Master the Art of Basket Weave Cakes: Tips and Tricks

Buttercream basketweave tutorial

Buttercream basketweave tutorial

Basket weave cakes can be created using different techniques, such as buttercream or sugar paste. In this week’s blog, we will share our favourite tutorials that teach this clever basketweave technique. These cakes are perfect for the upcoming spring season.

Blooms on Basket Cake

Who can resist the charm of delicate blooms nestled in a rustic basket? The “Blooms on Basket” cake is absolutely adorable and perfect for bringing a touch of spring into our lives. Can you believe that this design is made entirely from buttercream? This cake is considered intermediate level due to the slightly more complex painting technique used for the roses and anemones. However, it’s a fantastic opportunity to learn how to create a unique basketweave pattern on a cake by Valeri from Queen of Hearts Couture cakes. To see this tutorial click here.

Valentine's Basket cake tutorial

Valentine’s Basket cake tutorial

Gift Basket Cake

Originally created for Valentine’s Day, this cake can be customized for any time of the year. This tutorial will guide you through the process of creating a basket weave effect using sugar paste. By using different shapes, you can achieve a beautiful and intricate weave effect on your cake. Check out the tutorial here.

Flower Basket Cake

Basketweave cake tutorial

Basketweave cake tutorial

This cake is a little different, using buttercream instead of sugar paste

In another design by Valeri, Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes filmed in 2013, this tutorial demonstrates how to use buttercream to create a beautiful basketweave pattern, adding a touch of elegance to any occasion. Learn the techniques and create your own stunning flower basket cake here.

                                                                    Catch of the Day

Catch of the day cake tutorial

Catch of the day cake tutorial

Finally, if you’re looking for a unique cake design, the “Catch of the Day” cake is a real catch. This is a replica of the design that won Best in Show at Cake International in 2014 created by the amazing Rose Macefield. In this tutorial, Rose, a multi-award-winning cake designer, shares her expertise in creating super-realistic cakes. Learn how to make this impressive cake by visiting CakeFlix.

By following these four tutorials, you’re well on your way to mastering the art of basket weave cake decoration. Whether you prefer buttercream or sugar paste, there’s a tutorial for you. Finally, don’t forget to visit CakeFlix for your 7-day free trial. So, why wait? Dive in, explore the tutorials, and unleash your creativity with the basketweave cake technique. Happy decorating!

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