• 13:43

    All About Cake Boards

    You have all your supplies ready to tackle that gorgeous cake floating around the internet, but have you thought about what goes underneath all those layers of sugar? These days cakes come in all different shapes and sizes, and one of the most important elements of any cake is the cake board. That’s right, cake…

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  • 8:27

    Cake Pans

    Beginning cake designers have a variety of options when it comes to selecting baking or cake pans. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, depths and materials including metal, stainless steel and silicone. With the right pan, bakers can create anything from a multi-tiered wedding cake to a symmetrical ball or even an intricate…

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  • 13:07

    Chocolate Bark

    Chocolate bark is an incredibly fun, delicious, and easy way to elevate any cake design and really let your creativity shine! The best part? With chocolate bark you don’t need to be an expert cake decorator to make a show-stopping cake! In fact, this is a lesson the whole family can enjoy. Check out creative…

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  • 5:00

    Cooling and Removing Cakes

    Once you remove your cakes from the oven, it is important to follow proper cooling techniques to ensure your cakes maintain their moisture and desired texture. Without this important step, your cakes can turn gummy, soggy, or even crack and dry out. In this free lesson, cake designer Rachael Teufel shares her tips and tricks…

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  • 10:22

    Crumb Coating

    The crumb coat is the base coat of icing that locks in cake crumbs to create a barrier between the cake and the final coat of icing. It is often an overlooked step of icing a cake, however, without this ever so important layer it would be near impossible to create the pristine buttercream icing…

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  • 16:26

    Cutting & Glazing Fresh Fruit

    Utilizing fresh fruit is not only beautiful, but it’s a delicious way to adorn any fresh cake. From small, delicate berries, to figs and larger tropical fruits, the colors and design options are endless. In this lesson, cake designer Rachael Teufel shares her tips and tricks on creating visually appealing fresh fruit arrangements. While Rachael…

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  • 14:07

    Decorating Autumn Themed Cupcakes

    As the seasons start to change, warm up in the kitchen with cake designer Rachael Teufel as she shares three easy autumn cupcake designs. First, she demonstrates how to use a star tip to create a pumpkin with lifelike ridges and a stem. Next, she creates a stunning red rosette flower adorned with buttercream leaves.…

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  • 14:56

    Decorating Cupcakes for a Baby Shower

    Baby Rattles, Flowers and Bears, Oh MY! Head into the kitchen with cake designer Rachael Teufel for another adorable cupcake display perfect for any baby shower. First up is a two-tone rattle. Rachael demonstrates one of her favorite powdered sugar methods to create a beautiful smooth, fondant like top, but his time she uses two…

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  • 13:54

    Decorating Cupcakes for a Bridal Shower

    Cupcakes are a sweet and easy way to celebrate the bride to be in your life! Head into the kitchen with cake designer Rachael Teufel as she shares three different ways to create elegant cupcakes. First up is a non-traditional square cupcake. With a piping bag and offset spatula, Rachael creates a crisp square edge…

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