Cake Decorating Ideas & Tips

Our favorite cake designs, decorations, projects, and techniques - including Craftsy-exclusive tutorials you can't find anywhere else!


Cake Decorating Ideas & Tips

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Make your royal icing pipe dreams a reality with these handy tips & tricks to solving those common royal icing woes!

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Gain essential fondant skills in this free online video class! Make your best cakes yet with 10 online video lessons from acclaimed cake designer Elisa Strauss, and enjoy 3 included recipes.

Free class! Make gorgeous cake pops that can't be topped. Learn dazzling decorating techniques: marbling, brush embroidery, triple dipping, piping and more from expert Valerie Pradhan.

Free guide! Get instant access to 22 pages of foolproof tricks, insider tips & creative ideas for creating unique buttercream cake designs! Enjoy in-depth photo tutorials and included recipes.

Free guide! Event-throwers and party-goers are soon to be smitten by your adorable fondant cake toppers. Enjoy 33 pages of in-depth tutorials written by cake shop owner Lesley Wright.

Follow along in this online video class, and start your successful cake business today! Navigate permits, market your business and more, with guidance from Delicious Desserts owner Lisa Raffael.

Learn to make cookies that are delicacies of design, texture & color in this online video class! Get instant, lifetime access to HD lessons from cookie decorating pro Amber Spiegel.

Make scrumptious cupcakes flavored like s'mores, blueberry pie, meringue, lavender crème brûlée & much more. Get lifetime access to this online video class from Jennifer Shea of Trophy Cupcakes.

Impress fashion-forward partygoers with unbelievably realistic couture handbags made from cake! Learn celebrity cake designer Elisa Strauss' secrets with lifetime access to this online video class.

Pop, pop, fizz, fizz! You'll look like a cake decorating whiz with these quick & surprisingly easy gelatin bubbles. Learn how to make them here!

Gain essential fondant skills in this free online video class! Make your best cakes yet with 10 online video lessons from acclaimed cake designer Elisa Strauss, and enjoy 3 included recipes.

Free class! Make gorgeous cake pops that can't be topped. Learn dazzling decorating techniques: marbling, brush embroidery, triple dipping, piping and more from expert Valerie Pradhan.

We tested 5 methods for baking cakes flat from the oven and the results might surprise you!

Summer is heating up at Craftsy with our Summer Staycation Challenge! Dare yourself to dive in check off our list of cool, fun (and free!) things to d...

Make your cake the slice of the party and get inspired by these amazing ideas for fantastic sculpted cakes — perfect for kids' parties!

Make your cake the slice of the party and get inspired by these amazing ideas for fantastic sculpted cakes — perfect for kids' parties!

Make your cake the slice of the party and get inspired by these amazing ideas for fantastic sculpted cakes — perfect for kids' parties!

Make your cake the slice of the party and get inspired by these amazing ideas for fantastic sculpted cakes — perfect for kids' parties!

Make your cake the slice of the party and get inspired by these amazing ideas for fantastic sculpted cakes — perfect for kids' parties!

Make your cake the slice of the party and get inspired by these amazing ideas for fantastic sculpted cakes — perfect for kids' parties!

Check out this week's hottest hacks for your best projects yet! From fluffy, homemade waffles — minus the waffle iron — to the top 10 tips for beginner jewelry makers, find your perfect trick today!

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