Interview #28: Nina Blackburn from Make Pretty Cakes

Thanks to Shags, we are bringing you an Interview with Nina Blackburn from Make Pretty Cakes. Enjoy! Anyone who knows Nina from Make Pretty Cakes will agree she is just an amazing lady …always so giving of her time and knowledge but best of...

CakesDecor Theme: Very Pretty small Cakes

This week’s theme is a selection of ‘Very Pretty Small Cakes’. A truly beautiful collection of petit but extremely pretty cakes!! If you need inspiration for something small but stunning, look no further! Congratulations to everyone...

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 3.11 / November 2014

Welcome to the Issue 3.11 / November 2014 of the CakesDecor Gazette  Click here to view the CD Gazette archives ~ Click here to view Gazette in web browser ...

Better Late Than Never??!!

I have been so absent minded lately, my never ending cough and the recent visit of my inlaws I totally missed the Awards winners Announcement!! I am so embarrassed for letting Michal down but hopefully my complete saturation of my social...

CakesDecor Awards: Gravity Defying Cakes #5: And the Winners Are ...

Gravity Defying Cakes Awards are behind us and 124 amazing entries were submit during the entry period. My favorite cakes made it to the top 10 again, but there are many beautiful cakes that deserved to win as well. The difference between Winner...

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.02 / February 2015

Welcome to the Issue 4.02 / February 2015 of the CakesDecor Gazette  Click here to view the CD Gazette archives ~ Click here to view Gazette in web browser ...

A Bite of Buttercream #8: Creating a Fairytale

There’s more to Buttercream than meets the eye. Did you know you can texture buttercream with an impression mat, just like fondant? Well you can! You can also mix your media, and add fondant, modelling chocolate, wafer paper, and a host of...

Wedding Fair - my experience and advice

Take a look at my website for further blogs http://www.candyscupcakes.co.uk/blog/ This September I attended my first wedding exhibition in the Greater Manchester area. After building up my wedding cake portfolio and creating several dummy...

Royal Wedding Garden Party

With the impending royal wedding and the recent heatwave it only seems apt that in true ‘Brit’ style we should see it as an opportunity to join in with the celebrations and throw a party…. and eat cake!!! Why not recreate the street parties...

How To Make It Start To Finish | Fast and Fun! #1: How To Make A Fun Party Cake

I’ll show you how to make this absolutely fun and delicious loaded candy cake FAST AND FUN! Everything from leveling the cakes to boxing it up. Covers leveling, filling, crumb coating, frosting, making your own cake board, and an easy way to make...

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