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Baking and Decorating > FREE How-To Booklets From Craftsy!

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Have you thought about learning something new?  Have a hobby that you’d like to take to the next level? Craftsy is with you!

Did you know that on the Crafty website, you can download many free how-to booklets instantly (you can print it easily if you’d like) and enjoy it forever them the comfort of your own home or even on the go? These are booklets of information created by experts with beautiful, easy-to-understand guides to help you hone your craft. Whatever that may be!

Information on the “hobbies” booklets can be found here, but be sure to visit my other posts if you want to read up on Paper Crafts, Gardening, Photography and Wirework Jewelry ; Quilting, Knitting and Crochet; or Painting, Watercolor and Drawing.

Delicious Doughnut Recipes

From decadent classic glazed to deliciously healthy baked, to chocolate, iced and sprinkled, you’ll learn everything you need to master the ultimate breakfast pastry.


  • Old-fashioned homemade doughnuts
  • How to fill a doughnut
  • Gluten-free buttermilk baked doughnuts
  • Chocolate doughnuts with glaze
  • Doughnut decorating ideas
  • How to make homemade sprinkles
  • And more!

Bread Making Basics

From how to knead to the different types of yeast, this eGuide will teach you bread making fundamentals so you can start crafting delicious bakery-worthy bread in your home kitchen today!

Not-So-Basic Buttercream Decorating Ideas

From unique buttercream flavors to pretty piped flowers, this eGuide will help you unlock your sweet creativity to create eye-popping designs that are bowl-licking good!

Fabulous Fondant Topper Tutorials

What You’ll Learn

Event-throwers and party-goers are soon to be smitten by your adorable fondant cake toppers! Download Craftsy’s free bundle of 5 Fabulous Fondant Topper Tutorials taught by cake shop owner and decorating expert Lesley Wright.

In these fondant tutorials, you’ll learn how to model cute little fondant faces for baby toppers, how to model tiny fondant sneakers, how to model fondant hands, how to achieve a glossy finish on fondant and how to create fun fondant numbers. Make more memorable cakes!

Tutorials Included

  • Oh, Baby! Cute Little Fondant Faces
  • Tiny Fondant Sneaker Tutorial
  • Achieve a Glossy Finish on Fondant!
  • A Very Handy Modeling Hand Tutorial
  • The Number One Topper Tutorial