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Decoration Ideas: Winter

  • Winter Blossom Cake

    Winter Blossom Cake

    Iced With Rich's® Bettercreme®

    Difficulty: 2
    Tips:
    • 22 star
    • 104 rose
    • 69 leaf
    • 1 round
    • 124 rose
    Supplies:
    • Snowflake Picks
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    • Spatula
    • Cake Comb
    • Airbrush
    Ingredients: Allen® Uniced Sheet CakeBase Iced with Rich's® Bettercreme®Rich's® Bettercreme®Rich's® Colored Bettercreme®
    7"32 oz.9 oz.2.75 oz.0.5 oz.
    8"64 oz.20 oz.4.13 oz.0.75 oz.
    Full128 oz.23 oz.5.5 oz.1 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Base ice and comb sides of cake.
    • 2) Air brush cake color shown.
    • 3) Use tip #1 to pipe stems.
    • 4) Use tip #22 to pipe a inverted shell bottom border.
    • 5) Use tip #124 to pipe base petal of flower as shown in floral section.
    • 6) Use tip #124 to pipe rose as shown in floral section.
    • 7) Use tip #22 to pipe reverse shell top border.
    • 8) Use tip #69 to pipe leaves.
    • 9) Add snowflake picks as shown.
  • Snowman Cupcake Pull-A-Part

    Snowman Cupcake Pull-A-Part

    Iced With Rich's® Bettercreme®

    Difficulty: 1
    Tips:
    • #12 Piping
    • #133 Grass
    • #48 Basket Weave
    • # 7 Piping
    Supplies:
    • Red, Blue, Orange, and Black gel paste color
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    • Spatula
    Ingredients: Allen® Uniced CupcakesRich's® Bettercreme®Rich's® Bettercreme® Icings in Colors™
    3 Count3.75 oz.1.95 oz.0.75 oz.
    6 Count7.5 oz.3.9 oz.1.5 oz.
    12 Count15 oz.7.8 oz.3 oz.
    24 Count30 oz.15.6 oz.6 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Have all items need to complete assembly on decorating table.
    • 2) Layout cupcakes in design shown. Pipe a small amount of Bettercreme® on the bottom of each cupcake to hold it in place.
    • 3) Using #12 Tip with white Bettercreme®, ice cupcakes and smooth with spatula.
    • 4) Using #12 Tip with dark blue Bettercreme®, pipe the shoes, mittens, and three buttons, as shown.
    • 5) Using #12 Tip with red Bettercreme®, pipe the snowman's hat and bands on the shoes and mittens.
    • 6) Using #12 Tip with orange Bettercreme®, pipe the carrot nose.
    • 7) Using #48 Tip with light blue Bettercreme®, pipe the scarf.
    • 8) Using #12 Tip with yellow Bettercreme®, pipe the buttons on the hat and scarf.
    • 9) Using #133 Tip with yellow Bettercreme®, pipe the fringe of the scarf.
    • 10) Using #7 Tip with white Bettercreme®, pipe the stiching of the buttons, and bands on the mittens and shoes.
    • 11) Using #7 Tip with black Bettercreme®, pipe the eyes and mouth of the snowman to finish.
  • Snowflake Ring Cupcakes

    Snowflake Ring Cupcakes

    Iced With Rich's® Bettercreme®

    Difficulty: 1
    Tips:
    • 8 CS
    Supplies:
    • Snowflake Ring Picks
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    Ingredients: Allen® Uniced CupcakeBase Iced with Rich's® Bettercreme®Rich's® Colored Bettercreme®
    3 Count3.75 oz.1.95 oz.0.75 oz.
    6 Count7.5 oz.3.9 oz.1.5 oz.
    12 Count15 oz.7.8 oz.3 oz.
    24 Count30 oz.15.6 oz.6 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Ice cupcakes with variegated blue and white icing.
    • 2) Use 4 parts white and 1 part blue. (*See variegating section for procedure.)
    • 3) Top cupcakes with snowflake ring picks.
  • Happy New Year Cupcakes

