Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Always read the label before purchasing edible glitters for cake decoration

Edible glitters are very useful item for decorating cakes and are being widely used by the confectioners, cake decorators and also home bakers. They are small pieces of shining particles or dusts that are manufactured using ingredients that can be consumed. This makes edible glitters very safe to be used for cake decoration. They are also used to decorate other dessert items and sweets. However, the user of edible glitters must be very careful while purchasing edible glitters from stores. The market also supplies glitters which look superb but are made from artificial ingredients and are not safe to be consumed.

edible glitter

The colourful glitters are known to make any object look glamorous and dazzling under the light. The glitters which have very shining appearance are usually made from inedible polyester plastic. It is the same material which is used to make plastic bottles. Some of the glitters are also made from finely powdered brass. These glitters are not meant to be consumed and should not be used for food decoration. They are available in the market with the label mentioning “Non toxic” which can be very confusing. They might not be very dangerous if eaten by mistake but they are actually not considered safe from health perspective. One must always check the label for the word “Edible” written on it. This means that the glitters are safe for consumption and is also approved by the food standard agency (FSA). The word “Non Toxic” should not be confused with “Edible”.

According to FSA, the glitter manufacturer must provide the supplier with a declaration to prove their compliance in meeting the food safety standards. The suppliers and the stores must also be aware of the constituents of the glitters. The glitters made from edible items or much prevalent organic items may lack in the level of shine but they are very safe to eat. So, never compromise safety with the appearance of the food items.

Cake decoration is a very creative job and creative talents are especially sought after during festive period

The festival time is one of the busiest periods for the cake manufacturers. People look forward to cakes which suits the occasion. The cake manufacturers come up with wide range of shapes and designs for the cake. It is the job of the cake decorators to keep coming up with new ideas and follow the latest trends in cake decoration

icing tubes, sprinkle decorations

The job of the cake decorators is highly demanding as lot of creativity is required to come up with new designs and decoration ideas and to bring them to reality on cake. The toughest part is to put down the design and decoration ideas on cake without damaging the cake and its flavour. The design and decoration used on the cake must sync with the occasion and should be in harmony to the colour and flavour of the cake. 

The cake decorators make use of icing and sugar confectionaries to decorate the cake. However, preparing the icing and decorative items can be very demanding and can be an unnecessary burden on the part of the cake decorators. This task will be very daunting for individual who is planning to decorate the cake at home. The cake decoration items need perfection to prepare and have the potential to sabotage the whole cake decoration plan if they did not turn out as expected. They can even spoil the cake.

The market supplies cake decoration items such as icing tubes and sprinkle decorations to save the cake decorators from taking up unnecessary burden. They are available in wide variety of colours and flavours to be used for cake decoration. The icing tubes can be used very easily to create a wide range of designs and the sprinkles add to the beauty of the well decorated cake.

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Edible glitters can be used in various ways to decorate cake

Cake decoration is not a simple job. The creativity employed in cake decoration has pushed the boundary beyond normal level and now it can be compared to art. The cake decorators are helped to a large extent by the cake decoration items available in the market. Without them, their task would get more complex. They will have to create everything themselves leaving no time to come up with creative ideas for cake decoration. The creativity allows the decoration items to be used in various ways to decorate the cake beautifully.

Edible glitter, edible glitters

Edible glitter is one of the cake decoration items that can be used in various creative ways to make the cake look beautiful. Edible glitters are shiny speck of sugar particles which are very fine. They are made from sugar and edible dye for giving them the required colour. The particle size can range from granulated to very fine dust. They can be used on cake as a complete coat or can also be used sparingly in selected portion of the cake. They make the cake look very glamorous due to their ability to reflect light. It gives a shimmering effect to the cake. They are very useful when a cake is being designed and decorated based on a particular theme. The glitters must be mixed with any suitable solvent when they have to be applied on fondant and when the icing is no longer soft. It is best to use when the icing is mildly hot.

The edible glitters can be used very creatively on the designs used on the cake to highlight them or giving them an extra touch of shine. They can also be used on small confectionary items by coating them. The tiny miniatures can be made to look shiny with specific colours to be used on cakes for specific designs.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Edible glitters help create theme based cake and aid in its decoration

Cake has become symbolic of celebration and festivity. Today, no celebration or event is complete without cake. It has become the main item of any celebration. The more a cake is being used for any party or celebration, more effort is being given to its decoration to fit various types of parties. It must not only be able to cater to the taste requirement of the customer but also meet their taste in design requirement. Cake industry is growing at a very fast pace and owes much to the creative ideas being employed in cake decoration.

Edible glitters - Sprinkles and co

Out of several cake decoration items available in the market, edible glitter tops the chart in adding glamour to the cake’s appearance and the designs that are created on the cake. The cake is being designed based on the customer’s specification and the nature of celebration for which the cake is being ordered. The cake decorators have the freedom to take liberty in creating any design for cake decoration but they must ensure that they match the theme or the nature of the party or celebration.

