Viva La Buttercream

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    Royal Icing

    Do you love cookies? Of course you do! And believe it or not, they are actually as much fun to decorate, as they are to eat! True story! My favourite medium for cookie decorating is Royal Icing, hands down.  I love to pipe, so it ticks that box, but it also allows you to blend colours, patterns, and layers, as well as add minute detail, or large blocks of colour. I use Haniela's Royal Icing recipe, with a few small changes, and it's been...

    Basic Borders

    Borders are more than something to put on the edge of the cake to fill it out. They enhance the lines of your cake, which also means that mistakes can be amplified, so rather than hiding your cake, a border frames your hard work, and becomes part of the design.Borders can be simple or elaborate, and simple doesn't always mean plain. I almost exclusively use a number 17 or 18 star tip to pipe my borders, as I have done here on my "Maison Des...