Ingredients, Icing,Flavor & Colors
Tools for Icing& Fondant
Cutters & Molds
Sprinkles, Toppers& Decorations
Assembly & Display
Basic How To's
Buttercream icing is a delicious and creamy icing that is very popular in the United States. Buttercream icing is ideal for covering a cake, piping borders and most kinds of decorations. It can also be used as a filling in a cake or for icing cookies and cupcakes. It can be difficult to achieve dark, deep colors of icing so purchasing pre-mixed colors can be very helpful and a great time saver.
Marzipan is a sweet dough that is usually made with almond paste. Marzipan can be used as a rolled icing to cover a cake or to make traditional marzipan fruit candies. Almond paste can be used in a variety of other recipes to make delicious cakes, cookies and candies.
Petit four or roll icing is an icing that can be used to glaze petit fours or drizzle over cinnamon rolls, cookies and other products. This is a soft icing and is often warmed to allow it to flow easily. Petit four icing doesn't dry hard so it is not ideal for using on products that need to be stacked.
Rolled icings are becoming more and more popular. Rolled icing includes fondant also known as sugar paste and chocolate rolled fondant, various other recipes are available. Fondant is a thick, dough-like consistency that can be rolled out or molded to cover a cake or cookies and create decorations. Fondant decorations can also be attached to buttercream iced cakes. Mixing coloring into fondant can be a tiring process and dark colors are hard to achieve, we are happy to offer a nice selection of colored fondant ready to use.
Icing mixes are a great time saver and a good way to ensure consistent results. Icing mixes usually require the addition of a few simple ingredients and sometimes just water, be sure to follow the manufacturers instructions for the best results. Another advantage of using a mix is that the mix usually has a longer shelf life than a ready-made product.
Shop a huge selection of buttercream and rolled fondant icing in many colors and sizes from several brands. Other icings, like royal icing, available as well .