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Halloween Coffin Cake

Posted by Jayden scott on 4th Oct 2018

Halloween Coffin Cake
Halloween Coffin CakeWant a cake to scare and delight your preteen ghosts and goblins? This ghoulish coffin cake will fit the bill. This would make a perfect centerpiece for your Halloween buffet of witches fingers and worms and dirt cupcakes. Directions: Bake two 9" X 13" cakes.Use buttercream to glue the cakes together. Cut out the rough coffin shape - don't worry if it is not perfect  you are going to be covering the sides with...
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Maple Leaf Filled Chocolates for Canada Day

Posted by Jayden Scott on 27th Jun 2018

Maple Leaf Filled Chocolates for Canada Day
In this video Scoop's resident chocolate diva, Jayden Scott, demonstrates how to make Maple Leaf filled chocolates for Canada Day. Ingredients: Tempered Chocolate - We used our Van Leer White Chocolate Fat Dispersible Colour *optional - we used Roxy N Rich RED Chocolate Mold (deep enough so you have room for the filling) - We used our Maple Leaf filled chocolate mold.  Filling - you can use a variety of fills including c...
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How to Pipe a Succulent / Cactus Cupcake Garden

Posted by Jayden Scott on 20th Apr 2018

How to Pipe a Succulent / Cactus Cupcake Garden
We started by covering the top of our cupcakes with sanding sugar - we used gold sanding sugar. Alternately you could use brown sugar, graham cracker crumbs or even light brown icing. Tall Flowering Cactus These cupcake toppers were made by first shaping fondant into a rounded tube of the right shape. (You could also use a rice krispie treat form into the same shape). Using a  Commercial Open Star Tip 862 and icing coloured with...
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Easter Basket Cake

Posted by Jayden Scott | Leslie Williams on 27th Mar 2018

Easter Basket Cake
Check out this fun Easter Basket Cake our resident cake decorator, Jayden, made. This is an relatively easy project and that someone with a bit of piping experience could undertake. The  basketweave piping tip (1D)was made for projects like this, literally. What the video below to see how Jayden puts it together. She says the hardest part in doing this cake is getting the spacing even.  For the purposes of this demo we are...
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