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Living the dream (update 1 year on)

http://www.candyscupcakes.co.uk/blog/living-the-dream-update/ So it’s been an entire year since I gave up the rat race and decided to start “living the dream!” Do I have any regrets? No. What have I learnt? A lot! Anything is possible I...

How to create a Birch Tree effect

http://www.candyscupcakes.co.uk/blog/how-to-create-a-silver-birch-tree-effect/ Towards the end of last year I created a 4 tier wedding cake that looked like a Silver Birch tree. Each tier of the cake looked like a slice of Birch tree and on...

Sharp edge tutorial

http://www.candyscupcakes.co.uk/blog/how-to-create-a-sharp-edge-on-a-cake/ Covering a cake with fondant can be a tricky process when you’re starting out. Once you’ve mastered this you can finish it off with a nice sharp edge to make it look...

Pug Cupcake Tutorial

http://www.candyscupcakes.co.uk/blog/how-to-make-a-pug-cupcake/ Pug cupcakes are a growing trend at the moment and they look really cute as a cupcake topper. Watch how I’ve created a Pug cupcake topper step-by-step. What you’ll need ...

How to stack a cake

http://www.candyscupcakes.co.uk/blog/stacking-a-three-tiered-cake/ Stacking a tiered cake is an important step for making wedding cakes. Once you’ve mastered the basics then you can be stacking multiple tiered cakes with ease. What you’ll...

How to colour fondant

http://www.candyscupcakes.co.uk/blog/how-to-colour-fondant-using-progel/ Creating the right colour fondant is an essential step in creating a perfect cake. Watch how I create the perfect shade each time with no streaks. What you’ll need ...

Fondant roses

http://www.candyscupcakes.co.uk/blog/how-to-make-a-rose-using-modelling-paste/ I love making roses. They are perfect for wedding cakes, anniversary cakes and birthday cakes. They take a little time to create but they are worth it when you see...