Edible glitters are available in various colours and made from starch, sugar and edible colours which make them very safe from health point of view. Edible glitters have sparkling ability which reflects very well and causes a shimmering effect when applied to the cake. The cakes can be given subtle touch or can be given a deep impact of the glitter. They make the cake look very glamorous and almost a fairytale look. It is easy to apply them with brush on the icing when it is not hard. In case it is to be applied on fondant or hardened icing, they can be applied by brush using alcohol spirit or flavoring liquid. Edible glitters are used on the design portion to highlight them or add shimmer to the whole or certain portion of the cake.

Nothing beats icing tube and sprinkles for their ability to decorate cakes in myriad ways

A market grows depending upon the level of innovation that takes place for any product. The market ceases to grow once innovation stops taking place. Cake industry is always growing and developing and most of the development and growth is taking place due to research and development work taking place in cake decoration and items used for cake decoration. The scope for innovation is really great in a segment where the product can be used creatively. What can be more creative than working like artists and producing designs and decoration of the level which can baffle the mind of the people? 

Sprinkles Decorations - Sprinkles and co

Icing tube and sprinkles are few of those cake decoration items which have resulted from excessive experimentation and innovation. They have been innovated to a level where they can be used in various ways and makes the whole cake decoration job very convenient, the toughest part being conception of the design work.

Icing tubes has replaced various equipments which were used earlier to create designs using icing. Now the icing has been made available in small tubes which are in great demand among the cake decorators. Their size enables easy handling and control of the hand to do a clean work in creating a wide range of designs on the cake. They are made to be available in various colours and flavours.

Sprinkles on the other hand are used for cake decoration at a different level. They are sprinkled on the top of the designs created by the icing to add extra beauty to the designs. They are available in various colours and shapes and also in the form of small candy miniatures. They add crunchiness to the cake and makes them look colourful.

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Edible glitters are adding shiny affair to the beautiful cake designs

A beautifully decorated cake is loved by all people. Decoration and designs on the cake adds to the deliciousness of the cake. It is a beautiful looking cake that attracts the attention of the customers in any confectionary or cake shop. Bakers and confectioners get delighted when they come up with creative ideas to decorate the cake. Cake decoration is becoming like art for the creativity, skills and hard work employed. 

Edible glitters

The cake can be decorated by using great variety of products available in the market. Each of the products is used for specific they can accomplish. The cakes are given different shape and are decorated with intricate designs and various shapes made from sugar. The creativity and the innovative ideas help in taking cake decoration one step ahead. Edible glitter is one such product which takes the cake to a completely different level. They are made from sugar and edible colour. Fruit’s essence can also be added to them to add fruity smell to the cake. 

Edible glitters are available in variety of colours and different level of sparkle. The variety of edible glitters also differs in terms of their texture.  The glitters are used on the cake to add a shimmering effect which makes the cake look very glamorous. The glitters suits very well in the decoration of the cake which has been done on specific theme. They can be used to highlight certain portion of the cake decoration. 

The edible glitters are made from ingredients that can be consumed making it completely harmless when used on the cake. In comparison to edible glitters, non toxic glitters are also used to add sparkle to the cake. But, they are made from plastic and are not meant to be consumed and they must be removed before eating the cake.

Wide range of icing tubes and sprinkles helps in cake decoration with unlimited shapes and designs

The winter season arrives with great enthusiasm for Christmas. The excitement and the festive atmosphere touch everyone. The market gets filled with gift items and varieties of confectionary products. The cakes with beautiful decoration are ordered for the day. The suppliers of the cake decoration items are doing their best to maintain constant supply. The demand for the cake decoration items come from hotels, restaurants, professional bakers and also households. Cake is the most important item during Christmas.

Icing tubes and sprinkles

It is the festive spirit that encourages many people to bake their own cake and decorate them beautifully. The cake baking and decoration attracts children the most. The suppliers of cake decoration items make available wide range of choices for the people to decorate their own cake at home. Most of the products are very easy to use and even children can take part with ease.

The cake can be decorated using wide variety of items available in the market. Icing tubes and sprinkles are very widely used in cake decoration. Icing tubes are fairly easy to use. They come in small sized tubes which makes it very easy to apply the icing on the cake and create a range of designs. In the festive period, the icing tubes are accompanied with booklets also that teach the art of cake decoration. The icing tubes are available in wide range of colours and flavours. The cakes decorated with icing tubes are given special touch using variety of sprinkles which are available in various colours and shapes. They are just sprinkled on the top of the cake which gets stuck to the icing. Sprinkles add crunchiness to the cake and also provide specific flavour such as flavour of any particular fruit that is used in them. The sprinkles are also available in different miniature shapes which can be added to supplement specific theme of the cake decoration.