowing his way through (I thought it was an interesting idea). What we ended up making was a desktop with th...
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Sat, 26 May 2012 15:23:52 PDT
Fondant Roses
Fondant Roses - More DIY How To Projects]]> rrkrose All though I don't do it very often, cake decorating is one of my favorite hobbies. That was why I was so happy to see that instructables was hosting a cake decorating contest. Making fondant flowers is very easy and will make any cake look much more elegant. This instructable shows how to make beau...
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Fri, 18 May 2012 12:21:10 PDT
How to Make a Duck Cake
How to Make a Duck Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> tchitwood This cake was for the boyfriend of a girl I work with. He's a duck hunter and she asked me to make this specific duck, the hooded merganzer, and also his camo-shotgun. The cake is red velvet, the icing is cream cheese frosting (also this for the filling), the duck is Rice Krispie® treats covered in ...
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Wed, 16 May 2012 16:00:43 PDT
Star Trek TNG Enterprise Cake tchitwood I made this cake as a grooms cake for a friend's wedding. Didn't have time to take pics while making it so it's just photos, no Instructable. It was also an outdoor wedding and hot and it started to melt and get lumpy. :( But it tasted great! It's cake and rice cereal treats covered in fondant. The ...
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Wed, 16 May 2012 13:02:21 PDT
Easy Minnie Mouse Cake
Easy Minnie Mouse Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> ArcheryQueen Need to make a quick and easy Minnie Mouse cake for any occasion!  This instructable will tell you how! Materials Needed Cake (from scratch or a box)  - 1 9" round and 1 6" round Fondant (homemade or bought) Butter cream frosting (homemade or bought) Rolling pin Vodka (yes vodka) Food coloring (I...
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Mon, 14 May 2012 11:26:56 PDT
Sonic the Hedgehog Fondant Birthday Cake HollyMann Introduction: Sonic the Hedgehog is my son's favorite character and for his birthday this year, that is what he wanted to have on his cake! My sister normally creates exquisite cakes from fondant, but she didn't have the time and I wanted to teach myself. So, this was my first fondant cake, for my s...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2012 10:26:18 PST
STEAMPUNK STYLE FONDANT CAKE denaetak STEAMPUNK STYLE FONDANT CAKE Made by Denae and Yong Tak (9/15/2011 – 9/30/2011) This Steampunk cake my husband and I decided to make for the Instructables Food Challenge was designed by the both of us. We did our best to explain every detail so all the beginners would have a chance at making this ...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 20:32:02 PDT
Super Mario Birthday Cake cmbooher I made this cake for my boyfriend's 20th birthday. I didn't come up with this idea until the day before, so it was rushed. If I had started earlier, I probably could have done a much better job (no sloppy fondant work, that's for sure). He liked it, though, so I was happy. First, I baked the cake ...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2011 11:11:39 PDT
Basic Fondant Cake
Basic Fondant Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> MVMann How to prep and execute a basic fondant cake. You will need: 1. Cake - Can use box cake from the grocery store, in this Instructable I made 2 8" round cakes 2. Fondant 3. Fondant rolling pin 4. Various cookie cutters 5. Icing - This icing is butter cream from Publix 6. Cake Leveler 7. Pizza Cutter...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 15:06:56 PDT
Birthday Cake xxxxlemonxxxx This is just a birthday cake ive made using fondant. I cut out the letters with a knife, and for the roses i just made petals and put them together. This was technically my first time making a cake with fondant so the sides are kind of messed up.
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Wed, 22 Jun 2011 02:10:49 PDT
Hellboy Cake tchitwood This is the Hellboy cake I made for That Takes The Cake 2011 in Austin, TX. I learned a lot and it was a lot of fun, even though I had some issues with my cake! It was a really cool experience and I'm looking forward to the next show I'm entering (in a little under 2 weeks!) I decided I'd jump righ...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2011 16:19:17 PDT
How to Make Homemade Fondant MommaCupcake Better Than Store Bought Fondant    by Momma Cupcake 2 (.25 ounce) packages unflavored gelatin 2/3 cup cold water 6 tablespoons corn syrup 2 tablespoons glycerin 4 tablespoons shortening 2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract 16 cups sifted confectioners' sugar Com...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2011 10:15:23 PDT
Gingerbread birthday cake Jerina So, My birthday was coming up, so I needed a cake for my guests. I decided to make myself a gingerbread and slice it to give it some filling, the filling is vanilla flavored buttercream. That was nice, but I had extra buttercream, what to do? well, you frost the cake with it of course, but there...
