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You can make the coolest birthday cakes using very simple cake decorating ideas. In fact, you can do this for any occasion. Cake decorating dates back a long time ago. It has evolved over time with new creativity from cake decorators. I will describe a few techniques that you can easily do to liven up your cake decorations.
In the recent past flower decorations have become very popular. I suggest that you use small edible flowers that you have cleaned properly. You have a choice of where to get them. However, if possible, that you get them from your own garden or from someone you are sure does not use poisonous chemicals on their flowers. Use clean lukewarm water to rinse them and blot them dry using a paper towel. It is best to pick the flowers when you are just about to use them. It is important for them to be fresh. You can brush them with a bit of luster to give them a wet look if you so desire. That makes the coolest birthday cakes.
Another popular cake decorating theme uses fruits. You can use oranges, mandarin oranges, grapes or other fruits. You should slice them first. Then apply beaten egg white on the pieces. Thereafter dip the pieces in either clear or colored sanding sugar.
Fondant icing can make very beautiful cake decorations if you know how. You have options. It is possible to make 3D cake decorations or flat decorations. It is very similar to modeling with clay. Look for items to model and make them.
Nowadays you can easily get ready to use frosting in tubes. You can buy various tips to make your decorations. The icing tubes are available in a few colors. You can keep them in a pantry shelf after use for use another time. Just remove the icing tip and put back the cap on the tube.
Did you know that you create variety on your decorations by adding different colors on your icing when frosting a cake? Food colors in can are available for spraying on cakes. This works for lightly colored frosting. If you have created a scenery, you can spray the colors to make look natural. For example you could spray trees green and the sky blue. If you have grass, you can spray it green also.
These cake decorating ideas can spice up your cake decorating for friends and family with variety at each birthday party or other celebration. You can surprise them with new ideas every time.