Decoration on cakes makes it a more visually interesting which can be done by using frosting, icing or other edible decorative items. Cakes can be done to resemble places, persons or things within the decoration arena. Decorated cakes are required worldwide for special events such as; birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduations, bridal showers etc.
Cake decoration is popular worldwide, before baking plain cakes was more so the trend but in the latter parts of the nineteenth century we see that most persons stick to the decorated cake for their special occasions. The icing and frosting decoration can be done using several different kitchen utensils that can give the desired look on the cake. The utensils are made in different sizes and shapes, so that it can place the pattern a person may want on their cake. Birthday cakes, anniversary cakes, graduations cakes etc. can be decorated with even numbers on them to signify the birthday that the person is celebrating, or the amount of years of anniversary the couple may be celebrating etc. Decorating cakes is ideal for a better taste and a better look. If it is child’s graduation or birthday it can be done with a lot of icing, because children love the sweet taste.