5 Buttercream Types

Buttercream Having a good cake or cupcake is the base for a good dessert. Now adding the frosting, in this case, the buttercream can transform a good cake to a great dessert in my opinion. What I love the most about buttercream is how versatile it is. You can add purees, flavoring, spices, color and at the end you have…

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Funfetti Cake

Behind The Cake ~ Confetti Cake recipe and step by step tutorial

Confetti cake, also known as Funfetti cake! My intention for this cake was to provide an easy, fun to make and great looking cake, for anyone to make and for any occasion. My kids loved the idea of the cake batter having little colorful “lines”. And to a certain extent I was excited too, I mean I had never had…

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Marshmallow Fondant / Homemade

Behind The Cake- Marshmallow fondant recipe / How to make marshmallow fondant.

Marshmallow Fondant, great stuff. How awesome it is that you can actually make your own fondant at home.  Marshmallow fondant. I had tried to make it about 10 years ago since the price for the ready to use fondant was not accessible at all and there were not many different brands to choose from. The first time was a not a complete…

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Ganache

Behind the Cake ~ Chocolate ganache recipe for cakes step by step video tutorial

How to make Ganache for cake decorating? I had that question about 5 years ago. So many beautiful cakes with those super defined sharp edges. I got a mission. The mission was to find out how in the world those sharp edges were achivable. After searching for quite some time, I found a Youtube video on how to make it.…

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Swiss Meringue Buttercream ~SMBC

Behind the cake - Perfect Swiss meringue buttercream recipe from scratch.

Swiss meringue buttercream is addictive! In a good sense, this thing is addictive, have you tried  Swiss meringue buttercream aka SMBC ? When I started decorating cakes back in the day, all I knew was American ButterCream (ABC) and I had to make it myself. And since I was making cakes under the Texas Cottage Law any other kind of frosting…

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How to make a Cream Tart / Pate Sucree

Behind the cake - Cream tart Lemon cream cheese tart recipe.

Cream Tart As I am scrolling down my news feed a beautiful image caught my attention. It is kind of a cake with lots of colorful fruits and flowers and the shape – not a typical round cake shape but a number. So I stopped to look, trying to figure out what it was.As I look closer I noticed it…

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