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.

Mini Cake Tutorial by Lindy Smith

Mini Cake Tutorial by Lindy Smith

By | December 18, 2014 at 2:10 pm | No comments

Pincushions come in all shapes and sizes, but for this pretty pincushion mini cake tutorial, which appears in Lindy Smith's latest title Mini Cakes Academy, she has used a standard mini cake shape and added a cushion of sugarpaste in which to insert the sugar pins. You will...

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How to Make a Simple Redwork Cake Band

How to Make a Simple Redwork Cake Band

By | December 11, 2014 at 12:10 pm | No comments

  This beautiful redwork cake band would make the perfect finishing touch to a Christmas or birthday cake. This band is 6cm (21⁄2in) high but the width is easy to alter. This one fits a cake with a circumference of 60cm (24in). If you want to adapt the cake band to a...

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Make Your Own Gingerbread House

Make Your Own Gingerbread House

By | December 5, 2014 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Gingerbread houses are the ultimate Christmas decoration. They are fun to make and a great way to involve children with crafting at Christmas. There are tons of tutorials and recipes online to choose from and we've got a round up of our favourites here. Edible gingerbread...

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Get Our December Magazine for Christmas Crafts!

Get Our December Magazine for Christmas Crafts!

By | November 14, 2014 at 11:59 am | No comments

Get ready for Christmas with in our brand new issue of Stitch Craft Create digital magazine. There are tons of Christmas crafts and projects to make your Christmas extra special and give you the inspiration you need to kick start your Christmas crafting! If you are planning on...

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How to Make | Halloween Mini Cakes

How to Make | Halloween Mini Cakes

By | October 30, 2014 at 9:27 am | No comments

Opt for a little elegance on 31st October with these rich Halloween mini cakes designed by Lindy Smith. The sweet little pumpkin decoration is a clever nod to the occasion, without being too extravagent. You Will Need: 6.5cm (2.5in) round mini cakes Smokey blue...

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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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How To Stencil Buttercream Cakes | Masterclass with Queen Of Hearts Couture Cakes

How To Stencil Buttercream Cakes | Masterclass with Queen Of Hearts Couture Cakes

By | August 15, 2014 at 9:52 am | No comments

Stencilling is the process of recreating a design on the surface of a cake using a ready-made stencil. It's really easy and produces impressive effects! To find out how to stencil buttercream cakes, we turned to The Contemporary Buttercream Bible for guidance... The grandness...

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