Once upon a time, in 2012, I created my first online cake decorating tutorial on how to make fruit roll-up cake flowers. It set off an avalanche of ideas that I wrote all about here. For a while now ...Continue Reading
Chocolate Christmas Tree Sheet Cake
I'm back with another #easyassheetcake with a few of my BFFs - SPOONS!!! Chocolate eyeballs, beautiful tulips, and now a Christmas tree sheet cake! You thought they were just for eating ...Continue Reading
Make Something Pretty: Free Cake Decorating Tutorials
Here in NH our little September heat wave has broken. There's a chill in the air when we wake up and the humidity has finally cleared. Perfect baking weather! If you're looking for something ...Continue Reading
Craftsy Blog Post Roundup – Free Cake Decorating Tutorials and More!
Guys, it's over! Summer's over! :( I had sooooo many big plans. I think about 10% of them actually happened. Oh well! I guess that's just the way it goes. Babies have their way of reminding ...Continue Reading
Make Edible Jewels With Ease Using Store-Bought Candy
If melting and pouring hot sugar isn't your thing, but you'd love to make your own edible jewels & gems, then this is the tut for you! Instead of melting candy and then working at the speed of ...Continue Reading
#tbt Celery Stamp Rose Cake
#tbt The Cake Blog project that inspired my very first Craftsy class! Read more about the project here: Celery Stamp Rose Cake. For even more creative and food-safe stamping techniques, check ...Continue Reading
Make All Natural Edible Confetti
As a pastry chef, I was taught to always create garnishes that reflect the flavors of the dessert I was making. As a cake designer, I never do that. Ever. Hardly ever, at least. Definitely not enough. ...Continue Reading
Pssst….Craftsy Flash Sale!
Craftsy flash sale! Select classes up to 50% off. Sale ends Sunday 1/18/15. Check out what's on sale here: http://www.craftsy.com/ext/ErinGardner_holiday Happy Friday! Have a great weekend! ...Continue Reading
Fruit Roll-Up Flowers
#tbt Remember that time I made puffy little fruit roll-up flowers? You don't? Well, here's a refresher... Three years ago I created this tutorial for www.weddingchicks.com. My #1 cake-tographer ...Continue Reading
400,000 Facebook Likers!
Guys. GUYS! How the...? What the...? I'm speechless. Thank you x 1,000,000,000! What a way to end this roller coaster of a year. I wish I could give each and everyone one of you a giant hug! ...Continue Reading