• 6:26

    Fixing Royal Icing Problems

    No matter how much of a cookie decorating expert you may be, mistakes can always happen. All is not lost, however! There are many ways that you can fix and repair the mistakes in your royal icing. In this video, Maddie Gartmann discusses common royal icing problems and what you can do to fix them.…

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  • 27:01

    Baby Shower Cookies

    Bringing small, beautifully decorated sugar cookies to a baby shower event is a great way to celebrate the welcome of a new little one! If you are looking to expand your cookie designing skills, this video will give you some useful techniques. You’ll learn to create five baby-themed designs from cookie expert Maddie Gartmann. Decorate…

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  • 37:36

    Winter-Themed Cookies

    Are you ready for winter? You and your holiday guests are sure to warm up with a fresh batch of these cozy cookies! Watch and learn how to create a beautiful set of unique and whimsical cookies for any cold weather party. In this video, cookie expert Maddie Gartmann shows you how to create a…

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  • 9:26

    Wet-on-Wet Techniques

    Need a simple but effective decorating technique for your sugar cookies? Try this decorating method that will create dynamic and colorful designs without any extra drying time between steps! Once you watch cookie expert Maddie Gartmann demonstrate her cookie decorating tips, you’ll be able to create cute polka-dot patterns, adorable hearts, and simple, two-tone rosebud…

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  • 5:45

    Piping Royal Icing

    Piping royal icing onto cookies doesn’t have to be intimidating. All it takes is a little practice and a little patience! In this video, cookie expert Maddie Gartmann, walks you through some common ways to pipe icing and shows you how easy it is to practice your cookie decorating skills. Maddie begins with her piping…

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  • 14:14

    Coloring Royal Icing

    Wondering what the best way to color your royal icing is? This helpful video shows you how to color your icing in a few easy-to-follow steps. Cookie expert Maddie Gartmann walks you through coloring two different kinds of royal icing: piping icing and flood icing. To begin, Maddie starts with freshly prepared royal icing. She…

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  • 9:51

    Making & Filling Parchment Bags

    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:…

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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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