How to make cake decorations with your own hands
Many are interested in how to make beautifuldecorations for the cake yourself. Creating a bright rainbow dessert requires not so much time, but it looks amazing. If you are interested in how to make a delicious cake and how to decorate it with mastic, - read this instruction. You can use the semifinished product for a cupcake or your own favorite recipes for cakes and just follow simple steps to make an unusual dessert.
You will need the following ingredients:
- 3 boxes of semi-finished cakes (or prepare your own dough using your favorite recipe);
- vanilla glaze (semi-finished or own preparation);
- sugar mastic (it can be prepared independently from marshmallow or bought already ready);
- pink, purple, blue, green and yellow food colorings;
- corn starch;
- your favorite cream (or boiled condensed milk, jam, etc. - according to your taste).
Step 1: prepare the cake
You need to bake 5 separate cakes for different layers, if you only have 1 or 2 baking forms, you can use them alternately.
Prepare the dough according to your recipe or byinstructions on the package (if you use a semi-finished product) and divide it into 5 uniform parts. Add 1/4 teaspoon of pink food coloring to the first bowl and mix until smooth, even color. Such decorations for a cake, made by oneself, are very simple and do not require any special skills.
Repeat this process for the remaining fourparts of the dough, adding purple, light green, yellow light blue dyes to each part. Pour each mixture into a separate baking dish and bake in the oven, following the instructions on the packaging of the semi-finished product. You can check the readiness of the crochet by inserting a toothpick into it. Before baking, store the remaining parts of the dough in the refrigerator (if you bake everything in one form one by one).
After each cake is cooked, remove it from the oven. Leave it in place for 5 minutes, then lay it on the grate for cooling.
Trim the top and bottom edges from each layer to make the cakes flat, and remove the thin brownish crusts.
Take the yellow cake and put a thin layer of cream on it (or another filler), put the green layer of the cake on top and put it in the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes to cool.
Similarly, lay the rest of the cakes on each other, lubricating them with cream. Top should be a pink cake.
Apply a thin layer of glaze on the edges and top of the cake, make it as smooth as possible. Cool the product so that the glaze can freeze.
Then, to make decorations for the cake yourself, take a sheet of paper and mark on it, where each of its separate layers ends.
Measure the size of your dessert, and determine the height of each layer.
You will need to roll out a piece of mastic thatIt will be possible to cut into a rectangle exactly the size that you marked. Divide it into 5 parts and mix each of them with the same dyes that you used for the dough. Then add the cornstarch to the mastic and mix thoroughly to make an elastic dough.
How to make a cake decoration - details
Roll out mixed with pink dye masson a table sprinkled with a small amount of cornstarch. Turn and lift it to make sure it does not stick, and try to roll out a rectangular shape.
After the layer of mastic becomes sufficientlarge, you need to trim it along the top edge to get a straight line. Take the cake out of the refrigerator and attach it to your side so that you wrap a cut strip around the cake. Then remove it and remove the excess at the bottom.
Do the same with the mastic of other colors.
Step 4: how to make frills
So, we continue the master-class - decorating cakesmastic in the form of a rainbow. With the help of a sharpened toothpick edge or sandwiches skewers, make frills out of the strips by pressing and slightly stretching them at the edges.
Continuing to make decorations for cakehands, start to attach frills from the top of his part and follow further down. Use a very small amount of water to attach the stripes to the glaze.
Now you can cut the cake and enjoy not only its taste, but also the appearance.