5 Must Have Tools for Cake Decorating

5 Must Have Tools for Cake Decorating

Elevate Your Cake Decorating Game with These 5 Essential Tools

Welcome to the sweet world of cake decorating! Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned baker, having the right tools can make all the difference in creating a show-stopping cake. In this blog post, we'll explore five must-have tools that will not only simplify your cake decorating process but also elevate your creations to a whole new level.

Rotating Cake Stand:

Picture this: an elegant, but modern chic rotating cake stand that not only adds a touch of sophistication to your workspace but also makes the entire cake decorating process a breeze. 

Ateco 612 12" Revolving Cake Turntable / Stand with Cast Iron Base and Aluminum Top


The Sur La Table Cake Stand is a prime example of functionality meeting aesthetics. By taping your cake board to the rotating stand, you're ready to effortlessly ice and decorate your cake. No more awkward bending – just smooth, seamless decorating.

Piping Bag and Tips:

When it comes to piping bags, skip the small disposable ones unless you're planning to use multiple colors. Enter the Ateco Wunderbag – a game-changer in the world of cake decorating.


Opt for a 24” size for crumb coating and final icing layers. The plastic-coated canvas ensures durability, easy cleaning, and a long-lasting companion in your baking adventures.

Start with a few metal tips, universally numbered for convenience. Ateco's 21" Wunderbag and a set of essential tips, including an Icer Tip for crumb coating, are all you need for flawless piping.

Offset Icing Spatula:

Why settle for a flat spatula when you can have an offset one that makes spreading and scooping icing a breeze? Choose a blade size between 4 to 10 inches for optimal control. The offset design provides a better angle and grip, allowing you to achieve that perfect finish on the top and sides of your cake. An Off-Set Spatula Set is a versatile addition to your cake decorating toolkit.


Icing Smoother:

Consider the icing smoother the holy grail of achieving a flawlessly smooth cake. For beginners, we recommend an acrylic smoother for ease of handling.

The key is height – around 12 inches ensures versatility for various cake sizes. Remember to scrape excess buttercream off the smoother between sessions for that polished, professional look. Invest in a quality Icing Smoother, and you'll wonder how you ever decorated cakes without it.

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Cake Muse Sugar Flower:

For an effortless touch of elegance, Cake Muse Sugar Flowers will be your new best friend. These ready-made blooms eliminate the need for intricate borders and allow for an organically applied icing with room for mistakes.

Transform your cake into a work of art without the stress of being a professional. Cake Muse Sugar Flowers are the secret weapon for creating stunning cakes, even if you don't have it all together.



Elevate your cake decorating experience with these five essential tools. From the rotating cake stand to the Ateco Wunderbag, offset icing spatula, icing smoother, and Cake Muse Sugar Flowers, you'll be well-equipped to turn every cake into a masterpiece. Happy decorating!

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