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“In your Easter Bonnet with all The Frills Upon it”

I have had a love for Judy Garland since I was a little girl; my father introduced me to The Wizard of Oz when I was two. From that moment on, I watched every Judy Garland movie I could find. I still can recall the first time I saw Judy...

Interviews #13: Michelle Rea

What can I tell you about me as cake maker, decorator and photographer? My name is Michelle Rea and my home is in Sydney Australia. A long time ago I was a pastry chef but most of my recipe development experience comes from working in the food...

Oliver Boy Doll Tutorial-undergoing adjustments

To be redone

Tutorial - Stained Glass Effect Cake

After seeing the amazing stained glass effect cakes by people like Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes, Way Beyond Cakes by Mayen and Vinism Sugar Art, I decided I wanted to have a go and put my own spin on it. Hopefully it will inspire you to do...

3D Cakes #2: Making Simon's Mountaineering Boots

These have been my most popular cake and CakesDecor very kindly selected them as Editor’s Choice last year. I have been promising for ages to put together a guide to making these for those of you who have said ‘I can’t do that’. I hope you will...

How to line your cake pans with greaseproof paper

I have had a few personal messages on my facebook account on how I lined my cake pans for the carrot cake, I thought this is how everyone did it, but here goes for those who would like to know :-) I never bake a cake without lining the pan as I...

The Pink Cake Box Tutorials #2: Tappit letter sets

I know most of you will be whizzes at these but for anyone still struggling here’s a little sequence of pictures I did for a friend who couldn’t work them.. Roll your fondant out thinly, push down with your cutter and wiggle it to get a clean...

How does everyone line their pans?

I’ve had a couple of comments about how I line mine see photo, and am now curious as to how you guys line yours Mine done by folding an 1"edge then cutting small cuts into the crease, the crease then sits into the bottom edge of the cake pan...

Bear chocolate cake

♥ Martha Stewart tutorial – I found this tutorial by internet and thought good to share with you :) Enjoy!

Shrek Lettering - How to make

How to make the Lettering in my Donkey Cake 1. Make a suitable green coloured gumpaste, I used white with a small amount of satin Ice Green & Yellow added to it 2. Using any letter cutter, cut out your letter, smooth edges 3. roll a...