What to use for Cake Decorations?

Okay, the cake is baked and the frosting is done, so now it’s time to start decorating! Aren’t you excited whenever you get to this part? After all, half the fun of baking a cake is getting creative with the decorations! This is when we get to let our inner creativity run wild, crafting flowers, figurines and decorations out of fondant, gum paste or any other materials. And nothing beats the amount of pride you will get when your family and friends start wowing and praising your perfect cake creation when you bring it into the room. Your cake will be the center of attention! But of course, before getting to that we should master the decorating part first, which we are here to help you with!

So, what should you use for Cake Decorations?  The decoration is what completes a cake. But sometimes you can get discouraged while baking because you don’t know what type of decoration to use for your cakes. It is really important to score the perfect decoration or otherwise, your cake would not look as pretty as you want it to be! Worry not, in this amazing article we will provide you with 4 cake decorations that you can use to perfect your cake, or should we say, masterpiece! Not only that, but we’ll also be giving you detailed information for each, like how it’s made, what it’s used for, and even how to store any excess! So just sit back, relax and read on! 

 

Gum Paste

If you’re planning to make a floral themed cake, gum paste is the icing for your cake. You can easily mold it into roses, daisies, any flower that you want!

 

Marzipan

Similar to gum paste, you can mold marzipan into any shape that you like. But here’s the bonus, it is made of almond – so it tastes good that you can even eat it on its own.

 

Candy Clay

Be honest, you wanted to bite into clays when you were a kid. Well.. now you can! Candy clay is perfect for fun and colourful decorations.

 

Fondant-Rolled

Sometimes, you just want a minimalist and neat finish to your cake. Fondant-rolled is here to make that a reality!

Now you’re on your way to becoming a master cake decorator! We hope this useful information will be helpful for you on your baking journey. If you have any baking-related questions or you want to share your experiences with us, feel free to our community group! We are a fun and friendly bunch that loves helping each other when it comes to baking!

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