The Little Delights in Life: How To Frost a Cake (using a Viva paper towel) Video. Looks like fondant but is actually buttercream!-- so that fondant doesn't have to be used. Because, let's be honest- fondant tastes nasty.
Frost a Cake With a Paper Towel for A Smooth, Professional Look
How to ice a cake and get it really smooth. This is a good pictorial guide to a smooth icing.
Learn how to make a piping bag out of parchment paper. Parchment paper pastry bags are perfect for cake decorating, especially piping small details, fine lines, writing without a tip, stringwork and for whenever small amounts of royal icing, buttercream or melted candy are needed.
From slicing cheesecake with an unexpected household item to quickly ripening bananas on command and even making DIY buttermilk to order, these baking hacks will help you create recipes in sometimes unexpected but always delightful ways.