Category Archives: Other People’s How-Tos

Guest Post: Gingerbread Candle Holders by Tunde Dugantsi

I recently saw a friend’s amazing gingerbread cookies on social media and asked if she had a tutorial on how to make them. She said she’d just learned the technique at a class by Tunde Dugantsi, whom I noticed had … Continue reading

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Skinner Blends in Fondant

I’m making an Alien Dog cake for Peo’s birthday – at her request after Mike McCarey gave me his sample dog stand after the Austin cake show in February – so I decided it’d be easier to cover the body … Continue reading

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Heather Baird is a GENIUS: Gummy Balls!

One of my cake club friends, Chris Wingler, just pointed out this post on Sprinklebakes: Dessert “Caviar” Minus the Molecular Gastronomy; Cappuccino Mousse with Coffee Caviar OMG! Did you see that video? You can make gummy drops in oil! I’ve … Continue reading

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Jello Origami

My Jello Americans has a cool video and tutorial on how to make Jello “Origami” using gelatin sheets. They do admit that they’re “faking” the origami insofar is it’s the shape of the final orgami crane, not an actual piece … Continue reading

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Epic Cake Structure

Oakleaf Cakes made a life-sized Storm Trooper cake for a sci-fi convention. Even better, they photographed many steps along the way so if you’ve ever wondered what kind of structures are inside one of these amazing cakes, go check out … Continue reading

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