Easy Cupcake Decoration: Poured Fondant

Easy cupcake decoration is always something we're in favour of here at Cake Geek. While we don't usually feature cupcakes here, preferring to stick to larger cakes, this cupcake decoration from The Cupcake Daily Blog really caught our eye. The cupcakes are iced with poured fondant which gives a … [Read more...]

How to Pipe Buttercream Ruffles & Frills

Buttercream ruffles and frills make up the final part of our buttercream piping series. The terms are used interchangeably, but here at Cake Geek we tend to call the design above buttercream "ruffles" and the designs at the bottom of the page, buttercream "frills".  Whatever terms you use, both … [Read more...]

How to Pipe A Buttercream Petal Cake

A buttercream petal cake is a super sweet design for any occasion and very easy to create.   The two beautiful examples above are via Glorious Treats and Catch My Party, with two more pretty petal-piped cakes below by Blissfully Sweet Cakes by Jackie (via Style Me Pretty) and Couture Cupcakes & … [Read more...]

How to Pipe Buttercream Roses

Buttercream roses and piping are a huge trend in cake design at the moment and the trend looks set to grow and grow. The beautiful trio of piped buttercream rose cakes are by The Layered Bakeshop (Ryan Ray Photography), while the cake designs below are from I Am Baker and the Sisters Cake … [Read more...]

Pastel Swirl Watercolour Cakes

Ombre cakes, where colours fade into each other along a gradient of one or two shades, are one of the big trends at the moment in the cake world.  This cake by Sweetapolita is simply stunning and so eye-catching. Three colour shades were used to tint the buttercream - Americolour Sky Blue, Violet … [Read more...]