    Happy New Year Cupcakes

    Iced With Rich's® Colored Bettercreme®

    Difficulty: 1
    Tips:
    • 8 CS
    Supplies:
    • Happy New Year Picks
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    Ingredients: Allen® Uniced CupcakeBase Iced with Rich's® Colored Bettercreme®Confetti Sprinkles
    3 Count3.75 oz.1.95 oz.0.36 oz.
    6 Count7.5 oz.3.9 oz.0.72 oz.
    12 Count15 oz.7.8 oz.1.44 oz.
    24 Count30 oz.15.6 oz.2.88 oz.
  • Snowman Face Cupcakes

    Snowman Face Cupcakes

    Iced With Allen® Buttrcreme

    Difficulty: 1
    Tips:
    • #2 Piping
    • #3 Piping
    • #10 Piping
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    Ingredients: Uniced White CupcakesAllen® Colored Buttrcreme Icing (Blue, Red, Black, Green, Orange)Allen® White Buttrcreme Icing
    3 Count3.75 oz.3.5 oz.1.5 oz.
    6 Count7.5 oz.7 oz.3 oz.
    12 Count15 oz.14 oz.6 oz.
    24 Count30 oz.28 oz.12 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Have everything needed to complete assembly on decorating table.
    • 2) Using #10 Tip and Allen® Blue Buttrcreme Icing, base ice cupcakes.
    • 3) Using #10 Tip with Allen® White Buttrcreme Icing, pipe snowman face on each cupcake.
    • 4) Using #3 Tip with Allen® Red Buttrcreme Icing, pipe hat.
    • 5) Using #2 Tip with Allen® Green Buttrcreme Icing, pipe hat band.
    • 6) Using #2 Tip with Allen® Red Buttrcreme Icing, pipe small beads on end of band.
    • 7) Using #2 Tip with Allen® Black Buttrcreme Icing, pipe eyes.
    • 8) Using #2 Tip with Allen® Orange Buttrcreme Icing, pipe snowman's nose.
    • 9) Using #2 Tip with Allen® Black Buttrcreme Icing, pipe snowman mouth.
  • Santa Hat Cupcakes

    Santa Hat Cupcakes

    Whipped Icing

    Difficulty: 1
    Tips:
    • #32
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    Ingredients: Uniced CupcakeRed or Green Whipped IcingWhite Whipped Icing
    3 Count3.75 oz.3.6 oz.1.5 oz.
    6 Count7.5 oz.7.2 oz.3 oz.
    12 Count15 oz.14.4 oz.6 oz.
    24 Count30 oz.28.8 oz.12 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Ice cupcakes with a ring of white whipped icing.
    • 2) Pull red whipped icing straight up then at an angle to form center of hat (you may consider using green icing for this as well).
    • 3) Use white whipped icing for puff ball on end of hat.
  • Christmas Tree Pull-A-Part Cupcakes

    Christmas Tree Pull-A-Part Cupcakes

    Iced With Rich's® Bettercreme®

    Difficulty: 1
    Tips:
    • EZ Icer
    • #4 CS Star
    Supplies:
    • Red and Green Jimmies
    • Plastic holiday picks
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    • Spatula
    Ingredients: JWA Uniced White Cupcakes (24)Rich's® Chocolate Bettercreme®Rich's® Green Bettercreme®Red & Green Jimmies
    24 Count30 oz.3 oz.16 oz.1 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Have everything needed to complete assembly on decorating table.
    • 2) Follow design layout to create pull-a-part cupcakes as shown.
    • 3) Dot bottom of cupcakes with Rich's® White Bettercreme® to hold in place.
    • 4) Base ice cupcakes (except for the tree trunk) with Rich's® Green Bettercreme® using EZ Icer.
    • 5) Using Rich's® Chocolate Bettercreme®, to create tree trunk.
    • 6) Sprinkle Red & Green Jimmies on Christmas tree.
    • 7) Add the assorted holiday picks as shown.
    • 8) Note: When pull-a-part cupcakes are produced production style, they may be frozen.
  • Christmas Tree Cupcakes

    Christmas Tree Cupcakes

    Iced With Rich's® Bettercreme®

    Difficulty: 2
    Tips:
    • 22 star
    • 233 grass
    • 3 round
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    • Spatula
    Ingredients: Allen® Uniced CupcakeBase Iced with Rich's® Colored Bettercreme®Rich's® Bettercreme®
    2 Count3.75 oz.1.95 oz.1.5 oz.
    6 Count7.5 oz.3.9 oz.3 oz.
    12 Count15 oz.7.8 oz.6 oz.
    24 Count30 oz.15.6 oz.12 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Use tip #22 to ice cupcakes.
    • 2) Use tip #233 to pipe "grass" to form shape of Christmas tree.
    • 3) Use tip #3 to pipe on Christmas balls and the tree trunk.
  • New Year's Snow Flake Party Platter

