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Basic Cake Decorating Videos

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Are you new to cake decorating or just a little rusty? These cake decorating videos are perfect for any level of cake decorating.

1. How to Frost a Cake

Icing a Cake Video Picture by Rachel Thebault for About.com
Icing a Cake Video Picture by Rachel Thebault for About.com

It's hard to decorate a cake without frosting or icing it first. Rachel Thebault shows you how to How to Frost a Cake in this video.

Buttercream Frosting
Making a Buttercream Frosting with Photo Instructions
Buttercream Icing for Decorating Cakes

2. Pastry Bag Decorating Tips

Pastry Bag Tips Video Photo by Lisa Mansour for About.com
Pastry Bag Tips Video Photo by Lisa Mansour for About.com

A pastry bag and various tips are what are need to decorate most frosted cakes. Lisa Mansour offers several tricks and helpful Pastry Bag Decorating Tips in this video.

The article Basic Cake Decoration - Part Two also includes the Decorators' Buttercream Icing Recipe and more tips on the icing tips.

3. How to Decorate Cake Boarders

How to Make Cake Boarders Video by Rachel Thebault for About.com
How to Make Cake Boarders Video by Rachel Thebault for About.com
If you only wanted to do one thing to decorate your cake, why not used cake boarders. Rachel Thebault takes you through putting Cake Boarders around the top and bottom edges of the cake.

4. How to Write on Cakes with Frosting

Writing on Cakes Video Photo by Rachel Thebault for About.com
Writing on Cakes Video Photo by Rachel Thebault for About.com
Rachel Thebault offers some help tips in how to Write on Cakes With Frosting.

5. How to Make Frosting Flowers and Roses

Cake Decorating Video - How to Make Icing Flowers and Roses by Lisa Mansour for About.com
Cake Decorating Video - How to Make Icing Flowers and Roses by Lisa Mansour for About.com
Now that you've mastered icing, adding some boarders and write on the cakes how about adding something pretty? Lisa Mansour shows How to Make Frosting Flowers and Roses in this video.

6. Covering a Cake in Fondant

Covering a Cake in Fondant Video Photo by Lisa Mansour for About.com
Covering a Cake in Fondant Video Photo by Lisa Mansour for About.com
In the last few years more and more people want their cakes decorated in fondant. Fondant allows for a very smooth cake surface, plus it can be very easy to decorate. This video from Lisa Mansour shows How to Cover a Cake in Fondant.

7. How to Stencil on Fondant

How to Stencil on Fondant Cakes Video by Lisa Mansour for About.com
How to Stencil on Fondant Cakes Video by Lisa Mansour for About.com
Lisa Mansour makes this method of Stenciling on Fondant look very doable.
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