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Summer Piped Royal Icing Roses and Flowers

Cupcakes are usually one serving size, no sharing involved. They’re small and easy to package, store, and transport. Decorating cupcakes is fun and creative for people of all ages. Generally they can be made out of common kitchen supplies and...

JEM Equipment #1: The wedding cake

JEM cutters and equipment Obsession I’ve been cake decorating for around 35 years and have known and owned JEM products for many of those but it was not until I recently when I went to a product training day at PME Knightsbridge in the UK that...

Rose and Alstroemeria Lily Flower Paste Keepsake

Every bride wants her wedding day to be perfect, to feel like a princess for that one special day. The cake is a special element of that day, with so many choices and styles it can become overwhelming. As a cake decorator I try to eliminate...

Ice bowl

Hi! I know this is not a cake, but is an original way to serve fruits, so I hope you like it! Here is what you need: 2 cups of different sizes and, better, of the same shape, adhesive tape, water, fresh chilli parsley or other...

Filler flower

It was my spontaneous idea, hope it helps somebody :) How it works on the cake, take a look at my first tiered wedding cake (in my album:)

Sweet Angel - tutorial

cornflower tutorial

I use Nicholas Lodge gum paste receipt what dries really fast . With this flower I preferred to tape the star side flowers to the base until they were still soft a little, it prevents breaking them. I never saw a cornflower tutorial, but I needed...

Classic Over-piped Scrolls and Trellis Cake

Royal icing stringwork is a delicate piping technique that can be used to create gorgeous trellis, cushion work, and add ornamental designs to any cake. The elegance of elements add panache and an professional finished look. You can use this...

CakesDecor Theme: Summer Cakes, Cupcakes and Cookies

We do love this time of year, but, the process of building a cake in the summer can be a bit of a nightmare, the butter-cream is melting way too fast and the fondant is just that warm that it sticks to everything… it can be a scary time of year...

The Origin of Cupcakes

Cupcakes first made their appearance on the nineteenth century. In the earlier centuries, before the muffin tins were largely available, cakes were mostly baked in individual gem pots, pottery cups or ramekins and it is from here that they took...