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New beginnings #5: Not enough hours!

Well not had a productive day which is so frustrating :-( there are just not enough hours in the day. Managed to do some cakey research on my phone though :-) I’ve seen a fab recipe for elf biscuits on the pink whisk website and I have...

Marshmallow fondant

Marshmallow icing fondant Make day before going to use 3 tablespoon measure water Pastry scrapper Sifter Rubber spatula 1/2 cup Trex 2lb icing sugar 16oz marshmallow Put marshmallows in bowl and add 3 tablespoons of water. Put in...

New beginnings #4: RKT omg fab :-)

Well what a productive day :-) I’ve managed to get my 4 tier baked 2 vanilla Madeiras a 2 chocolate Madeiras and they all turned out fab. The best was yet to come. For the cake idea I have in mind I needed a light weight cake as a topper but the...

New beginnings #3: Dinky doodle airbrush

Now I’ve already told you I’ve become a shopaholic at thecakedecoratingcompany and this was another buy. A dinky doodle pink airbrush and colours :-) It arrived and it was like Xmas I just wanted to use it but then I read I needed cleaning...

New beginnings #2: Sugarveil

I had started gathering all my cake essentials and came across a brilliant web site www.thecakedecoratingcompany.co.uk and OMG I must be a rated customer now :-) its like toysrus for cake lovers. The product I took to straight away was the...

New beginnings #1: New beginnings

Hi and if your reading this or looking at my cakes you will realise I’m not a pro and just starting out. So far I’m loving baking and creating cakes. The only problem I’m having at the moment is too many ideas lol I just want to make everything....

Wedding #2: First wedding cake

As a young cake decorator with a very young career in the industry (less than a year), I was fortunate enough to be trusted to make a wedding cake for 130 guests. At first I was pretty excited that the bride would even consider me for the job;...

Poinsettia Fondant Cupcake Topper

I am finding many uses for the star shape cookie cutters. Here is a fast and simple way to make a Poinsettia cupcake topper. Tools you will need plus fondant with either Tylose Powder or gumpaste. Cut out your 3 stars using 3 different...

Christmas Fondant Wreath for Cupcake Topper or Sugar Cookies

This is my first time posting a tutorial so I will do my best to explain the steps along with the pictures. I used the Wilton Wreath cookie cutter that comes in their Holiday 40 pc Collection. I used the large size one. Tools you will need ...

videos #1: how to assemble a large "exploded" flower on a tiered cake

I did a video showing how to assemble the large flowers that use a center and extra petals around it. Since I have another one to make this weekend I thought I’d share the link. This style of cake looks best when the tiers are taller and closer...