Easy Decorating Ideas

From basic cake decorating to show-stopping desserts, learn how to decorate cakes like a pro with these simple tips.

Cake Decorating: Easy Frosting Designs
Use household utensils -- a spoon and a fork -- to create easy frosting designs. We'll help you achieve beautiful cake decorations on the cheap.
How to Decorate a Cake with Frosting
Watch as our expert frosts a layer cake, sharing her tips about the tool she uses, plus the best way to keep your cake pedestal clean..
How-To: Cake Decorating Ideas and Basics
Get cake decorating inspiration with our easy ideas, and follow our basic steps to turn batter, frosting, and your desired toppings into a show stopping centerpiece.
How to Decorate Cookies with Icing
Watch as our Test Kitchen expert demonstrates two easy icing techniques: how to swirl the icing, and how to create hearts on your decorative cookies.
How to Decorate Cupcakes with Piped Frosting
Add sparkle to your next batch of cupcakes with pretty piped frosting. Get the best results with our decorating tips.
How to Make a Layer Cake
Prep work is key to a sturdy, pretty layer cake. Check out our secrets to this cake-decorating technique, including how to level the cake layers and how to keep a clean cake platter.

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