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CakesDecor Theme: Gorgeous Models Of 2018

Here is the fifth and final blog to this collection, Gorgeous Models Of 2018. This is one of my most favourite themes! So much amazing talent in one place, absolutely beautiful pieces and incredible work! Thank you so much for sharing your...

CakesDecor Theme: Figurines & Models (Part 2)

Hi Everyone! There have been so many fantastic figures posted over the last few months and I have been collecting them to post in this week’s theme, ‘Figurines and Models, Part 2’. I have to say that the figurine theme has to be one of my...

Royal Icing Chains

Loved doing this technique of the royal icing piped chains, I did lately on the Kratos chocolate model figure. This can also be used for models earrings. You need lot of patience and a steady hand ;o) here’s also a short video while doing...

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...

My Trusty Pasta Roller

I have a number of “go to” tools but only one that plays a big part in every cake that I decorate and sugar piece that I create. My Kenwood pasta roller attachment is bright and shiny and one of the work horses in my kitchen. It always yields...

How to make effective gumpaste

Gumpaste is an essential part of cake decoration. This is used for making many figuring and models. Here I am going to share the best way to do this. For that you need: 1 lb confectioners sugar (about 4 cups) 1/4 c water 1...

How to make a REALISTIC CABBAGE cake!

This tutorial shows you how to create realistic cabbage faux food cake. This cake was made to celebrate the test run of a Guinness World Record attempt that is happening later this year in the UK, to try and make the largest ever dish of...

Sugar Modelling #1: Making the Jaguar XK150

This is not to scale as I was working fom photos and made my own measurements for this. All sugarpaste. I used foam which I cut to shape to set the bonnet shape overnight. I did not want to use wires for the wheel spokes so I created the ‘look’...

Gum Paste Dora the Explorer Tutorial

I Recently made this Dora Cake. I took a video on how I made Dora. I apologize that some parts are a bit away from the camera but I still hope that it will help some one with their next project. Thanks, Veena

Training Courses and Demos

In addition to making cakes, I offer cake decorating courses and demos. Over the last few weeks I have been receiving requests to provide one to one training sessions and sessions to personal groups. So … by popular demand, I am now available...