21 easy cake decorating ideas and toppings

Easy ways to decorate a cake at home...
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  • We’ve got lots of inspirational ways to decorate a cake at home. We’ve included how to decorate a cake with icing sugar, marzipan, marshmallows, and more.

    If you’re looking for cake decorating ideas and toppings, we’re here to help. From royal icing to buttercream, from desiccated coconut to fruit, we’ve got plenty to choose from.

    This collection includes simple, easy methods and techniques. Most of them are budget-friendly and ideal for decorating a variety of different cakes including traditional Victoria sponge cake, chocolate cake, classic lemon drizzle cake and moist chocolate brownies to name a few.

    Decorating a cake doesn’t have to take hours on end. Our Kids Kitchen vlogger, Sarah demonstrates, in the video above, three simple cake decorating designs for kids. Simply by using cookie cutters and sprinkles, writing icing, and marshmallows, she transforms them into showstopping cakes.

    So whether you’re looking for kids birthday cakes or just want to jazz up your usual cake decorating techniques, see more of our easy cake decorating inspiration below…

    How to decorate a cake: Easy cake decorating ideas