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Simple Cake Decorating

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You don't have to be a graduate of a cake decorating class to simply and beautifully decorate your next cake. This is a guide about simple cake decorating.
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April 20, 2011

A simple technique for decorating a chocolate cake is to lay a paper doily on top, sift on powdered sugar, then lift doily off carefully to leave a design.

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June 28, 20050 found this helpful

I often see stencils on sale and would love to have them, but I can only stencil so many walls! They are great for cake decorating.

After you frost your cake, lay the stencil on top and sprinkle with "goodies". You will have an extra special dessert with little added work. Enjoy! Don't forget to use the stencils for scrapbooking!

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February 2, 20050 found this helpful

I found a new set of baby's first birthday party decorations for $1.50 at the thrift store last year (16 each cups, plates, napkins, table clothes etc.) My dh took a plate to the Walmart bakery and asked if they could make the cake look like the plate, and they did. Because of copyrights it looks a little different of course but the theme all matches now for our little ones first party:) So if you come across something you like try to match your cake.

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April 20, 20110 found this helpful

To make a lacy pattern out of icing sugar for the top of a cake simply take a doily, place it over the top of the uniced cake and sprinkle the icing sugar over it.

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