Adding Texture onto Buttercream Cakes

Adding Texture onto Buttercream Cakes

It can be so satisfying getting a perfectly smooth buttercream cake with sharp edges, but what if you don't want your buttercream perfectly smooth. Maybe you're looking to create a rustic themed cake, or maybe you just want to add some fun design onto the side of your cake. In ...

Ruffle Effect Piping Techniques – New Piping Tips

Ruffle Effect Piping Techniques – New Piping Tips

It can often be hard to know which piping tips create which effect, and which ones are best to use on the top of your cupcakes or to make buttercream borders on the top of your cakes. One thing I love to do on the Cakes by Lynz YouTube channel ...

Vintage Inspired Piped Buttercream Cake Tutorial

Vintage Inspired Piped Buttercream Cake Tutorial

One trend that seems to be becoming a lot more popular at the moment is vintage inspired piped cakes. One of my favourite things about this technique is you can finally use the smaller piping tips you may have got in piping sets and you never really knew what to use ...

How to make gumpaste Gypsophila / Baby’s Breath to add to your cakes

How to make gumpaste Gypsophila / Baby’s Breath to add to your cakes

A really popular flower to add onto cakes, especially wedding cakes is Gypsophila, also known as Baby's Breath. This tiny white flower looks so pretty on cakes but there is always a lot of discussion about whether it's safe to use. So this week I'm showing you how to make ...

Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Making Cupcakes

Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Making Cupcakes

I love making cupcakes, but I know that if you are new to cake decorating or making cupcakes it can sometimes be hard to know where to start. I get asked so many different questions about making cupcakes that I thought I would create a 'Beginner's guide' to help answer ...

Ripped Marbled Fondant Cake Wrap Tutorial

Ripped Marbled Fondant Cake Wrap Tutorial

Recently I have started seeing people adding fondant wraps around their cakes, whether they go all the way around or just cover part of the cake, similar to the fault line cake but instead of buttercream these are made from fondant / sugarpaste. I really love this style and think ...