Decorate a Fancy Cake in 5 Minutes

Piped on icing techniques. 25 year Commercial Cake Decorator and instructor provides step by step visual of cake decorating processes, tips , and tools as well as products.

Liz teaches how to properly construct the cake for stability and delivery, sharing tried and true methods. These videos are a fun mix of Food, Technique and Artist Flare.

How To Decorate a Fancy Cake

Royal Icing:

  • 3 eggs whites room temperature
  • 1 pound powdered sugar (confectioners)
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tarter

Combine ingredients, beat at high speed 7-10 minutes.

Dries quickly-keep covered.

DECORATING BUTTERCREAM

  • 2 CUP SHORTENING (SWEETEX)
  • 1 CUP MILK (CANNED MILK IS GOOD)
  • 2 TSP VANILLA
  • 1 TSP. ALMOND EXTRACT
  • ½ TSP.BUTTER FLAVORING
  • 3 LB. POWDERED SUGAR
  • 2 tsp. salt

Mix together and beat 10 minutes until light and fluffy

Will keep in refrigerator for about 2 wks. Is enough

To ice and decorate an 8 or 9 inch double layer cake.

You can cut the recipe in half if you don’t need that much.

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