Blog entries tagged cakes

Caker Shirt!

Hi All!!! Not sure if anyone will see this, but I just had to share that only for the next few days will this shirt I created still be for sale!!! It is perfect for people who love cake, puns and/or BOTH! haha Any profits I make will go towards...

Baking a Website

Just thought I’d write a quick blog about my new website. I used to be a Graphic Designer and I designed my last website over 3 years ago. It had got really dated and I wanted a much fresher modern look. I’ve never done web design before and I...

Copyright Character Cakes - a glimmer of hope for options??

Hello Cakers. We all know the copyright brew-haha is not a new issue, it is now as it has always been. But what hasn’t been done (or even attempted!) yet… Is us cakers standing UNITED as a massive collective and asking the big brand owners; WHY...

CakesDecor Theme: Handbag Cakes

One of my favourite cake themes, Handbags!! – It’s truly amazing when a cake artist can re-create them to look incredibly realistic. Handbag and Purse cakes are very versatile, the design possibilities with this theme are endless!! I love...

How it all began

So here it is, my blog! I dont know much about “blogging” but thought I would give it a go!! I am often asked how I got into cake decorating in the first place! It’s something I often think about as it was quite by chance. In 1992 I completed...

Cakes by Raewyn Video Tutorials #4: How to Cover a Cake Board with Paper

Trying to save time and/or money on your board treatments? I cover my boards with wrapping paper, scrap booking papers, contact even wallpaper! Pretty much anything that coordinates with my cake and really shows it off. As long as you...

Cakes by Raewyn Video Tutorials #3: How to Make Your Buttercream ULTRA White!

Love the taste of REAL butter in your buttercream but hate how yellow it makes it? Have you tried whipping the butter for eternity but it’s still yellow? Have you tried using all those whiteners that cost a fortune and taste gross and still...

Cakes by Raewyn Video Tutorials #2: An Easy Way to Use Detailed and Difficult Molds

Do you have some fabulous, highly detailed molds sitting in your cupboard not getting used because they’re fiddly and hard to get the fondant or gumpaste out of? Here are some tricks to using them. Some are specifically to be used with...

CakesDecor Theme: Alice in Wonderland Cakes & Cupcakes

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast!” Alice in Wonderland is one of the most popular stories of all time. Since 1865, the date of the original publication, we have seen numerous variations of...

Cake ideas #2: Various cake decorating ideas

Here I have given some quick and beautiful cake decorating ideas at home. These are very simple yet beautiful. You can also see this article @ creativecakes blog This is called chocolate drizzle. Take a piping bag filled with chocolate cream...