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  1. 1. On earth the beautiful looking and delicious tasting cakes are associated with the celebration of special occasions where fun,enjoyment and happiness is expressed. Make a wish and the wish will only be true if the cake tastes good and decorated at its best. Cake preparation from its ingredients, pattern, structure and flavor is a matter which is taken into great consideration. Today the cake is as important as the event and cake decorating is the key factor that makes it delicious looking. Decorating a cake is skill that is mastered by avery few including our house owners, which are the women of the house.howtodiapercakes.com
  2. 2. I always imagine how it is done and wanted to know the secret behindthis art Well! Its not a secret now as decorating a cake can be easilydone through some very important and easily available cake decoratingtools But its very important to possess the right decorating tool, as theperfect toll will certainly make a lot of difference in the overall cakepresentation With various cake decorating techniques like icing a cake tocreating borders and icing decorations this is a work which requires a lotof expertise and hard-work One interested in decorating a cake caneasily learn this art as there are many cake decoration classes availablethat offers both professional instructions and hands-on practice
  3. 3. For doing this job perfectly one has to understand each and every tool,equipments and accessories that is used in decorating cakes Here issome of the tool which is frequently used in cake decoration: Spatulas:This is a one of the most used tool which is used to ice cakes For icingcake tops the best type of spatulas which are used is the angled spatulaThis cake decorating accessory is especially helpful and easier to usethan a flat spatula for icing cake tops Plastic Decorating Combs orTriangles: When icing is done second step is to texture the icing, this isdone by plastic decorating combs or triangles
  4. 4. These accessories apply perfect texture to the icing on the sides of acake Decorating Bags: The decorating bags with lightweight polyester ordisposable plastic materials are used here to decorate the cakes icingAnother important option of parchment paper triangles can also be usedThe sizes of the decorating bags will vary and these are chosen based onthe amount of icing the decorating job requires
  5. 5. Decorating Tips: These are open ended metal tips specially shaped anddesigned to form different icing designs Once will find a many designs of
  6. 6. tips in the market which include drop flower, leaf, petal, round, ribbon,star, and star-cut With wide-ranging availability of these tips one caneven go for the special purpose tips that are larger or form particularshapes Decorator Brushes: These are small brushes used in paintingdetails on the icing
  7. 7. One can also use these decorator brushes to add color in decoratingbags to get certain multi-color effects Rollers or Rollinghowtodiapercakes.com Pins: This is one cake decorating accessorywhich is used to roll out the icing, like pie crust The icing may then besmoothed over the cake with a smoothing tool All kinds of other tools areused to emboss designs and cut shapes for leaves and flowers
  8. 8. Couplers: These are two-part units which are commonly used withdecorating tips Couplers are designed so that different tips can be usedinterchangeably with the same bag of icing The base part is placed in thebag, the tip is put on the outside of the bag, and the outside ring isscrewed onto the base Flower Nails: These are the revolving platformswhich are used to turn in between your fingers and help making the icingflowers
  9. 9. The flower nails are available is various sizes, from 3 inches for largepetaled flowers down to 1 1/4 inch for smaller flowers To form curvedcup-shaped flowers one can use the lily flower nails as well With theabove cake decorating tools and accessories its easy to even decoratethe cake at home and one can create cakes for birthdays, anniversaries,graduations, and other special family occasions with a lot of ease
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