Fantail Cakes

Fantail Cakes

391 posts, 41 followers and following 27
Aug 2013    Christchurch, New Zealand    Website

Originally from the UK now living the dream in New Zealand.

I have had a few very interesting jobs, all academic but nothing in the food industry, and after many years of dabbling with cake decorating as a hobby I decided it was now or never, and set up my own bespoke cake business.

I love creating new ideas, and especially enjoy it when clients come to me with some really off the wall ideas to see if I can replicate them in a cake.

I think it's great when fellow cake decorators share knowledge, tips and ideas.

I don't get precious about people using my designs...I'm flattered if anything I do has inspired you, and if you create something that's based on one of my designs just a credit for the original idea on your web page or FB will be much appreciated, and I'd love to see your version.

Happy Baking Folks :)

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Easy Poppy tutorial

I needed to make poppies last night and came up with this easy way of replicating the poppy badges you wear, but into fondant for cakes. No fancy tools needed. They look great if you make two flowers and layer them too.

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7 Comments

Josie Durney ...

Great to find a fellow New Zealander on here :) New follow from me!

Roo's Little Cake Parlour ...

Thanks so much for the follow. I love the watering can cake so much, right up my street. Lucky you living in NZ, I have visited the South Island and absolutely loved it. X

Fantail Cakes ...

Thanks folks. I love Christchurch (,even when it wobbles and rumbles)

Make Pretty Cakes ...

Hello from the North Island <3

Cake Sweet Cake by Rory ...

Wonderful works! I love them! I follow you from Italy:)

Rebecca Jane Sugar Art ...

Hi there! Awesome to find another Chch caker on here. Looking forward to seeing more of your creations <3

Fantail Cakes ...

Hi Rebecca…we are a talented bunch down in chch aren’t we 😉. Love your cakes…they look amazing too😊