» Monthly Archives: May 2008

May
28

Cactus Cupcakes

I baked some cupcakes yesterday and was thinking of different ways to decorate them. Instead of putting a layer of fondant on top, why not wrap the whole cupcake with fondant ? So I decided to make some cactus in pots. Search the internet for some pictures of cactus and I started making these at …

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May
26

Cake topper project

  I made this yesterday, felt so long since I did some artsy stuff. I don’t know what to call it actually. Is there a special name for this kind of deco ? It’s usually put on top of cakes. Anyway, the tutorial, if you would like to know how it’s made. First, cut out …

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May
23

Something small from me

Hi everybody, I have one cute chicken pot holder which I bought from Bandung, Indonesia to give away. This pot holder will be mailed to the winner of “The cutest 3D fun character fondant cake”. ( Just to have some fun). All my visitors can participate, either from Malaysia or international. The picture of the …

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May
21

Sunflower cake

I wanted to try using the sunflower plunger I bought recently and thought of just making 3 sunflowers to put on a cake. One thing led to another and I end up making a whole basket of flowers ! Anyway, here are some pictures I took while making this cake today. This is the sun …

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May
20

Pulled flowers

Pulled or finger flowers are flowers which are made without using any cutters or special equipment. They are easy to do and just needs some molding with your fingers. These are the steps to make a basic blossom. First, make a round pea-sized shape out of the gumpaste or fondant. Use the end of your …

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May
18

Sugarpaste & gumpaste class

I’m so happy today, alhamdulillah we completed the first class for basic sugarpaste and gumpaste. The students were Aishah and Sue (check out their blogs for their lovely cupcakes and chocolates). We managed to decorate only one cake each. Much time was spent on showing them how to make marzipan, fondant and how to cover …

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May
17

Making realistic looking ribbon

Making ribbon is quite easy and I guess most of us already know how to do it. I would like to suggest a great gadget to have, to emboss some dotted lines along the ribbon to make it look better. This is a cutter/ embosser, price is reasonable, around RM16.00. All you do is just …

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May
14

More tags..

This is a tag from a blogger friend, Mat Gebu, originally from Siti Azma. I’ll try to translate it in English for the benefit of all. CookingBookmark.com mission : Mewujudkan laman khas komuniti Food-Blogger dengan meletakkan sebanyak mungkin link blogger yang terlibat dengan makanan. (To create a special Food Blogger community by having as much …

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May
13

Making 3D figures

Making 3D figures from fondant is not easy for me. It takes a lot of time just to make a single figure. Today I’m going to show you how I make some human figures. First start with two small ball for the buttocks. Add the legs. Then add the body. Put on the skirt or …

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May
9

Fondant cake with simple roses

Making gum paste roses can be time-consuming, sometimes I just make do with these simple fondant roses. My maid cum assistant is really good at this, here’s her in action. First, roll a long strip, then start twirling it around till you get the size you want. Leave some space in between the layers and …

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