These cake decorating tips are sure to take a simple sponge and turn it into a showstopper!
Either make these cakes from scratch to impress your friends and family, or just buy a simple sponge cake from the shop and add any of these ideas to create a beautifully decorated cake that would even impress Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood!
These easy to do decorating tips and simple to create cake toppings are great for adding a quick personal touch to any pudding or dessert that is sure to impress.
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Scroll down to see our top easy cake decorating tips, or watch the video below for some quirky baking inspiration…
Chocolate covered strawberries
Try dipping some strawberries in chocolate sauce and then placing them around the top of your cake for a delicious addition to any sponge!
Either make the cake from scratch using this recipe by Annie’s Eats, or just buy a sponge cake from the shop and add this topping for a personal touch!
Sweet like chocolate…
Make a creamy chocolate sauce to pour over a sponge and throw on some tiny marshmallows for an extra shot of sweetness that will make your dessert look like an edible hot chocolate!
Either make this cake from scratch using this recipe by ‘The First Year’, or just buy a sponge cake from the shop and layer on this delicious addition.
A sparkly showstopper!
Adding a candle to a cake may be the oldest trick in the book, but upgrading your little flame to a sparkler makes all the difference! Add a sparkler or two to any of the decorating ideas above and you’ll have an instant sparkly showstopper!
Note: make sure that your sparklers are specified, indoor small sparklers that are suitable to be lit inside and used in food. We suggest something like this
We love the idea of using berries to create pretty patterns and fun shapes on top of a plain sponge!
Click here to get the recipe for this delicious cheesecake, or watch our video above to see how decorating with berries is done!