Buttercream Basics

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How to create a textured watercolour buttercream cake

Unleash your inner artist and learn how to create a textured watercolour buttercream cake in three easy steps in this tutorial by Jay Davies!

10 Creative Piping Methods

Here are 10 brilliant frosting techniques to try, go on give them a whirl and try something new to…

Basic Buttercream Recipe

All buttercreams begin in the same way. In this tutorial Charlotte White has added a few basic…

Basic Vanilla Buttercream recipe

When you're in need of a buttercream to fill or cover your bake, this basic vanilla buttercream…

Two tone buttercream cupcake

Get creative with colour when piping…

Take your decorating skills to the next level by experimenting with two-tone buttercream. Here are…

How To Pipe Cupcakes To The Perfect Finish

Need to know the best way to ice a cupcake? Learn how to put frosting on cupcakes for the perfect…

How to Create an Easy Ombre Effect with…

A popular technique that will always impress, Zoe Smith shows you how with this simple tutorial.

Bowls of coloured buttercream

How to colour buttercream

Learn how to colour buttercream and achieve the exact vibrant shade you're after with expert hints…

How to make white buttercream

Struggling to get that crisp-white finish on your buttercream? Follow our simple top tips for making…

Piping buttercream on a cupcake

How to pipe buttercream on cupcakes

Learn how to pipe buttercream designs onto a cupcake using a technique Britt Box loves. There are a…

Piped buttercream on cupcakes and nozzles

How to pipe buttercream swirls

Ever wondered how cupcake and bakery businesses finish their bakes off so beautifully with perfect…

How to... achieve Perfect Two-Tone Frosting

Get the best two-tone effect frosting with the new products from Cake Decor, which makes the process…

How to... create buttercream stripes

This buttercream stripe effect is really easy to do, but so effective and really customisable to…

How to... make Watercolour Buttercream

How to... make watercolour buttercream. Britt Box from She Who Bakes (shewhobakes.co.uk) shows you…

How to... make an Ombre Cake

Britt Box from She Who Bakes shares her foolproof step-by-step guide to getting it right when it…

Really useful piping basics and top tips

Piping can come in a so many different forms, the two most popular icing types include royal icing…