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Making Modelling Chocolate

One of the beauties of Modelling Chocolate (I find) is it allows you more time to detail your work, and spend more time modelling in contrast to fondant and the other sugar-pastes which (for me) do tend to dry quicker, but then it depends on...

Stamping.

Odd title i know, i have done three cakes now using flexible rubber stamps these work great as they can bend around a cake when you imprint them, it’s best to do it as soon as you have covered the cake in fondant as you need it soft. I also like...

Peony Flower from $2 homemade cutters...who said you need expensive equipment ;-)

Wanted to do a Peony without having to purchase expensive cutter, if you have a peony set you can use them for this but the larger cutter makes for a bigger Peony so you may want to use your cutter for the 4 smallest petals then use the largest...

TUTORIAL: My Version of Two-Toned Petals

Hi Everyone! Here is my first EVER tutorial so bear with me if it’s not perfect or if the pics are fuzzy/out of focus. Any feedback would be great and I would love to know if it was helpful in anyway or what specifics may need improving. Hope...

Quick and easy stencil for airbrushing Graffiti

As my airbrushing skills aren’t exactly what you would call ‘good’, I had to come up with an easy way for me to do it. This was the answer… a simple yet very effective gumpaste/ flower paste stencil. After rolling out my paste fairly thick (for...

Modelling Chocolate - UK Recipe and tutorial

Hi everyone! I have worked with Modelling Chocolate (referred to as M/C throughout this article) many times over the past few months, trying to find the perfect recipe, and the best ways to use it. I have encountered many wonderful results, but...

Tutorial - Stained Glass Effect Cake

After seeing the amazing stained glass effect cakes by people like Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes, Way Beyond Cakes by Mayen and Vinism Sugar Art, I decided I wanted to have a go and put my own spin on it. Hopefully it will inspire you to do...

Stamping/painting

I have done a few more picture tutorial’s to show my method’s hope they help :) First up how is the stamping part , normally i would do this straight onto the cake. You could also use this method cut out and then paint and add to cake for a...

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...

Rapunzel in her Tower tutorial (updated with pictures and stuff I forgot the first time!)

This was my first ever cake a) involving a degree of construction and b) using Dawn Butler’s new Cake Frame product (I bought a starter kit at Cake International, Birmingham) It may be a bit basic for some of you – but hopefully may be of...