CakesDecor Theme: Robot Cakes

Great collection of Robot Cakes discovered on CakesDecor this week! I love how they all have their own personality, and some of them even defy gravity!! Absolutely amazing! – If you have any robot cakes you would like to share, please post...

Cake mailed from Westport MA to Austin TX

Just wanted to show you how the cake arrived. Last year’s cake made it in better shape. But all in all, it is not too bad considering it traveled almost 2000 miles. Had to make a new handle since the other one broke before mailing & had to...

Hermit Crab Tutorial

Supplies needed: scissors, 2 brushes, 1 embossing tool, pearl dust, 1 black food gel color, 1 blue food gel color or what ever color you want , 3 different shades of fondant your choice , Black sugar pearls, paper towel , and 1 cup of...

TUTORIAL - Simple Swags by The Violet Cake Shop

This is a quick tutorial for simple swags as seen on my Modern Steampunk Hat cake that was featured in Cake Masters magazine (November issue)… Not sure if anyone else has ever done swags this way before as I have not seen it done quite the...

Making Modelling Chocolate

One of the beauties of Modelling Chocolate (I find) is it allows you more time to detail your work, and spend more time modelling in contrast to fondant and the other sugar-pastes which (for me) do tend to dry quicker, but then it depends on...

Gelatine Shards for Frozen style cakes

I was playing around with gelatine following Kara’s sequin tutorial when I had the idea to make the shards for a frozen cake from gelatine. Worked really well. Cheaper than isomalt and less messy than melting clear mints! Hope it helps someone :)

Edible Lantern Tutorial

This tutorial has been really popular on my Facebook page so I thought you might like to see it too. It will help you create your own edible lantern which you can either use as a cake topper or as a stand-along sugar piece. I have made mine in a...

Wafer Paper LOTUS Tutorial by The Violet Cake Shop™

Merry Christmas Everyone!! I made a tutorial for how to recreate the wafer paper lotuses that I had on my Festival of Lights cake from October, for everyone as my Christmas gift. Hope you all enjoy it and it is helpful. There is a tip for...

Christmas Minion with a banana tree

Hello everyone, I just wanna to share with you a tutorial that I made recently for a blog adventscalender. I use fondant with CMC to create the figures – for the minion body about 80g and for the tree 50g yellow for the base and a bit more...

Chocolate Christmas Fudge Recipe

This is a delicious Chocolate Christmas Fudge recipe. Perfect for fudge lovers and a lovely homemade christmas gift / present. Recipe by Ceri Badham of Fancy Cakes by Linda. www.facebook.com/fancycakeslinda www.fancycakesbylinda.co.uk