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How to Decorate a Minion Cake #2

By On August 26, 2014

Earlier this year I helped my friend make a minion cake for her little boy’s birthday and recently I was asked to make another one with a twist – a minion in… Read More

How to decorate a Carrot Cake recipe

The Ultimate Carrot Cake Recipe (with Cream Cheese Frosting)

By On April 22, 2014

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the best kind of baking is baking cakes I don’t like. You get all the pleasure of producing something beautiful without any of… Read More

DIY Valentine Decorated Cupcakes

Valentine’s Day Cupcake Decoration Ideas

By On January 23, 2014

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is the first gift giving occasion of the new year and it’s just around the corner. Homemade gifts always mean that little bit more (unless… Read More


School’s Out!

By On June 13, 2013

This is my final assessment piece for my cake decorating qualification. It features: – Piped lettering – Graduated line work – Piped flowers – Scrollwork I’ll find out my mark next week… Read More


Piped Flowers: Easter Daffodils

By On March 27, 2013

Just a quickie – royal iced flowers are great for getting ready in advance. Add a bit of gum trag to the icing for strength and using a leaf nozzle pipe five… Read More


Train Driver Cake Topper

By On February 22, 2013

This is the cake topper I’ve made for my boyfriend’s dad’s 60th birthday party. He loves trains so the cake is going to have a railway theme (I have a model steam… Read More


Making Sugarpaste Bows

By On February 6, 2013

Tonight I made an icing bow to use on the christening cake I’m making for my assessment. Although the instructions are easy to follow it’s actually quite tricky to get the bow… Read More


The Power of the Crimp

By On January 22, 2013

Last night’s cake decorating lesson was all about sugarpaste. We covered boards and polystyrene dummies with a layer of sugarpaste and also learnt about embossing and crimping. The picture shows my crimping… Read More

Cake Decorating

A Sugarpaste Rose by Any Other Name…

By On January 18, 2013

I recently bought some FMM Petal Rose Cutters from and couldn’t resist testing them out. First I mixed some Gum Tragacanth with sugarpaste to make flower paste and then coloured it… Read More


Topiary Cupcakes

By On January 12, 2013

These cute cupcakes use a chocolate cupcake and buttercream recipe from Juliet Sear’s Cake Decorating Bible. They are baked in silicone flower pot muffin cases from Lakeland. Using Holly Green coloring I… Read More

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