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CakesDecor Theme: Wedding Cakes - Part 19

Hi Everyone! I can’t believe how beautiful last month’s Wedding Cakes were – I love every single one! Congratulations to everyone showcased – you should be very proud indeed!! Elli :-) x ...

Jacobs Biscuit Factory 1916 Easter Rising

This the cake I made for 1916 rising cake collaboration :) Jacob’s Biscuit Factory On Bishop Street. During the Rising, the 2nd Battalion was led to Jacob’s — under Thomas MacDonagh. Major John MacBride was second in command with Michael...

Cosmos flower tutorial

Supply list: Wires – 24, 26 and 33 gauge, Nile green floral tape, Bumpy foam, Foam pad, Flat brushes for dusting, Pollen mix (petal dust and corn flour mix), Petal dusts (for this project I use Magenta and Geranium from CK), A bunch...

Cowboy Boot Topper Progress Shots (Pictorial)

As promised, here are some progress shots from when I made my Cowboy Boot topper for my Girly Western 19th Birthday Cake in March. These are not edited and were merely taken so I could remember what I did hence they are not the best quality nor...

kitchen tour

Hello! This is my catering kitchen where I prepare cakes and food for catering. I have a collection of items over the years, as I opened in 1986. You will see a commercial pizza oven that was left when I moved into this...

Gumpaste Carnations - no special cutters required (with lots of pictures!)

Hi all, By request :) I took photos of every step so I hope this should be clear and detailed enough for beginners like myself to follow (I’ve discovered it’s rather hard to balance a camera in one hand lol). These are some carnations I made...

The making of "Hilda"❤

Hilda, the creation of illustrator Duane Bryers and pin-up art’s best kept secret has been my inspiration for Sweet Summer collaboration. Voluptuous in all the right places, a little clumsy but not at all shy about her figure, Hilda was one of...

Sculpting Freddie Mercury

This isn’t really detailed enough to be a tutorial, but I thought you might find it interesting to see the steps involved in sculpting Freddie. This was the first time I had used modelling chocolate. He took about 6 hours to make and you can...

Italian Cream Cheese Buttercream for under Fondant

This buttercream is safe to use under fondant as can be left out of refrigerator as it is based on Italian Meringue Buttercream & doesn’t contain real cream cheese 460g Caster Sugar in pot with 1/2 cup water 8 Egg whites 2 Lemons Zest...

Flower Pot Cake Tutorial

Materials Airbrush Airbrush colors, white, green and black Bench scraper Cake recipe Cardboard cake circle, 8-inch 1 batch chocolate ganache CMC powder or Tylose powder Craft knife Drinking straw, thick Foam...