Thursday, February 09, 2017

Cake decorating

Today was WI craft group and we had one of our members who is a very skilled cake decorator showed us a few basic techniques some of which you may remember from last year

First a basic swirl in buttercream


And then a buttercream rose


Then it was time to play with the sugar paste
First we did a plain base then added flowers from a mould mine's a petunia


Next was a rose and rose bud on a textured background


Then a stencil and dusting powder


Lastly a different type of mould using the left over white from the stencil one above that had been slightly coloured from the dusting powder, I picked a dahlia


And here they are all together


There were cakes left over so I brought a few home along with a piping bag full of buttercream so I can practice a little bit more

4 comments:

Marlene jones said...

I love a hobby where you get to eat your finished items, they all look perfect.

Julie said...

Well done, they look great .... good enough to eat...as they say!

Mary - Lecoeurceltique said...

I was thinking that they looked too pretty to eat (not that that would stop me). Looks like you had a busy decorating session, Lindsay.

Astrids dragon said...

Oooh, they look almost too good to eat... ALMOST!