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June 2013 Blog Posts (7)

Review of Marsha Winbeckler's Craftsy Fondant, Pleats and Drapes Class

If you are looking for truly comprehensive fondant class but don't have the time or money to attend one, you'll be pleasantly surprised how much you can learn from taking Marsha Winbeckler’s Fondant Ruffles, Pleats, and Drapes  class offered by…

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Added by Theresa Happe on June 30, 2013 at 7:25am — 8 Comments

Sugar Paste Designer Stiletto Platform Shoe Fun

Sydney flew home this paste weekend to help teach a platform shoe class on Friday and demo how to create a sugar paste/ fondant shoe. We hadn’t had the opportunity to work  together since spring break; it was wonderful to create the shoes with her. I had already prepared the pink designer sugar paste heel prior to her arrival the other two we created as we…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on June 27, 2013 at 9:55am — No Comments

Haute-Couture Spring/Summer 2013 Cake Inspiration

Exciting and eloquent fashions from Stephane Rolland’s Spring/Summer Haute Couture Collection during Paris Fashion Spring Week, 2013-14. The collection is immediately recognizable as Stephane Rolland designs. The angular shapes, strong emphasis on curves, and floral designs. His use of “new techniques, mineral effects; specifically a silicone  gel like…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on June 20, 2013 at 10:55am — No Comments

Sugar Paste Full Blown Rose Spray!

Sydney has been asking me if we could create a sugarpaste full blown rose spray for a cake for sometime now. I figured with Roses being June’s flower now would be perfect. I based the roses for this cake after the Glowing Peace Rose, named after its grandparent Peace, the world’s most renowned rose. The Glowing Peace combines timeless beauty with a modern…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on June 14, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Fastest Way to Add Embossing

Most of us are accustomed to using an embossed rolling pin to add texture to the outside of a fondant cake. The drawbacks of doing this are sometimes the fondant decides to stretch on you. Other times, you have a favorite rolling pin that is just too small to cover a large area of fondant. Any way you slice it, it's time consuming. So, here's a new option you can do now with icing sheets that is so darn fast and easy. The benefit is you don't have to worry about stretching when you lift it,…

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Added by Theresa Happe on June 13, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How to Create Sugar Paste Tuberoses

About two weeks past, I posted a tutorial on how to create an open sugar paste Peony, since then I have had serval requests asking how to create the Tuberose in the peony spray. I chose Tuberoses for their dainty appearance, and the Tuberose is a flower that is both mythical and magical, its nectar  is said to have special powers and its scent is magical to…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on June 6, 2013 at 10:48am — No Comments

Day to day fun

Have been going since 7am this morning. An hour and a half round trip to go to cakes around town and pick up a EXcel board, my new favorite thing in the whole world. Makes flower making so much easier, I now have 5 orchids wired and drying. Now on to rolling cake pops, which I have found out don't really like them that much :) Have been so involved in it all this morning that I almost forgot to eat. So am sitting at the moment having a little kip before I get back into it :)

Added by Cassie Cake Maker Morriss on June 4, 2013 at 10:42pm — No Comments

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