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Sat, 26 Mar 2011 09:24:26 PDT
How to make a sculpted Hellboy cake
How to make a sculpted Hellboy cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> tchitwood Hello everyone! This is the cake I made for my first cake show competition. It was for That Takes The Cake 2011 in Austin, TX. I've onyl been making cakes since August 2010 and this is still just a hobby for me until I get the funds to get everything I need to start up a business and I'm self-taugh...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2011 18:33:38 PST
The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch Cake
The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> rickwaller Who doesn't like the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch1 and what better form than in a cake?  But before we get baking let us say together a reading from the Book of Armaments: Then did he raise on high the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch, saying, "Bless this, O Lord, that with it thou mayst blow thine ene...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 00:17:53 PST
Apple & Sandwich Cake
Apple & Sandwich Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> serahayden I love how cake can be anything and still be cake! I got a ball cake pan from a friend and with my sisters 12th birthday coming up I thought, whats spherical and fun? Answer: Apples! To add a bit more cake for the hungry hoards I thought I would make a sandwich too! Step one: What you need… A ...
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Wed, 16 Jun 2010 07:15:18 PDT
Santa Claus cake made by panettone and fondant
Santa Claus cake made by panettone and fondant - More DIY How To Projects]]> smav I've made this Christmas cake for the christmas party at my son's nursery school. Santa Claus is made by panettone (a traditional buttery, vanilla-flavoured Christmas bread-like cake of Milan, tall and rounded in shape) covered by sugar fondant, plastic chocolate, and cupcake frosting. Let's see how...
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Sun, 7 Mar 2010 13:14:59 PST
The Witch's Kitchen Cake
The Witch's Kitchen Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> ddpie This spooky Halloween cake may look diabolical but I can assure you, it tasted heavenly. The entire display is made of various sugar art techniques and recipes or other food products and is completely edible except for a couple of items used for supports and of course, the lighting. It sits on a cus...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2009 10:48:40 PDT
Hula Barbie Cake
Hula Barbie Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> macy74 For my baby girl's 5th birthday, she wanted a Hula Barbie cake. Tools needed: 10" cake pan, large mixing bowl, Wilton's white fondant, flower cookie cutter, sharp knife, cake mix, wax paper, wilton decorating tip # 233 & # 3, icing decorating bags, a barbie doll, plastic wrap, gel food coloring, sma...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2009 21:54:55 PDT
How to make a Dragon Cake
How to make a Dragon Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> DotatDabbled For my child's 4th birthday, he wanted a dragon party. So I decided to make him a cake with a dragon on it. This was a REALLY impressive cake, that although time consuming, was not that difficult to do. Note, I am not a professional baker, and i'm sure there are things I've gotten 'wrong'.. but ...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2009 09:26:57 PDT
Heart O' My Heart - Red 'n White V-Day Cake
Heart O' My Heart - Red 'n White V-Day Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> DebH57 Valentines Day is one of my favorite holidays. I have been fast at work making several homemade gifts for friends and family and displayed many of them here like the Cupid Cups for the kids, Quick Chewy Cuppa Cakesand my Valentine Cheese Cake for those really special people in my life.I found mysel...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2009 18:46:29 PST
Funky Polka-dot Birthday Cake
Funky Polka-dot Birthday Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> naedhi So what do you get your best friend who has everything for her 22nd birthday? You make an awesome cake that reflects her personality! This was my first attempt at any sort of cake decorating beyond frosting and piping bags. I wanted to create a cake that was beautiful but untraditional. No swags or ...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2008 16:43:04 PDT
Pocky Cake
Pocky Cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> jenfraiz I'm teaching myself cake decorating, so my coworkers get to eat the results of my experiments. This Pocky cake was for a coworker who loves Pocky, the yummy Japanese cookie. Make the cake! The cake was an Italian Cream Cake, but could be any cake you like. I made a 13x9 cake, and torted it (cut...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2008 16:02:54 PDT