• 3:18

    Fondant 101: Kneading

    Welcome to Fondant 101! This is a great place to start whether you are a beginner cake designer or just new to using fondant on cake! Join well-known cake designer Rachael Teufel as she shares all her professional secrets to creating gorgeous, fondant-covered cakes. It all starts here with a little instruction on the importance…

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  • 4:50

    How to Fill & Secure a Piping Bag

    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…

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  • 1:16

    Storing Royal Icing

    Not sure what to do with that leftover royal icing after decorating your cookies? Cookie expert Maddie Gartmann shows you just how easy it is to store your royal icing so nothing goes to waste! Use the helpful “2-2-2” rule for storing royal icing: – Store for 2 days at room temperature – Store for…

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  • 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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  • 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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    Best Temperature for Buttercream

    Buttercream is the basis for all cake and cupcake decorating! It can be used for filling cakes, holding in delicate fillings, creating beautiful smooth exteriors and even atop cupcakes, cookies and brownies. The sweet possibilities are endless! Join cake designer Anita Algiene as she shares her knowledge of American crusting style buttercream and helps you…

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  • 5:05

    Royal Icing Ingredients

    Looking for a simple recipe for royal icing? Look no further! Maddie Gartmann, renowned cookie expert, shows you just how simple it is to make your royal icing from scratch. INGREDIENTS – 1/3 cup of meringue powder – 1/2 cup warm water – 2 pounds of powdered sugar – 1 – 2 teaspoons of your…

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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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