Filling a piping bag seems easy until you realize your buttercream has gotten everywhere… except inside your piping bag. Don’t miss cake designer Rachael Teufel’s free tips and tricks on how to fill up a piping bag and secure it without all the hassle or mess. In this short video, Rachael demonstrates a two-handed technique as well as an easy cup method. Included are tips on how high to fill your piping bags and how to keep a clean top. Once you have your icing in the bag, Rachael shows you two simple ways to secure it and keep it there when you start piping. Head over to Rachael’s video on How to Use a Coupler & Piping Tips and Piping Basic Borders for more beginner cake decorating tutorials.
Drip decor is a popular and eye-catching design that appears as if the frosting is melting off the top edge like an iconic hot fudge sundae. They can be created with a number of sauces like caramel, chocolate ganache, or even with colorful candy melts. Join cake designer Rachael Teufel in the kitchen as she…Watch Now >>
You made it! No doubt your arms are sore from kneading and storing all that fondant in our previous Fondant 101 videos! You’ve put in all the prep work and now the time has come to join Rachael Teufel once more as she shares how to prepare and roll out fondant for your cake. Whether…Watch Now >>
A smooth buttercream finish with straight sides is the start to almost every cake design. Join cake designer Rachael Teufel as she demonstrates how to final coat a buttercream cake after the crumb coat has been applied. A few basic tools are needed to apply the final buttercream coating: Cake decorating turntable Offset spatula Straight…Watch Now >>
There are a variety of different styles and sizes of piping bags available to cake designers—everything from disposable plastic bags to more eco-friendly canvas bags and paper cones. In this video, cake designer Rachael Teufel demonstrates how to create one of the simplest tools out of an item you likely already have in your kitchen:…Watch Now >>