    New Year’s Snow Flake Party Platter

    Iced With Allen® Buttrcreme

    Difficulty: 2
    Tips:
    • #5 Piping
    • #10 Piping
    Supplies:
    • Glitter Dust
    • Light Blue Paste Coloring
    • Light Purple Paste Coloring
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    • Spatula
    • Cake Comb
    Ingredients: Uniced White CupcakesUniced 8" White Cake LayerAllen® Classic White Donut Icing (tinted Light Blue, tinted Light Purple)Allen® White Buttrcreme Icing
    Cupcakes14.4 oz.0 oz.6 oz.3 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Base ice cake and comb sides of cake using Allen® White Buttrcreme Icing.
    • 2) Heat Allen® Classic White Donut Icing (112º) then tint Light Blue and Light Purple.
    • 3) Enrobe top of cake in Light Blue Icing.
    • 4) Dip 1/2 of cupcakes in Light Blue Icing then 1/2 of cupcakes in Light Purple Icing.
    • 5) Using Tip #10 with Allen® White Buttrcreme Icing, pipe pearl border on cake.
    • 6) Using Tip #5 with Allen® White Buttrcreme Icing, pipe six lines for snow flake effect on center of cake and cupcakes.
    • 7) Using Tip #10 with Allen® White Buttrcreme Icing, pipe star centers on cake.
    • 8) Using Tip #10 with Allen® White Buttrcreme Icing, place six pearls on outer edge in-between the six lines on cake.
    • 9) Using Tip #5 with Allen® White Buttrcreme Icing, repeat stages 8 and 9 on the cupcakes.
  • Chillin' Snowmen Cake

    Chillin’ Snowmen Cake

    Iced With Rich's® Bettercreme®

    Difficulty: 2
    Tips:
    • #10 Round
    • #3 Round
    • #2 Round
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    • Spatula
    • Cake Comb
    • Open Coupler
    Ingredients: Allen® Uniced Round CakeRich's® Bettercreme®Rich's® Bettercreme® Icings in Color™Pretzel SticksVanilla WafersEdible Glitter
    7"10 oz.8.31 oz.0.18 oz.0.44 oz.0.35 oz.0.11 oz.
    8"13.5 oz.9.5 oz.0.2 oz.0.5 oz.0.4 oz.0.12 oz.
    9"18 oz.10.69 oz.0.23 oz.0.56 oz.0.45 oz.0.14 oz.
    10"23 oz.11.88 oz.0.25 oz.0.63 oz.0.5 oz.0.15 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Base ice cake and comb sides.
    • 2) Use end of coupler to pipe large dot (the size of large marshmallow) on cake. This will be the bottom of the snowman.
    • 3) Use end of coupler to pipe a second smaller dot on top of first for snowman's head.
    • 4) Repeat the same steps for second snowman next to the first snowman.
    • 5) Using #10 Tip, pipe large squiggles all over top of cake to make the snowdrifts.
    • 6) Using #3 Tip with red Bettercreme®, pipe scarf on each snowman.
    • 7) Using #2 Tip with black Bettercreme®, pipe sunglasses, mouths, and buttons on each snowman.
    • 8) Using #3 Tip with orange Bettercreme®, pipe each snowman's carrot nose.
    • 9) Using #10 Tip, pipe straight bead border around bottom of cake.
    • 10) Place vanilla wafers for hats and stick pretzels for arms.
  • Snowangels by Frosty

