20 easy ways to decorate a cake

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  • Love baking but want to make your cakes a little more easy on the eye? We've got 20 cheap, quick and easy ideas for how to decorate your cake. From shop-bought fondant to melting chocolate, you can turn your cake into a masterpiece with these handy tips.

    There are lots of easy ways to decorate a cake and give it that professional-looking finish.

    From shop-bought fondant to melting chocolate, here’s how to turn your cake into a masterpiece using simple techniques that won’t break the bank.

    The best thing is, these tricks can be used for decorating cakes of any kind. So whether chocolate cake is your thing or you want to add some colour to a tray of basic cupcakes, you can let your imagination and creativity take the lead.

    Our cake decorating ideas are also a great way to practice some more baking skills.  Try your hand at making homemade buttercream or get to grips with royal icing. Both are perfect for special occasions like birthdays or Christmas.

    Love baking? We’ve got loads more lovely cake recipes right here!

    Scroll through to see our 20 easy ways to decorate your cake…