What makes Easter Sunday lunch special? Of course, bright and tasty Easter cake is the main symbol of this holiday! The confectioner shared with us ideas for decorating homemade Easter cake.

The most beautiful cake - I have! 8 tips for the best decor from the chef

But first, let's bake what we're going to decorate! And let's start with a recipe for a signature cake from an expert from the AnderSon family cafe network. The brand's pastry chef talked about what magical ingredients are needed to make everything work! Even for those who are indifferent to cooking. Surprise your loved ones with delicious and tender pastries.


  • butter - 70 g;
  • sugar - 1 glass;
  • egg - 3 pcs.;
  • cottage cheese with a fat content of 5% - 100 g
  • cottage cheese with a fat content of 9% - 150 g
  • flour - 300 g
  • salt - a pinch;
  • baking powder - 2 tsp;
  • raisins, dried lingonberries and cranberries - 20 g each;
  • vanilla sugar - 30 g.

For decoration:

  • egg - 1 pc.;
  • powdered sugar - 100 g;
  • candied fruits, walnuts and pistachios.


  1. Wash dried fruits well under running water and dry. Then roll in flour.
  2. Separate the egg whites from the yolks. Grind the yolks with sugar and grind the cottage cheese through a sieve. Melt the butter in a water bath and pour it into the curd-egg mixture, add salt and vanilla sugar. Mix using a mixer with a whisk attachment until the curd is evenly distributed.
  3. Sift flour with baking powder and add to liquid mixture. Stir constantly with a whisk.
  4. Beat the whites with a mixer until fluffy and mix into the dough. Pour raisins and dried berries.
  5. Divide the dough into molds greased with oil. Fill them halfway as the dough will rise. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 ° C until done.
  6. Ready for frosting. To do this, beat the egg white and powdered sugar with a mixer. Pour the icing over the cake and decorate with candied fruits, nuts and pistachios on top.
Easter cake will turn out soft, rich, perfectly soaked, with a delicate sweetness of glaze and light berry sourness!

How to decorate a cake

Easter cakes are a favorite tradition for our families. Especially if they are carefully prepared by hand and decorated with candied fruits, berries, dried fruits, nuts, chocolate, lavender and chocolate flowers. By the way, how to decorate Easter cake so that it becomes a real masterpiece on the festive table? Our expert has some ideas for you.

1. Braids and dough decor

The dough for these elements is kneaded separately, braids, crosses, birds are molded from it. And then they put it on the dough that has already come up in the forms. There is no need to use a special glaze to fix these design forms.- the figures must be connected with the Easter cake at the time of baking.

2. Gingerbread and meringue

A simple idea will allow you to transform traditional Easter baking. Such decorations are perfect for children's Easter cakes - they can be made in the form of flowers and animals. Just look at those rabbit ears!

How to decorate a cake

3. marshmallow

Marshmallow is a kind of soufflé that can have different sizes and shades. It is better to use pastel shades that perfectly complement Easter cakes. You can buy marshmallows ready-made or make your own, but it will take some time.

4. Meringue

A great decoration option is meringues . They can be placed on the surface of baking, strengthening on toothpicks.

5. Flowers - live and dried flowers

This is an option for decorating Easter cakes is now in trend. It is recommended to choose delicate inflorescences of a small size, for example, spray chrysanthemums. Special holders are used to fix flowers.

Dry flowers are a more stylish decoration.You can use roses or lavender. Let the color scheme reflect the tenderness of the bright holiday of Easter.

How to decorate a cake

6. fresh berries

Use fresh berries on top of chocolate icing. Suitable raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, blueberries. They will give the cake not only a pretty appearance, but also a pleasant aroma.

7. Dried fruits

They perfectly complement pastries outside, especially if they are part of the test. Lay the dried fruits on top of the protein dense glaze, pre-chopping.

How to decorate a cake

8. Chocolate nests and eggs

Chocolate nests can be made in several ways.

  1. Take glass noodles and roll them in melted chocolate to the desired density (in a water bath or fractionally in a microwave oven).TAThese nests are used only as an element of decor - you do not need to gnaw them!
  2. You can make nests from chocolate mastic. First, we prepare the mastic with the addition of chocolate, form it into strips, then fold it into nests.
  3. Also try making meringue nests. So that they are not white, fill them with melted chocolate and let them harden.
To make chocolate eggs, melt chocolate (mostly bitter) and then pour into molds and let set. The two halves are glued together with melted chocolate. You can buy ready-made mini-testicles or make them from mastic (from marshmallows or colored chocolate dragees).