Customized Calligraphy Cakes

Custom calligraphy cakes by Hey There Cupcake left, Caking It Up right

There's no better way to fully customize your birthday cakes and wedding cakes than by hand-painting a personalized calligraphy message or name. Make it in gold and you couldn't be more on-trend! With Faye Cahill's tutorial on cake calligraphy from her newly published book, The Gilded Cake, here on … [Continue reading]

Cake Calligraphy Tutorial by Faye Cahill from The Gilded Cake

Cake Calligraphy Tutorial by Faye Cahill from The Gilded Cake

(This cake calligraphy tutorial is extracted with permission from The Gilded Cake by Faye Cahill, published by FW Media International and available to purchase here from Amazon). A. Transferring a pattern Before you can start to decorate, you’ll need to transfer your design onto a … [Continue reading]

Gumpaste English Rose Tutorial by Naomi Yamamoto

Gumpaste English Rose Tutorial by Naomi Yamamoto extracted from her book: Sugar Flowers - The Signature Collection

  (Extracted from Sugar Flowers: The Signature Collection by Naomi Yamamoto (£45.00, B. Dutton Publishing). Photography by Takeharu … [Continue reading]

Bas Relief Cakes

Bas relief cakes by Natasja Sadi, Cake Atelier Amsterdam

When cake artist Maggie Austin first introduced the world to the beauty of bas belief in cake decorating, admirers of her work kept to the alabaster … [Continue reading]

Stencilled Lace Wedding Cakes

Rose gold and pink wedding cake by Suzanne Esper, Craig & Eva Sanders Phot left, Designer Cake Co right

With the fabulous selection of cake stencils now on the market, it makes it super easy to create beautiful lace wedding cakes in a matter of minutes. … [Continue reading]

Cake Accents: Pearled Cake Tiers

Old world elegance with pearls and garden blooms by Jenna Rae Cakes

Strings of pearls have always been a classic design element on wedding cakes but for a truly opulent touch, a fully pearled cake tier is a magnificent … [Continue reading]

Antique Inspired Wedding Cakes

Jade green and gold antique inspired wedding cake by Sugar Couture Cupcakes and Cakes

For an old world style wedding venue, an antique inspired wedding cake lends an added air of grandeur to the proceedings. With so many scroll, … [Continue reading]

Sweet Pea Cakes

White sweet pea wedding cake by Willow & Bloom left, The Designer Cake Company right

The delicate petals and trailing tendrils of the sweet pea make it one of the prettiest flowers of early summer and just perfect to adorn a summer … [Continue reading]

Easter Surprises – Cakes, Cookies, Cupcakes & Decorated Eggs

Easter bunny cakes by Sweet and Saucy left and Cake Heart right

Easter cakes, cookies, cupcakes and decorated eggs - whether your family celebrates easter or not, the end of winter and the ushering in of spring is … [Continue reading]

Purple, Lilac & Lavender Wedding Cakes

Lilac and lace wedding cake by Amelie's Kitchen left, lilac and ruffles by Jenna Rae Cakes

Purples, lilac and lavenders - with lace or ruffles, with pinks or foliage - make for the quintessential summer wedding cake. With lots of different … [Continue reading]