It's possible to cover and decorate 3D cakes and character cakes with fondant, whipped cream, royal icing, and many other types of frosting, but it's easiest to decorate the cakes with simple homemade or store-bought buttercream frosting.
Tart lemons, tempered by sweet raspberries and even sweeter buttercream or fondant frosting, is a dream combination, and your guests will surely appreciate the fresh flavors and elegant presentation of the bright berries and lemon slices.
You supply the cupcakes and frosting, and designer kits from places like Cupcake Cuties gives you everything else you need -- embellishments and wrapper sleeves -- to make the most talked about centerpieces of your next party.
Decorating instructions are provided on the Wilton website, and the cake is relatively easy to make in comparison to some of the company's other designs because it requires only three colors of frosting: red, black, and white.
You can display the conventional three-tiered white confection and have your decorator wrap each tier in orange satin ribbon, write a romantic message with bright buttercream, or pipe on a pretty design with orange frosting.
Cinnamon Frosting gives you a dose of cinnamon and powdered sugar, Cinnamon Vanilla unites spicy cinnamon with buttery vanilla and SIN-ammon Strudel is pastry heaven with its combination of cinnamon and brown sugar filling.
The frosting resembles modeling clay in its firmness and is a cake decorator's dream since it can be used to sculpt figurines, form roses and other embellishments, and coat entire cakes in one smooth, professional layer.
There are several ways to do it, the easiest of which involves baking a standard sheet cake, frosting the top and sides with white buttercream, smoothing the surface, and outlining Elmo's silhouette on the cake.
The early morning fog blanketing eastern Pennsylvania was thicker than the frosting on grandma's cake, but no thicker than the early morning fog shrouding David Dean's sleep-deprived brain.
Gilding, stains and lacquers, electro-plating, chasing, "matting," frosting, burnishing, mechanically produced mouldings and enrichments, and the other processes esteemed in the 10th century, are disused and avoided.