• 12:17

    Naked and Barely Iced Cakes

    Rustic buttercream cake designs are a popular choice among couples saying, “I do.” These cakes have been gaining more and more popularity as many couples opt for outdoor weddings. Head into the kitchen with cake designer Rachael Teufel in this free video to explore two popular styles of rustic cakes. Naked and barely iced cakes…

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  • 12:27

    Sanding Sugar Finish

    If you watched Rachael Teufel’s video on internal structural support, you may have been wondering how she achieved the unique, shiny texture on the bottom tier. In this lesson, cake designer Rachael Teufel demonstrates an easy cake decorating technique to add sparkle and elevate any cake. Starting with a fully iced buttercream cake, piping gel,…

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  • 24:39

    Piping Basic Borders

    When transferring final iced cakes onto base boards or stacking them on top of another cake, you may notice a slight gap between the cake board and base board or the cake below. Piping a basic buttercream border is one easy way to finish the bottom edge and cover any small gaps or damage caused…

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  • 5:17

    How to Use a Coupler & Piping Tips

    Piping tips and couplers are some of the most affordable and versatile decorating tools available to cake designers. Whether you are piping a border, a message on top of a cake, or small intricate designs, every beginning cake decorator should invest in a few basic tips of varying sizes. Head into the kitchen with cake…

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  • 9:47

    Fun Ways to Use Sprinkles

    Sprinkles are the edible confetti of the culinary world and they bring so much fun to cakes! The colors, sizes, and specialty mixes available today are nothing like they used to be. You can find everything from unicorn inspired mixes to mini avocados. Sprinkles are one of the easiest ways to dress up a cake,…

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