Tips on using an airbrush machine for cookies

I absolutely love my airbrush machine. In this post I’ll try help you understand your airbrush machine a little more, with the do’s and don’ts that I have experienced. After you have spent hours icing your biscuits the last thing you need is to spray them with your airbrush gun and the pattern or design […]

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How to make tool cookies for Dad!

There are all sorts of Father’s Day themed biscuits that will suit the man or dad in your life, I have decided to start with the tool type of guy. In our family, my husband is not really the DIY type.  We’ll be making sports themed biscuits but I’ll get to those in another post. […]

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Airbrushing – using block out stencil strips

There’s so much you can do with a few stencils, some royal icing and an airbrush machine.  Stencils add wonderful, easy detail to your iced biscuits. You would need a very steady hand to get the perfect stripes on a sailboat sail piping freehand. In the video below I show you how to block out […]

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How to stencil with royal icing

Once you learn the simple art of adding detail to your iced biscuit with a stencil, you’ll never look back.  It saves time and makes your overall result more uniform and neat.  I know I couldn’t get all the ‘Happy Easter’s’ hand piped on my biscuits to look exactly the same. This is why I […]

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DIY scraper for stencilling iced cookies

A scraper is a ‘must have’ tool when stencilling with royal icing so we thought we would show you how to make your own one. You can buy icing smoothers from baking shops but we have found that the plastic is too hard and not flexible enough to work effectively. We have made the scraper […]

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Supplies for biscuit icing

I often get asked what brands and tools I like to use when decorating biscuits.  As always it comes down to personal choice, but I am happy to show you what I use. Cutters I prefer to use metal cutters and have a small growing range on my website. Stencil tools Stencils – but of […]

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How to stencil a ‘North Pole’ sign

As we heading towards the end of year I realise that before we know it Christmas will be upon us. I always seem to have these grand ideas of being super organised with cookie gifts for teachers, neighbours and friends.  This doesn’t always happen but I thought I would do few cookie icing posts heading […]

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How to make an Emoji face iced cookie

My children have recently watched the Emoji movie , so I thought I would use my emoji stencil, which has been hanging on the shelf for a few weeks now and I haven’t made any cookies from it.  They were super quick to make and I think they look rather impressive. So this is how […]

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How to stencil a cookie

Stencilling a biscuit is really as easy as it looks.  I have been icing biscuits for years now and I fell in love with the idea of stencilling. Stencils create a perfect uniform look and save me so much time. ICED BISCUIT – You’ll need a 100% dried iced biscuit when stencilling with royal icing […]

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