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first blog; minion wedding cake

This is one of the main reasons i started making cakes we wanted a truely unique wedding cake and i needed to find something to do at home with my ill health after nearly a year of learning it accumulated in this wedding cake. This also...

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...

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...

How to Centre Dowel a Cake

Ok, This is how to centre dowel a cake if you feel its very tall/top heavy/ etc There are multiple ways, but this is how I did it for this specific cake. With a little help from my cakey friends :) 1. I cut a circle out from MDF with my new...

Castle Cake #1: Whimsical Castle Cake

HOW TO MAKE AN ALL EDIBLE CASTLE CAKE The whole design is actually NOT my original. I have seen several versions of Castle Cakes online which I used as inspiration for this cake. I cannot specify one particular artist as this is not a copy...

Gift Box Cake #1: Gift Box Engagement Cake

Created from a photo provided to me by my client’s. I recreated this cake using the help from "Sharon Zambito’s of "SugarEd Production’s ":Box cake "video. https://www.sugaredproductions.com/subscribe/?refid=3476A I just love how this cake...

Wedding cakes in Buttercream #1: 3 designs in one cake

I used 100% buttercream to frost cake with, and do all scrollwork, boarders, etc… 3-tier wedding cake (6-8-12 inch tiers) 2-layers in each tier w/ buttercream filling. I baked and frosted all tiers w/ buttercream frosting. ...

3d plane cake sat on wheels off board

To make the frame for the cake to hold the plane up on its three wheels- Firstly I googled the name of the plane I wished to make getting a scaled template with views from above side and front. I drew around the template with view from above to...

How to stack a cake

http://www.candyscupcakes.co.uk/blog/stacking-a-three-tiered-cake/ Stacking a tiered cake is an important step for making wedding cakes. Once you’ve mastered the basics then you can be stacking multiple tiered cakes with ease. What you’ll...

The Start of My Business #2: And Breathe - Wedding Season is over !

My company is really very new off the ground – started promoting in February 2015 – getting registered in May 2015 did my very first wedding fayre in June 2015 and took on my first wedding cake in July 2015 which was a recommendation from a...