    Snowangels by Frosty

    Iced With Rich's® Bettercreme®

    Difficulty: 2
    Tips:
    • 10 Round
    • 69 Leaf
    • 3 Round
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    • Spatula
    • Cake Comb
    • Open Coupler
    Ingredients: Allen® Uniced Sheet CakeBase Iced with Rich's® Bettercreme®Rich's® Bettercreme®Rich's® Colored Bettercreme®
    7"32 oz.9 oz.1.5 oz.1.2 oz.
    8"64 oz.20 oz.2.25 oz.1.8 oz.
    Full128 oz.23 oz.3 oz.2.4 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Base ice and comb sides of cake.
    • 2) Use blue icing and a spatula to ice top of cake with swirls in icing.
    • 3) Use open end of coupler to pipe body, arms, legs and head. Flatten ends of arms and legs when icing is dry.
    • 4) Use tip #3 in black to pipe eyes, mouth and buttons.
    • 5) Use tip #3 in orange to pipe nose.
    • 6) Use tip #3 in blue to pipe stocking hat.
    • 7) Use tip #3 in red to pipe scarf.
    • 8) Use tip #10 to pipe triple "e" top border.
    • 9) Use tip #10 to pipe straight bead bottom border.
    • 10) Use tip #69 to pipe two holly leaves on each corner.
    • 11) Use tip #3 top pipe holly berries on leaves.
  • Go Team Party Tray

    Go Team Party Tray

    Iced With Rich's® Bettercreme®

    Difficulty: 2
    Tips:
    • 789 Quick Ice
    • 10 round
    • 3 round
    • 3 round
    • 8B star
    Supplies:
    • Cupcake Picks
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    • Spatula
    • Cake Comb
    Ingredients: Allen® Uniced Round CakeBase Iced with Rich's® Bettercreme®Rich's® Colored Bettercreme®Allen® Uniced CupcakesColored Sequins
    Cupcakes0 oz.0 oz.0 oz.15 oz.1.5 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Base ice and comb sides of cake.
    • 2) Use quick ice tip with ridges down and pipe banner across bottom of cake.
    • 3) Use tip #10 and pipe football on cake, smooth with spatula.
    • 4) Use tip #3 to pipe lines and strings on football.
    • 5) Use tip #233 in your Teams' colors and pipe on pom-poms.
    • 6) Use tip #3 to write message.
    • 7) Use tip #10 to pipe straight bead top and bottom border on cake, then place cake in party tray.
    • 8) Place cupcakes in tray, then use tip #8B to ice cupcakes.
    • 9) Place picks on cupcakes and add sequins.
  • Holly Berry Party Tray

    Holly Berry Party Tray

    Iced With Rich's® Bettercreme®

    Difficulty: 1
    Tips:
    • 22 star
    • 69 leaf
    • 3 round
    • 104 rose
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    • Spatula
    • Cake Comb
    Ingredients: Allen® Uniced Round CakeBase Iced with Rich's® Bettercreme®Rich's® Colored Bettercreme®Allen® Uniced Cupcakes
    Cupcakes0 oz.0 oz.0 oz.15 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Base ice and comb 8" single layer cake, use tip #22 to pipe a straight shell bottom border then place cake in center of party tray.
    • 2) Place cupcakes in party tray, then use tip #22 to ice the tops.
    • 3) Use tip #104 and pipe 3 pinecones as shown in floral section, place in center of cake.
    • 4) Use tip #69 to pipe leaves around pinecones and along outer edge of cake.
    • 5) Use tip #3 to pipe berries in center of leaves at edges.
    • 6) Use tip #69 to pipe leaves on cupcakes.
    • 7) Use tip #3 to pipe berries on cupcakes.
  • Snowman Party Platter

    Snowman Party Platter

    Iced With Rich's® Colored Bettercreme®

    Difficulty: 1
    Tips:
    • 3 round
    • 10 round
    • 22 star
    Tools:
    • Pastry Bags
    • Spatula
    • Cake Comb
    Ingredients: Allen® Uniced Round CakeBase Iced with Rich's® Colored Bettercreme®Rich's® Bettercreme®Rich's® Colored Bettercreme®Allen® Uniced Cupcakes (12)Base Iced with Rich's® Bettercreme® (3)Base Iced with Rich's® Colored Bettercreme® (9)
    Cupcakes000015 oz.1.95 oz.5.85 oz.
    Instructions:
    • 1) Base ice and comb sides of cake.
    • 2) Use tips #10 and #3 to pipe snowman as shown in figure piping section.
    • 3) Use tip #3 to pipe squiggle top border.
    • 4) Place cake in tray then add cupcakes.
    • 5) Use tip #22 to ice cupcakes
    • 6) Use tip #10 & #3 to pipe snowmen faces on cupcakes.