Category: cake decorating

wilton, cake, yum

How to Pipe Frosting on Cupcakes

Hello, my peeps!  Today I thought I would share with you how easy it is to do pipe frosting on cupcakes. It is not difficult at all and really does dress them up and make them look fancier.  All you need are cupcakes, frosting, and a few relatively inexpensive supplies then you are set!       How to Pipe Frosting on Cupcakes               For you visual learners, here’s a quick video, followed by step-by-step instructions and tips:         Piping frosting on cupcakes-supplies:   Cupcakes:  (Captain Obvious here!)  No lie—I make them...

Easter dessert, cake decorating, wilton, holiday food

Easter Bunny Cake

With Easter coming soon, I thought it would be fun to share the “recipe” to show how to make this Easter Bunny Cake! Easter is coming soon! Are you excited? I sure am — I love holidays!  I love it when there are occasions that spice life up a bit and make it more fun!   This cake is easy to decorate,  even for a beginning cake decorator.  If you have never decorated a cake before, don’t worry!  There is a YouTube video toward the end of the post that will talk you through it…step by step!         How...

Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting

You need my recipe for fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting.  What is frosting without cream cheese, right?  It is amazing on my delicious pumpkin cake  or birthday cake…anything you need to frost!  This is my favorite frosting recipe EVER.  It is just that awesome.  You NEED this frosting recipe in your recipe collection! It is creamy and fluffy and just amazing in every way!  This recipe makes a lot of frosting.  It will frost a 9 x 13 inch cake in a nice, thick layer and you will still have about a cup of frosting leftover.  At our house we love...

make animal cakes

Chicken Birthday Cake

Here’s the “recipe”  for the finished product of my DIY Chicken Birthday Cake that I made for my hubby!  My husband, David, turned 46 this week!  I usually make character cakes for the kids’ birthdays (and sometimes for his).  This year I was trying to think of something creative to do for him when it hit me…duh…a chicken cake!  After all, this is Life Between the Kitchen and the Coop, right?  I looked at a few chicken cakes online and then proceded to construct my own.     (Pssst…this cake would also be fun to make for Easter dinner dessert!)...

cake decorating, minion cake, cute cakes

Decorated Birthday Cakes of the Past …

Today I turned 29 (again!).  Birthdays make me think of cake.  Have I told you how much I love cake yet?  I do.  And I mean L-O-V-E.  Like I would rather have it than a chocolate chip cookie any day.  Cake makes me happy.  🙂  Anyway, several times a year I have done special cakes for special people in my life for their birthday.  I never do them for myself…too much work…but I always enjoy how excited my family members get when I make their cakes.  I usually let them help decide what kind of cake they want…it’s a nice...