Six Cake Designs Perfect for Spring

Every good cake deserves a good frost-job. Yet, even with our most beloved, crumb-perfected cake recipes, the TLC sometimes stops once the cake is out of the oven and we start haphazardly slapping on frosting with reckless abandon. Learn six beautiful techniques from cake artist Laura Grizzel.
By Emily Arno

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This article has been posted with permission and originally appeared as 6 Step-by-Step Cake Design Tutorials to Know on Relish

Whether it’s a fear of piping bags or simply the lack of time and equipment holding you back, help has arrived. Cake Artist Laura Grizzel from The Frosted Affair, a première wedding and events bakery in Nashville, TN, is here to guide you from homespun horrors to decorating greatness.

Learn The Frosted Affair’s essential crumb coat technique then take on one of The Frosted Affair’s easy-to-replicate frosting DIYs below. Each step-by-step guide is chock full of visuals, too, so you won’t miss a thing.

6 Step-by-Step Cake Design Tutorials from The Frosted Affair

Here are six designs to get you started. Click on the bolded titles to see the full instructions.

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How to Stack and Crumb Coat a Layered Cake

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How to Frost a Home-Style Rustic Cake

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Rustic Cake DIY: Home-Style Vertical Frosting

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Home-Style Horizontal Rustic Frosting

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How to Frost a Rose Cake

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How to Frost a Petal Cake

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