Cake Decorating 101 – Tutorials for Beginners
As a beginner there a few basic you absolutely must know about cake decorating if you want to produce professional looking cakes. The good news is that there are plenty of resources that you can use to learn these skills. This post Cake Decorating 101 brings you the best cake decorating basic tutorials all in one place so you don’t have to look for the best.
Watch these tutorials for a few quick cake-decorating lessons and be on your way to starting your own cake business. Along with these basic tutorials, you will also need a few must-have recipes that you can master.
Basic Tools you will need to get started Cake Decorating
- Cake Smoothers
- Spatula and offset spatula
- Cake Turntable
- Bench Scraper
- Fondant Rolling Pin
- Cake Leveler
- Acetate smoothers
Basic Frosting Recipes you will need to get started
- American American Buttercream
- Eggless Buttercream Frosting
- Swiss Meringue Buttercream Frosting
- Italian Meringue Buttercream Forsting
- Chocolate Ganache Recipe
- White Chocolate Ganache Recipe
- Homemade Fondant Recipe from scratch or Marshmallow Fondant
I – How to level, torte, and fill the cake – by Global Sugar Art
II – How to frost a cake with buttercream by Cupcake Jemma
How to frost a cake with buttercream – by Sugar Sugar Cakes
III – How to frost a cake with ganache by Shawna McGreevy
How to frost a cake with ganache by Veena Azmanov
IV – How to cover a cake with Fondant – by How to cake it
How to cover a cake with Fondant – by Cupcake Jemma
V – How to cover a double barrel cake with fondant by Kasie Lackey
VI – How to cover a cake with fondant – Panel Method by Natalie Cakes
VII – How to dowel and stack your cakes – By Savanna Custom Cakes
And that is your Cake Decorating 101. Once you watch and practice this, you are well on the way to making your mark in the world of cake decorating. Being self-taught is not easy, so don’t expect to get it perfect at the very start. sometimes you may need to practice it a few times before you see a perfectly frosted cake.
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