The cake is often the center of attention at parties when a cake is present. Attractive cake decoration can have a lasting impression on guests. In addition, it can reflect your own personal investment in the party you are throwing. There are many sources for not only cake decoration ideas, but also many baking websites as well as sites dedicated specifically to cake decoration and do-it-yourself demonstration videos on website like YouTube. Here are some good sources whether you want to attempt to do it yourself or just use the services of a professional.
KitchenDaily.com has some general demonstration videos and instruction that can be applied to any cake decorating theme that you choose. With over 50 Dr. Seuss books and hundreds of characters, there are many options to choose from when selecting a character or theme. A complete listing of characters and books can be found by clicking on the following link, or copy and paste it into your browser (http://www.primate.wisc.edu/people/hamel/seuss.html). Typing “how to make a Dr. Seuss cake” into the YouTube search engine shows instructional videos for those wishing to attempt the project themselves.
TastyFotoArt.com can help with the creation of a custom cake design. They sell edible printing products that can be used to create a cake design from any image that you have. If you find a specific image of a Dr. Seuss character or combine an image of a character with the guest of honor at your party with Photoshop, you can create a truly unique cake design with the help of the services available through this company’s website. They have been in business for 24 years and have a long list of testimonials from satisfied customers. If this is something a little more elaborate than you planned on, a simple cake topper is also an inexpensive alternative.
U.S. Cake Supply has thousands of cake decorating tools and accessories. They can be found online at USCakeSupply.com. They sell individual items as well as decorating sets if you are a beginner. They also have cookie-cutters and other bake ware making it a one stop destination for just about anything you might need.
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Primate.Wisc.Edu. An index to dr. seuss: characters and unusual characters. Retrieved March 8, 2011, from http://www.primate.wisc.edu/people/hamel/seuss.html
TastyFotoArt.com. Birthday party supplies. Retrieved March 8, 2011, from http://www.tastyfotoart.com/
U.S. Cake Supply.com. Cake Decorating Shop. Retrieved March 8, 2011, from http://www.uscakesupply.com/cakedecorating.aspx