CakesDecor Theme: Chocolate Cakes

If you’re on a low calorie diet, look away now because this week it’s all about CHOCOLATE!! We see so many new cakes on CakesDecor everyday, all beautifully finished in fondant, perfectly painted, seamlessly sculpted works of art, you all...

Signature Technique

Do you have a “Signature Technique”? Well I have decided to give myself one. Not that I make a lot of cakes, (although one day I would like to.) As an emerging cake decorator and blogger I have been engaged in some cake self reflection of late....

no sugar fig & almond slice (or raspberry & almond if you prefer)

This is a recipe I developed as a guilt-free alternative to one of my favourites, the raspberry and almond slice from Costa coffee shops. The first version of this recipe I made was very similar, but contained no sugar except for the jam (plus I...

CakesDecor Theme: Travel Inspired Cakes

This month, Cake Masters Magazine released an outstanding collection of work called “Around the world in 40 Cakes” – 40 artists from all over the world joined together to create some of the most incredible cakes all inspired by different...

'Sugar Free and Gluten Free' Coconut Cupcake with Avocado and Chocolate Topping

Coconut Cupcakes Ingredients: ½ cup – Coconut Flour ½ teaspoon – Baking Powder 4 large – Eggs 1/3 cup – Coconut Oil (warm the oil first until melted) ¼ cup – Rice Malt Syrup (or Honey if preferred) ¼ cup – Coconut Milk (or regular milk...

Cream cheese style white ganache (no need to refrigerate)

Hi all, This is a recipe I made up to go with the last wedding cake which I made, which was red velvet. I didn’t want to use a perishable filling like cream cheese bc because I could never fit such a large cake in my fridge, and wanted the...

CakesDecor Theme: Wedding Cakes - Part 5

Wedding Cakes: Part 5!! This has definitely been the most popular month for Wedding Cakes on CakesDecor, we have over 120 cakes featured this week, and, they’re all stunning!! ...

NO BUTTER - Dark Chocolate Brownie Recipe

Ingredients: ½ cup flour ¼ cup cocoa 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla pinch of salt ½ cup oil 3 eggs 4oz dark chocolate (120g) Preheat oven to 350F (180C or Gas4). Line bottom of a 24cm or 9.5in round baking dish...

Quick and Easy Dragonfly Tutorial

I love butterflies and dragonflies. This was so much fun! I really enjoyed working on this so I wanted to share it with you!

PAW PATROL