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How to Make Buttercream Icing from Scratch

Compared to other icings, buttercream is softer, more spreadable and manageable. Use it to pipe borders and to frost your cakes. Use it to write names and greetings. Use it to top your cupcakes. You should know that there is a LOT of buttercream icing recipes that you can try. However, it always comes in […]

How to carve cakes

Cake Carving As with any other skill or art form, carving cakes requires: time, patience and lots of practice; but if you are passionate about it and you’re ready to put in the effort, in good time you’ll be sculpting cakes you’ve only dreamt of. And the beauty is you’ll enjoy every moment of it. […]

How to make a Hanging Birdhouse cake

It’s surely one of the best cakes you could ever see and of course, east. The unique design of the cake has enormous popularity among people. The cake needs to have a flame of about 7 inches tall and 4 inches would cover the roof. These types of cakes can use chocolate Ganache or Pink […]

A Guide to Commercial Fondant

Sometimes, you simply have no time to make fondant from scratch, especially if it’s going to be for a large cake project. Good thing that you can now easily buy commercial fondant off the shelf, and there’s a lot to choose from when it comes to icing brands. Before deciding on what brand to use, […]

The Must-Have Cake Decorating Tools for Beginners

You have already perfected the art of baking cakes, so now is the perfect time to move on to the next level, which is mastering the art of cake decorating. Unlike baking where you have to master and improve on recipes, cake decorating is an entirely different animal. Cake decorating can be something as simple […]

A Basic European Sponge Cake Recipe

The European sponge cake is a light and airy cake that contains three basic ingredients: eggs, sugar, and flour. It is very versatile – it can be eaten plain, it can be flavored and soaked with extracts or liqueurs, it can even be filled with whipped cream or buttercream, or it can be topped with […]

How to Make a Naked Cake

While rolled-on fondant has been the go-to style when it comes to decorating traditional wedding cakes, some people would try for something more unconventional, offbeat, and whimsical when it comes to cake decorating; hence, the rising popularity of the naked cake. But what is a naked cake, exactly? Let’s start with what a naked cake […]

Crazy Rabbit Cake

For the first video this month we have Pixie making the Crazy Rabbit Cake, which is a carved cake with a figurine on top. Since it is an easter rabbit cake we made it from a classic carrot cake with marmalade and buttercream. Depending on your local conditions you might want to use a mud cake with […]

New member tutorials and a peek behind the scenes!

New member tutorials and a peek behind the scenes! We always get a bit excited at the start of the month here at LCDO HQ. We have always been super busy getting out new tutorials ready for you in the week leading up to the 1st of the month, editing video, getting ebooks ready and […]

OUR TOP 5 CAKE APPS

OUR TOP 5 CAKE APPS. Apps, so many of us use them these days, but’s what’s out there for the cake decorator? Using apps is fast becoming an easy, convenient way to help you learn new skills, price your cakes and even work out how much ganache to use. So here you have them, our […]

The Big Slice 18th July

THE BIG SLICE 18th July Where we bring you the best of the week’s cake news. At Learn Cake Decorating Online, we bring you the best of what the cake world has to offer. Great news stories from around the globe and locally, extraordinary work, amazing tutorials, helpful hints and tips – and of course […]

Cointreau and Rosemary Cake Recipe

Here is the only collection of triple-tested recipes that you will ever need.

Together with chef Adam Cremona, we came up together with a range of mouth watering cakes that can be used as dessert cakes and cakes under fondant or buttercream.

We have also included ganaches, buttercreams, syrups and jellies to be used as accompaniments to your cakes.

You will see a guide with each cake

GF - Gluten FREE

FC - Perfect for Fondant Cakes

BC - Perfect for Buttercream Cakes

DC - Dessert Cakes - Perfect just as they are

I hope you enjoy cooking with and using these recipes as much as we have enjoyed creating, styling, photographing and eating them!

Top Tips for Perfect Mud Cakes

Top Tips for Perfect Mud Cakes The mud cake is relative newcomer to the cake scene, seeming to have popped up somewhere in the 1970’s. The first mud cakes came from America descending from the famed Brownie and Fudge, and originally contained marshmallow. Other derivatives of this cake are the Mississippi Mud Pie and Dirt […]

Gorgeous Marble Cake Recipe

Gorgeous Marble Cake Recipe This cake and the accompanying photo, was one of my favourites from the book shoot for our new book “For The Love of Cake”. The gorgeous swirls of Neapolitan colours made me think of the simple pleasure of baking and texture of this cake has the most perfect home baked buttery […]

The Big Slice – 4th July 2014

THE BIG SLICE Where we bring you the best of the week’s cake news. At Learn Cake Decorating Online, we bring you the best of what the cake world has to offer. Great news stories from around the globe and locally, extraordinary work, amazing tutorials, helpful hints and tips – and of course posts to […]

For The Love of Cake – Our Ultimate Cake Recipe Book

Here is the only collection of triple-tested recipes that you will ever need.

Together with chef Adam Cremona, we came up together with a range of mouth watering cakes that can be used as dessert cakes and cakes under fondant or buttercream.

We have also included ganaches, buttercreams, syrups and jellies to be used as accompaniments to your cakes.

You will see a guide with each cake

GF - Gluten FREE

FC - Perfect for Fondant Cakes

BC - Perfect for Buttercream Cakes

DC - Dessert Cakes - Perfect just as they are

I hope you enjoy cooking with and using these recipes as much as we have enjoyed creating, styling, photographing and eating them!

Almond and Pecan Coffee Crumble Cake Recipe

Here is the only collection of triple-tested recipes that you will ever need.

Together with chef Adam Cremona, we came up together with a range of mouth watering cakes that can be used as dessert cakes and cakes under fondant or buttercream.

We have also included ganaches, buttercreams, syrups and jellies to be used as accompaniments to your cakes.

You will see a guide with each cake

GF - Gluten FREE

FC - Perfect for Fondant Cakes

BC - Perfect for Buttercream Cakes

DC - Dessert Cakes - Perfect just as they are

I hope you enjoy cooking with and using these recipes as much as we have enjoyed creating, styling, photographing and eating them!

Classic Sponge Cake

Here is the only collection of triple-tested recipes that you will ever need.

Together with chef Adam Cremona, we came up together with a range of mouth watering cakes that can be used as dessert cakes and cakes under fondant or buttercream.

We have also included ganaches, buttercreams, syrups and jellies to be used as accompaniments to your cakes.

You will see a guide with each cake

GF - Gluten FREE

FC - Perfect for Fondant Cakes

BC - Perfect for Buttercream Cakes

DC - Dessert Cakes - Perfect just as they are

I hope you enjoy cooking with and using these recipes as much as we have enjoyed creating, styling, photographing and eating them!