Cake decorating can definitely be intimidating at times, but we are here to convince you that it is not just for the professional bakers and connoisseurs of the craft. With a few simple tools, you can turn your homemade baking into a cake rivalling the likes of the Cake Boss. Well, maybe not that extravagant, but they will definitely have your friends and family in disbelief when you tell them that you made it yourself. Whether you’re taking on a towering wedding cake or sprucing up your box-mix birthday cake, we have the tools for you to take your decorating to the next level.
Check Out Our 7 Must-Have Cake Decorating Tools:
Piping Bags and Tips
No matter the artistic skill level, piping bags allow you to transform your cakes into beautiful works of art. Your friends will be in disbelief when you tell them that you piped the scalloped edges yourself. Interchangeable tips allow you to easily get creative with your decorating.
Offset Icing Spatula
No need to worry about coating your hand in cake batter as you evenly spread the top of your cake into the pan with an offset icing spatula. This multi-functional tool can also be used to loosen your cake from its pan after baking to ensure that your cake doesn’t break.
Kitchenaid Stand Mixer
Meet your baking best friend: the stand mixer. These handy devices allow you to multitask your way through the kitchen, whipping your buttercream icing to fluffy perfection as you cut your cake into layers for frosting. Complete your cake creations in double time with the stand mixer.
Ensure all the layers of your cake are exactly the same height with this must-have cake decorating tool. The cake leveler stands on your countertop to hold steady and allows for a perfectly even cut and is much easier than using a knife or trying the dental floss trick.
Put an easy finishing touch on your cakes with these cake scraping tools. Add pretty stripes and patterns to the sides of your cake with an easy swipe. Cake combs come in many shapes and styles that allow you to fully customize your cake.
Turntable Cake Stand
Decorating a cake becomes much simpler (and more fun) when you are able to rotate it in place while piping or scraping. Increase ease, efficiency, and speed while looking like a professional with one of these turntable stands.
Use a stencil to add beautiful and delicate designs to your cakes. Simply wrap the stencil around your cake, apply a thin and even layer of buttercream frosting, carefully remove and voila! It will look as though you spent tedious hours drawing on this intricate design. We’ll keep your secret.