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Fairy Toadstool

Fondant Toadstools and Marblized Stone

How to make fondant toadstools and a marbling technique to make realistic stone for your cakes. Use the simple marbling technique to make rocks and paving stones. I will show you how to use your fondant scraps to make a quick and delicious...

Competition cake finished!!!

Well at last after weeks and weeks of working on it, my cake is finally finished. I’m really pleased with the way it’s turned out. The worry now is how best to transport it without getting there with a pile of...

French Cake Breaks ~ Students Work #1: Students Work from a French Cake Break

I’ve taken some time to reflect on the work created by my students who came to France to learn with me during 2014. I am always thrilled to watch confidence grow during a weeks intensive learning, from the unsure, nervous student slowly...

Buttercream Yule Log cake & Tree stump cake tutorials

Hi all, here’s my take on the famous Yule log, complete with piped pine cones, mini mushrooms, pine branches & festive red berries. Enjoy! The design is based on the most popular cake on my channel, a piped buttercream tree stump...

Competition cake.........recieved a certificate of Merit

Well……..after a late night and an early start I drove up the M6 very slowly……. to arrive at the NEC at 7.15am. We all de-boxed and set up our cakes on the tables provided (only the snail fell off in transit so easy to fix). Then we carried...