Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Diamond Buttercream Quilting Tutorial

Back in April when I Chaddy and I took the day to tape our Smooth Buttercream on Square Cakes Tutorial, we finished quicker than we expected.  There we had this perfectly square cake, and I made it just for the video, so I didn't have anything to do with it.  We had all the equipment out, so I started thinking of what else we could film.  By the way, it's hard for me to use the word "film" in reference to my videos.  It sounds SO "professional" and my videos are SO not!  Anyhoo, I remembered some people asking me about doing a quilting effect on buttercream and thought I could show that pretty easily.

This time, we tried a new vantage point with the camera that we liked that we referred to as the "Over the Shoulder Cam:"  It allowed to me to show the technique better AND I didn't have to decorate the cake "backwards"!  Well, enough of me squawking, you have to spend the next 10 minutes learning how to do your own quilted buttercream cake!


If you're new here and need my all-butter buttercream icing recipe, it can be found on this post!
 

3 comments:

  1. Wow! You look great with a blowtorch!! And of course, your technique and patience with it is just amazing! Perfectly beveled edges - gorgeous and such high quality!

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  2. You do such a great job explaining and are great on video! Thanks for sharing this technique!

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  3. Great video Jennifer!!! Very cool technique for buttercream cakes. Thanks for sharing!

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