There are many decorating techniques you can use to create your cake
border. Each design adds a unique design to finish off your design.
Here are 10 of our favorites.
10 Favorite Cake Border Ideas
This is a simple design that is used a lot in decorating. It can be
used on the bottom and top of the cake such as this picture but
looks great on the bottom alone. We have a video tutorial on how
to make a shell border.
Reverse Shell Border
is just that, a piping shell but reversed.
Piping stars are one of the most popular techniques in decorating.
a border makes a fun design. You can also add a edible decoration or
sprinkles in the middle of the star or pipe a dot for added
This cake design below is using a large star on a cookie cake. Learn
how to make a cookie cake.
You can pipe big
around the bottom of the cake using tip #5 or #6 tip. To
make smaller dots try tip #3 or #4.
around the edges or on top can make a grass effect. This
tip works great for theme cakes. The instruction page has a video
tutorial on how to use this tip.
Roll pieces of fondant
into balls. Use colors to match your cake and make sure your sizes
of balls are consistent with each other. A fun and popular design.
A strip of fondant is added to the bottom of the cake for a border.
You can also embellish the strip with designs or patterns. If
you'd rather not use fondant, use real ribbon.
Using rolled fondant, you can twist into a rope and add around the
Twisted Rope Border
Using two different colors roll pieces of fondant into ropes. Twist
colors together and add to bottom of cake.
Shapes and Edible Decorations
Simple decorations can be added around the bottom to finish off the
cake such as edible
, small flowers
different shapes cut out of fondant, etc.
Try one of these designs to finish off your cake!
Cake Decorating Pages:
~10 Fun Ideas,
~Color Flow Decorating,
~Fun Cupcake Ideas,
~How to make cupcakes,
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