Technique Tips

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New Decorator Looking for "Crackle Painted Surface" Tutorial

Cake Dreams
I am new to cookie decorating and have seen several beautiful cookies with the crackle paint look on the surface. I haven't been able to find a tutorial out there anywhere and am anxious to try. Any suggestions as to where I can look to find one? Am so excited to have found Cookie Connection !Read More...
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SugarVeil ® Icing/AirPen® Notes for Cookiers

Here are some miscellaneous notes and (and a few AirPen tips) for cookiers working with SugarVeil Icing: Piping – When mixing SugarVeil for piping, stenciling, or combing, beat on high speed with the whisk attachment, as opposed to the medium speed/beater blade for use in the Confectioners' Mats. [Note: Wherever strength is needed, such as combed lines, or use in the Confectioners' Mats, use the beater blade]. SugarVeil Icing designs may be piped directly onto the cookie's surface, or onto a...Read More...
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Dipping Instead of Flooding?

Does anyone dip their cookies instead of flooding? I am planning a large number of cookies for Easter and thought that perhaps it would save time to use the dipping method to get a good base coat on many of them instead of flooding each one, however I...Read More...
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