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Colorado Christmas Cake Video

Creating a Colorado Christmas cake has been a pet project of mine for a while now, since last Christmas. Sydney and I designed the cake together, she constructed the filigree templates and the trees. It was an incredible experience working with Sydney for our first  project, since she arrived home. I will admit didn’t sleep much, however it was worth it.…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on December 16, 2013 at 3:24pm — 1 Comment

Whimsical Christmas Tree Cupcakes

I can remember watching  Dr.Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” every December since I was little. The 1957 book was adapted into a short film during the 1960s. It alway mesmerized me, these cupcake where inspired by The Grinch.

You won’t believe how entertaining and easy to create these adorable cupcakes. The embellishments…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on December 4, 2013 at 11:12am — No Comments

Santa Claus Cupcake Fun!

I was asked to design Santa Claus cupcakes for a client’s office party, as luck would have it Sydney was home for Thanksgiving break. I must admit it was  exhilarating to be baking along side Sydney. I love when we work as a team and I take full advantage of our family time!

The Santa Claus cupcakes were inspired by the movie “Santa Claus is…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on December 2, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Candle Lights Learn Scroll Piping

I have been wanting to create a tutorial on the art of scroll piping with royal icing. It is easier to learn on a sugar cookie prior to an entire cake, piping an entire cake can take hours (even days depending on design and layers), while a cookie is not as time consuming.  The candle light cookie was inspired by Eddie Spence’s book The Art of Royal Icing: A…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on November 25, 2013 at 10:46am — No Comments

Wet On Wet Royal Icing Poinsettia Tutorial

I wanted to share a quick royal icing technique, wet on wet. Wet on wet  is a method of using a royal icing constancy of 10-12 seconds to top outline, coat, and decorate your cookies  in a few minutes. For the poinsettia cookie above it literally took me 3.5 minutes to outline, cover, and decorate. Once the wet on wet method was finished I allowed the sugar…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on November 19, 2013 at 10:52pm — No Comments

Learn How to Create A Gumpaste Bows on Gluten Free Sugar Cookies Card

I was asked by a friend if I could bake him a batch of gluten free sugar cookies. I have baked several pastries in the past that were gluten free (mostly bread and pastries), but I realized I had never tried to bake a batch of gluten free sugar cookies. I realized their must be a plethora of children who are unable to have gluten in their diet and would love…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on November 14, 2013 at 10:55am — No Comments

DIY Snowman Cake Tutorial

 

 

With the holiday season approaching (quite fast) I thought it might be fun to share a tutorial on a sugar snowman cake. I was inspired by Alan Dunn’s  Christmas Cakes (a perfect gift for any cake enthusiast). I knew the cake would be a fun project, but I must admit I was caught off guard at the amount of excitement that came over me as I began…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on November 9, 2013 at 10:51am — No Comments

 I wanted to create cornucopia sugar cookies for edible place cards on our Thanksgiving table; only I found I did not own a cornucopia cookie cutter. I wasn’t going to let that stop me I went into my…

 I wanted to create cornucopia sugar cookies for edible place cards on our Thanksgiving table; only I found I did not own a cornucopia cookie cutter. I wasn’t going to let that stop me I went into my cookie cutter storage drawers and found two cookie cutters to design DIY cornucopia sugar cookie. I used a witches hat and circle cookie cutter. I couldn’t be sure if my…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on November 7, 2013 at 10:47am — No Comments

Hand Painted Sunflower Sugar Cookies

After spending the day at the arboretum picking out the perfect pumpkins and looking at the golden sunflowers I decided to bake up a batch of  sugar cookies and paint them with sunflowers and sunflower leaves. Lately, my attention has turned toward edible painting on cakes and cookies. I use a one stroke method to paint most of my designs. One stroke painting…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on October 17, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Wicked Red Fondant High Heel Shoe

I have been blessed with so many of my readers enjoying my Purple Passion Fondant High Heel Shoe tutorial and requesting if I would create a video. I have put this video tutorial together, with the help of both Sydney and D.F. With Halloween upon us I thought it would be fun to to create a Halloween platform stiletto, the toe piece is a bat and the heel has a…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on September 19, 2013 at 10:54am — 3 Comments

Great Gatsby Royal Icing Filigree Hatbox Video Tutorial

This is part two of the Fashion Inspired Fondant: Great Gatsby Hat.. The royal Icing filigree hatbox. You will need five sugar cookie squares 2-1/2 by 2-1/2 for each hat.

As I mention in the Great Gatsby hat post the sugar…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on September 12, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

White Chocolate-Limoncello Cupcakes with a Kiss Surprise

DF has been going through pound cake withdrawal, as you know from reading past posts DF, my husband, LOVES my pound cake flavor combinations. He was used to having  a different flavored pound cake every other week (he would have a piece for breakfast each morning), until Sydney left for GW. Sydney and I would bake her brioche cinnamon rolls and DF’s pound cake…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on August 15, 2013 at 4:15pm — No 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

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

How to Create Sugar Paste Pansy

Pansies are vibrant, breathe taking, fragrant, edible, bloom and the flower most people take for granite. The pansy is linked forever to the viola, its ancestor, violas includes both pansies and violets, violets most loved for their perkiness and the their pretty perfume aroma. Pansy flowers are single with five petals that are rounded in shape, and have one…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on May 31, 2013 at 10:33am — 2 Comments

Flamboyant Mayflower Petal Cake

While Sydney was home  this past weekend, for a VERY short time, we visited the Botanical gardens. As we walked around the flowers and greenery I saw a Flamboyant Mayflower and  became mesmerized by it’s beauty! The Flamboyant Mayflower is known for its flamboyant display of flowers. In many tropical parts of the world it is grown as an ornamental tree and in…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on May 23, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Purple Perfection Peony

Peonies are one of my favorite flowers, we have had them adorn our landscaping for almost 22 years; I remember planting our first peony plant with Sydney (she was almost two) and it just happened to be Mother’s Day. As I was covering the the second cake Sydney came through the door ready for 10 days of fun (she is spending the summer in DC). I had originally…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on May 13, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Fabric Fondant Billow Weave Cake

 

 

I posted  a few days ago Sydney will be turning 21, and I am creating a few different cakes for her to choose from for her party. This is the first cake for her to view. This cake is a billow weave, Susan Trianos has a wonderful video explaining how she creates a wonderful tufted billow weave cake. The first time I saw the billow weave I thought of…

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Added by Bobbie Noto http://bobbiesbaking on May 2, 2013 at 10:16am — No Comments

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