Have you ever delved into the world of cake or cookie decorating? It can be like a mercurial relationship to say the least. With piping bags clogging, images just not coming out as planned, and the dreaded air bubbles — it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Thankfully cake and cookie projectors exist!

Kopykake, the industry leader on baking projectors, offers you “the chance to co-ordinate their cake with their party pieces. Project their party napkins or other designs onto their cake and outline it with ease and speed. A Kopykake projector allows you to achieve more in less time, be the artist you never were; or simply create beautiful cakes from any design in minutes by projecting the design directly onto the cake you can outline or color the design rapidly.”

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The projector is an exciting addition to any baker’s tool kit. The only real downside to the Kopykake is its price tag. Luckily, SugarFox has come to the rescue!

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This easy DIY projector gives you everything you need to be piping like a pro! There is a good chance you have most if not all of the supplies at home now.

You will need:

The essentials

  • Flashlight (should evenly distribute the light; serves as the light source of the projector)
  • Transparent CD jewel case (the image will be transferred onto a piece of transparency film, and will be put on the CD jewel case)
  • Box A (should be rather high; Box A will hold the flashlight)
  • Box B (should be rather large, but not too high; Box B will hold the CD jewel case)

In addition, you’ll need:

  • Box cutter or sharp knife
  • Cutting board
  • Scissors
  • Pen
  • Tape
  • Duct tape or other thick tape
  • Some adhesive film
  • Double-sided adhesive tape (e.g., PowerStrips)
  • Packing tape (optional)
  • Wrapping paper or decorative adhesive film (optional)
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Photo courtesy of SugarFox

You can find the complete list of details here.

Happy baking!