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 The Art Of Cake Decorating Can Be An Expression Of Yourself 
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The Art Of Cake Decorating Can Be An Expression Of Yourself
by: Marry Dillon

You may have entered a wedding reception and actually run to see the cake before the bride. You probably would not be the only one. It is often the center of attention next to her. There it will sit, beautifully detailed on the table, looking perfect, too perfect to eat. You wonder how each detail was created, and if you could ever be capable of such a cake. Yes you can, with the correct tools, a couple of books and some practice. You are capable of any type of cake that you would like to decorate. Read on about using cake decorating as an expression of yourself.

Wedding cakes appear to be the most difficult thing to create. They appear much more difficult than they really are however, if you start with the proper book, you can be on your way in no time. Do not let the detailed flowers worry you, if you cannot make them by yourself at first, you will be able to buy them until you can. All of the materials to make gorgeous cakes are available and you will know how to use them all at some point.

There are many different types of books available to teach you about decorating cakes. They can teach you about creating the cakes themselves, or they can teach you about the decorations that go on the cakes. The decorations are made from different types of substances, and you can learn how to use each one.

There are patterns to help you make just about anything that you would like to create, including those intricately detailed flowers. If you would like to start with something a little more simple, you can use a lace mat to decorate a cake with chocolate or royal icing. There are a variety of patterns with these lace mats for you to choose from.

If you would like to make your cakes into a particular shape, there are pans to do just that. These pans are just like the aluminum pans however, they are made of a strong plastic material that can be used in the oven and the microwave. Each pan will hold one cake mix, and they come in a variety of different styles. If you can think of a particular holiday or celebration, then there is probably a pan available for it.

Decorative rolling pins can also be used to make impressions when decorating your cakes. They can make all sorts of patterns such as bubbles, scroll pattern, fabric patterns, etc. There is very little that you cannot do.

A cake does not have to be just a cake to you anymore. Make it something special in your kitchen, by making it your own. Whatever you make it, it will be yours, and you will have created it yourself. Relax and enjoy the process.

Family traditions are started when people get together and begin doing things, so start decorating cakes together. Make them for holidays or birthdays. Whatever special time your family likes to get together, bake a cake to celebrate it. Just remember that cake decorating is an expression of yourself.

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Cake decorating is one of those talents in which you are limited only by your creativity and imagination. If you can't dream up a design of your own, use accessories such as gum paste flowers to spark your ideas.
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