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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Buttercream Ruffles Cake

Behind The Cake ~ How to make buttercream ruffles

How to make a Buttercream Ruffle Cake. Ruffles on a cake look so pretty, there’s no doubt about that. And more if you pair it with a clean smooth cake on top. Ruffles make me happy, they are festive like tutus. Yes, I love tuts as much as little girls love them. This cake I made it for a client’s daughter. It…

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Easiest Meringue Buttercream

Behind The Cake ~ Easiest meringue buttercream recipe. Buttercream using egg whites from carton, powder sugar, butter and vanilla.

Actually, this is the easiest Meringue Buttercream to make.   I love Swiss Meringue Buttercream. It is my go-to buttercream when frosting a cake. It is a so smooth full of flavor buttercream and it is very versatile too.  Now, the following buttercream recipe is inspired on Lauren Kitchens recipe. I gotta say it, it is a time saver recipe and…

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How to LEVEL CAKES evenly

Behind the Cake~ How to level Cakes

How to level cakes. Leveling cakes are one of the most important steps before you start decorating your cakes. Doing so will save you some headaches and frustrations. Here are the whys, the methods and the tools used to level and torte cakes evenly. Why’s Some of the reasons why cakes need to be level are: To remove the crust or…

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5 common mistakes when starting a cake business

Behind the cake ~ five mistakes when starting cake business

5 common mistakes when starting a cake business To talk about mistakes is not always easy, but sharing my experiences so you don’t make the same mistakes I think is worth. Three years of experience decorating cakes as my side hustle made me feel confident. Level cakes, add crumb coat, ice and decorate cakes to look very pretty was easy…

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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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Basic Buttercream

Print Basic Buttercream Rich, delicious and easy to make a basic buttercream. 4 Ingredients recipe. Course Dessert Cuisine American Keyword Buttercream, Easy buttercream Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Total Time 50 minutes Servings 5 Cups Ingredients 1 Cup unsalted butter room temp. 3 to 4 Cups Powder Sugar 1 Tbsp Vanilla extract 1 Tbsp Whole Milk If…

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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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Giant Cupcake / How to make a big cupcake

Behind the Cake ~ Giant Cupcake Cake - How to make a big cupcake step by step

The Giant Cupcake Cake I am showing you how I did a giant cupcake for my nice, with no special molds. Giant cupcakes became a big thing some time back. As a matter of fact, you can still see them around for little kids’ birthday parties or as a smash cake. So my niece was turning one, and her birthday…

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