Today, we are sharing a few fun, simple cake decorating methods for
How to Frost a Cake!
These buttercream techniques are great for beginners but are also tried and true favorites that decorators have used for years. We love them all, and use these methods often!
As you'll see in this collection of favorites, an elegant cake does not have to be difficult to achieve.
More Ways to Frost a Cake!
In addition to these favorite easy cake methods, we have more tutorials to share for fun frosting techniques! Find our full collection here:
Cascading Rosettes of Buttercream
Hot Knife Method (for smooth buttercream finish)
Now that you know how to frost a cake using these quick and easy methods, you are ready to pick out a recipe!
We have so many favorites in our
section, including Cake Recipes as well as cake recipes from scratch ! cake mix recipes
Some of our favorites are our
, Strawberry Cake , Lemon Cake Recipe , and Pineapple Cake but there are so many more. We hope you find something that you'd like to try! Orange Cake
This beautiful layer cake can be decorated in minutes. Naked cakes (or semi-naked cakes) are a great option for all sorts of occasions! Hop over for a quick look!
Textured buttercream is always a popular, simple option for cake decorating! This textured buttercream design is so easy to make using a small, offset spatula!
These designs can be created simply and easily with a large star, 1M piping tip! We'll show you how to make a giant rose swirl, a quick ruffle cake, and a fun, fast design of vertically piped rows of buttercream!
Petal cakes are a longtime favorite way to make a really stand-out design very simply! This petal effect, also known as a "pulled dot" technique involves piping dots and spreading them with a small spatula. So easy, elegant, and fun!
We love ruffles! In Part 2 of our "How to Make a Cake" video, learn how to make beautiful buttercream ruffles using a simple petal tip.