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...

CakesDecor Theme: Castle Cakes

It’s amazing just how many different design possibilities there are for a castle cake, we have SO many incredible versions on CakesDecor! Not only are they perfect for a child’s birthday, but they also make really great wedding cakes! ...

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...

Coffee Filter Rose

Supplies: coffee filters, wire, green floral tape, colour gel, if desired, scissors, white glue, small brush to apply glue, styrofoam square (to place your flower as you work), pencil, circle cutters…small, medium & large. I like to have...

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...

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 :)

CakesDecor Theme: Teapot Cakes

What’s not to love about a cake with SO much design potential? There are endless ways to decorate a teapot cake, florals, handpaintings, they can even be transformed into a show-stopping gravity defying maserpiece! – We have some AMAZING...

No naughty cakes PLEASE!!!

I just want to quickly address this subject. We are a family friendly site and many of us sit here with our children while looking at all these fabulous pieces of sugar art. I want to look at them all, but to open up your pictures and see...

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...