Decorating cakes , yes it's ART !!
Posted by Administrator on 11/1/2012
to Edible Cartridges
Cake decorating is art that is performed in places all over
the world. That is why contests and baking show competitions are very
popular, especially in the Western World. Cake decorating is one of the sugar arts that uses icing or frosting and other edible decorative elements to make plain cakes
more visually interesting. Alternatively, cakes can be molded and
sculpted to resemble three-dimensional persons, places and things.
In many areas of the world, decorated cakes are often a focal point of a special celebration (such as a birthday, graduation, bridal shower, wedding, or anniversary), or are given as gifts. They can also mark national or religious holidays, or be used to promote commercial enterprises.
allows the baker to express creativity in baking. Fondant exists in
many different colors, and its initial form is soft and easy to handle.
In this form, cake decorators are able to mold fondant into many
different artistic expressions. Many of these art expressions are also
taught in professional cake decorating class. Fondant is primarily used
to cover cakes but is also used to create individual show pieces for
cakes. Gumpaste is a substance used in cake decorating to create flower