Blog entries tagged icing

How i make swan decorations for wedding cookies or tarts.

This video i made to show how i make swan decorations out of royal icing or butter cream. Hope you like it.

New beginnings #26: Ooh fab new supplier for covapaste £13.50 5kg

Hi all I wanted to share a fab new supplier I have found that so far beats prices ive seen anywhere else. https://m.facebook.com/pages/Tom-Anderson-Distributor-To-The-Food-Trade/227808243935330?id=227808243935330&_rdr The company is called...

New beginnings #25: Last minute forgotten birthday cake :-/

Sorry I have to state here it was all Mr Kirstie’s Cakes fault that this cake for looked over lol it was for his mum he should have reminded me haha although the main reason was the 50th birthday cake that got brought forward a week so I just...

My first carved cake 50th birthday cake

This was a cake that I was scared to make. I’ve never made a number cake by carving but thought I’d have a go. The only thing was the date had been brought forward a week argh! I research and found a brilliant plan for what cakes were...

New beginnings #24: Omg! Way above my level :-/

My good friend had been in touch and asked if I could make a special cake for her grand parents 60th diamond wedding anniversary. They wanted the original wedding cake creating with an edible photo inset to. I started googling and...

New beginnings #16: :-( no kitchen CBT for me

Not been happy over Xmas that I havnt been able to get in the kitchen due to myself and everyone else been ill :-( That hasn’t stopped me planning though the photos above are what I’ve collected to make my daughters 19th birthday cake...

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...

Easy Buttercream Ruffles

Ruffles are everywhere these days, and recently I had a bride want ruffles on her wedding cake. But not fondant ruffles – Oh no, she wanted butter cream ruffles. So I took a few hours to figure them out and I documented the process. Let’s...

Smooth Buttercream Tutorial with Recipe

This is the most popular post on my blog, and the most viewed video on my YouTube channel, because it’s something we all have struggled with. In this video tutorial, I will show you my method for getting my cakes ice-rink smooth. And as an...

Preparation for my first cake competition..cont'd

I’ve been working on some of the characters for the competition cake again this week. I’m quite pleased with them so far, but there’s loads to do yet. Also this week I’ve been trying out recipes and icing techniques for Christmas...