This cake decorating tips recipe will take your baking skills to the next level. With simple techniques and tricks, you can transform your cakes into works of art. From piping techniques to fondant decorations, this recipe will guide you through the process step by step. It’s perfect for beginners looking to learn the basics of cake decorating or for experienced bakers wanting to brush up on their skills.

Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking Time: 0 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes | Serves: 12


  • 1 batch of baked and cooled cake
  • Buttercream frosting
  • Assorted piping tips
  • Fondant
  • Gel food coloring
  • Edible decorations (e.g. sprinkles, pearls, edible gold leaf)
  • Parchment paper


  1. Level your cake layers by using a serrated knife to trim off any domed tops.
  2. Crumb coat your cake with a thin layer of buttercream frosting to seal in crumbs.
  3. Apply a thicker layer of buttercream frosting to your cake, using an offset spatula to smooth it out evenly.
  4. Experiment with different piping tips to create borders, rosettes, and other decorative elements on your cake.
  5. Roll out fondant and use cookie cutters or sculpting tools to create shapes and designs for your cake.
  6. Color fondant with gel food coloring and knead until the color is uniform throughout.
  7. Decorate your cake with fondant accents, edible decorations, and any other embellishments you desire.
  8. Place parchment paper under the edges of your cake while decorating to catch any drips or spills.
  9. Step back and admire your beautifully decorated cake before serving and enjoying!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 250 || Carbohydrates: 35g || Protein: 2g || Fat: 12g || Fiber: 1g

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