Wedding Cupcake Decorating
with Cake Decorating Instructions

Three Cup Cake decorating designs ideas.

Cupcake decorating isn't merely a skill, it is an artform, but with the right cake decorating tools and the right cake decorating instructions, any cake decorating neophyte can turn her hand to cake decorating for weddings.

The skills you'll learn from this excellent instructional video on cupcake decorations, will help take you from wedding cupcakes to more ornate cake decorating design ideas.

Wedding cupcakes are a modern alternative to traditional wedding cakes and serve as an interesting wedding table centerpiece. With cupcake wedding cakes, you'll save time and effort with the cutting and distribution of the cake - not to mention the extra expense of the traditional tiered wedding cake.

Cake Decorating Design Ideas

cupcake decoratingThe following video tutorial will show you how to make simple cake decorations with step by step instructions. This cupcake designer makes cupcake decorating easy and fun.

You'll be shown how to transform these simple cakes into wedding cupcakes with just a few flourishes or theme-specific decorations using the cake decorating piping bag. You'll create classic swirls, spiky designs and buttercream flower designs. Who can resist these gorgeous wedding cupcakes, especially when they are piled high with rich buttercream frosting.

Video tutorial on Cup Cake Decorating
with easy to follow cake decorating instructions.

(Helen Shroyer - Cupcake Designer and owner of
Toronto-based Marmalade Cake Company, shows you how.

Cake Decorating Tools

Here are a few tools you will need to get you started:

1. Piping bag - you will need at least two piping bags. These flexible bags can be used over and over. They are coated to prevent grease from seeping through.

2. Tips - come in many different designs and sizes, get an assortment of them and play around with them and have some fun and see what kind of designs you can come up with.

3. Coupler - the coupler is a really important tool, it's a two part system, it screws together and allows you to attach the tip directly on to the piping bag. You can quickly change piping-tips without having to empty your piping bag.

4. Spatula - this will help pick up the icing, and you'll be able to easily scoop the icing into the piping bag and not make too much of a mess.
With just a few cake decorating tools and a little bit of practice cup cake decorating design ideas and possibilities are endless.

Cake Decorating Instructions and Pictures

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1. Prepare cupcakes and buttercream icing.
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2. You'll need a cake piping bag.
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3. Cake decorating tips.
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4. Cake piping coupler.
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5. Buttercream icing spatula.
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6. Place piping bag in large glass.
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7. Scoop buttercream icing.
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8. Fill up piping bag.
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9. Twist & secure icing.
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10. Use large star tip to create the classic swirl.
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11. Use hair tip to create a bathing cap design.
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12. Use crescent tip & small round tip to create the flower.

Wedding Cupcakes, the finished product.

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decorative stars

These are very simple wedding cake decorating ideas, so try your luck at cupcake decorating. These cake decorating instructions are so easy to follow. The most important thing is to have the right cake decorating tools and the rest is just a little bit of practice and Voila! The perfect cupcake decorations.


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