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Interview #39: Tanya Halas of Cake Heart

Tanya’s: CakesDecor Account | Facebook Page Interview: 1. Tell me about yourself (Family, occupation, where are you from originally?, etc.) I am Canadian.  Born in Newfoundland and raised in Manitoba and have a loving and supportive...

Pillow cake tutorial

This is a pillow cake for a 50th birthday. The shoe is made of fondant/gumpaste and completely edible. We two-toned the fondant with purple on the bottom and biege on top with white royal accents. 10 inch and 6 inch tiers are of yellow cake...

Interview #30: Serdar Yener from Yener's Way

Thanks to Shags from curiAUSSIEty custom cakes we are bringing you interview with Serdar Yener from Yener’s Way 1. What inspired you to want to be a cake decorator? It all started when I was 17. I asked my mum to find a job for me during the...

PVC cake armature #1: Brobee 3D cake

PVC “HOW TO” I am still a new cake artist, and am far from perfect. I had an order for a children’s birthday party, in which the customer wanted a 3D character from a popular children’s show, Yo Gabba Gabba. I searched all over Cakesdcor and...

Wedding Cake Rescue

On Friday evening I returned from cooking with the kids at my local Youth Club and checked my phone to see a number of missed calls, a voicemail and text messages. My best friends nieces 4 tier wedding cake has collapsed en route from the baker...

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 3.08 / August 2014

Hello my Lovelies, It was with immense sadness and reluctance that I have to tell you that this will be my last issue as Editor of the CakesDecor Gazette. I have made the very difficult decision to admit that I am spread a little too thin to be...

Sculpted Cakes #1: Freddie the Dog

This is a tutorial to create a sculpted or 3D sitting dog cake like my ‘Freddie’ cake. You could adapt this to different breeds (even different animals!) and make it in a variety of sizes. I used a 14 inch board and two chocolate sponge...

Rustic Door with Wood Grain Royal Icing Cookie

For this tutorial I will show you how to create a rustic door with wood grain effect using royal icing, how to pipe dimensional birds, and Lambeth style roses. The arch window and door handle are achieved with wrought iron royal icing effect...

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.04 / April 2015

This months gazette is out so make sure you take a peek and see just some of the brilliant cakes that have been shown to us this month. There is also a fabulous interview with the amazing Serdar Yener that I think is a must read, a great little...

Vintage Foxglove Flower Cookies with a Stucco Background Set

The foxglove is one of my favorite flowers, with it’s unique tubular shape and lovely colours. For this weeks tutorial I am going to show you how to hand paint realistic foxglove flowers on a plaque shaped stucco textured background cookie...