Cake Decorating

Wow your friends with cake decorating that will knock their socks off! For cakes, cookies and cupcakes so beautifully decorated it’s almost a crime to eat them, check out our craft ideas. Featuring mouth watering recipes and decorating that ranges from child friendly to advanced, it’s easy to learn the art of cake decoration. Not only that but our cake projects and ideas come with themes that are perfect for holidays and special occasions.

Fruit Loaf Recipe | Inspired By The Great British Bake Off

Fruit Loaf Recipe | Inspired By The Great British Bake Off

By | September 24, 2014 at 4:00 pm | No comments

What's inspired you from The Great British Bake Off this week? If it's the signature challenge, have a go at making your own fabulous fruity loaves with Ruth Clemens' jewelled fruit loaf recipe from The Pink Whisk Guide to Cake Making... You Will Need: 50g (1¾oz) dried...

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How To Make A Leopard Print Cake | Masterclass with Zoe Clark

How To Make A Leopard Print Cake | Masterclass with Zoe Clark

By | September 18, 2014 at 10:04 am | No comments

Not only do Zoe Clark's cakes look amazing on the outside - we've now discovered that there's a surprise waiting inside too! There are different ways to create patterns inside the sponge, and to find out how to make a leopard print cake, we turned to Simply Perfect Party Cakes...

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Marvellous Miniatures | How To Make Mini Cakes

Marvellous Miniatures | How To Make Mini Cakes

By | September 15, 2014 at 2:27 pm | No comments

In the world of cakes, it would seem that size matters - and right now, the smallest bakes are winning! Mini cakes are everywhere, from The Great British Bake Off to the pages of contemporary cake decorating expert Lindy Smith's latest book. So, obviously, we wanted to learn how...

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How to Make | Sweet Cupcake Cookies

How to Make | Sweet Cupcake Cookies

By | August 22, 2014 at 9:11 am | No comments

These pastel cupcake cookies designed by Zoe Clark are the perfect sweet treat! They're great for any occasion and will be popular with adults and children alike. You can experiment by changing the colour scheme or adding different sprinkles and dragées. You Will...

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3D Biscuits | As Seen On The Great British Bake Off

3D Biscuits | As Seen On The Great British Bake Off

By | August 13, 2014 at 8:52 pm | No comments

Make your own miniature version of the 3D biscuits seen on The Great British Bake Off this week! These tiny gingerbread houses, which are made to sit perfectly on the edge of a teacup or glass, are great table decorations for a dinner party. You Will Need: Gingerbread...

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The Great British Bake Off 2014 | Episode 1

The Great British Bake Off 2014 | Episode 1

By | August 6, 2014 at 3:31 pm | No comments

The Bake Off is back and we can't wait to see the first episode, which airs tonight! It's been promoted to BBC One and 12 new bakers are ready to take on the challenge. So, will you be tuning in to watch The Great British Bake Off 2014? Having received more viewers than any...

Posted in: Blog, C2, Cake Decorating, Kitchen

How to Make | Buttercream Rose Cupcakes

How to Make | Buttercream Rose Cupcakes

By | July 15, 2014 at 9:28 am | No comments

Roses are undeniably the most popular flower of all, and a rose never fails to touch someone’s heart. A single rose on a cupcake says it all. These amazingly realistic buttercream rose cupcakes create a stunning effect - why not make a whole bouquet? You Will...

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Simply Perfect Party Cakes for Kids

Simply Perfect Party Cakes for Kids

By | July 14, 2014 at 11:10 am | No comments

The birthday cake has to be the centrepiece of any children's party, and creating something unique, colourful and fun (that the kids will love) is always top of the agenda! So be the best mum and choose one of the brilliant designs from Zoe Clark's new book, Simply Perfect Party...

Posted in: Birthday Party, Blog, C1, Cake Decorating

How to Make | Mini Football Cakes

How to Make | Mini Football Cakes

By | June 11, 2014 at 10:08 am | No comments

There are two exciting events occurring over the next few days: Father's Day and the start of the World Cup! We think we've found the perfect way to celebrate both occasions with these fun (and tasty) mini football cakes, designed by Maisie Parrish, that dad will love! You...

Posted in: Blog, Cake Decorating, Father's Day, Projects, Season

Getting to Know… Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes

Getting to Know… Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes

By | May 14, 2014 at 10:28 am | No comments

Valeri Valeriano and Christina Ong co-own and run Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes, and are well-known for creating impressive buttercream cake designs. Their first book, The Contemporary Buttercream Bible, features 50 innovative techniques and over 40 stunning cake designs to...

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