Quick & Easy Gumpaste Dahlia Tutorial

Quick & Easy Gumpaste Dahlia Tutorial

Save so much time creating pretty dahlias with this super easy gumpaste dahlia tutorial. The size of the finished flower is approximately 3.5-4 inches/9-10cm. It uses the FMM Dahlia Cutter (pictured below) but this method may work with other cutters such a sunflower … [Continue reading]

Winter Wedding Cake Design: Part 1

Frosted Flowers & Winter blooms Adding a touch of sparkle to your sugar flowers gives an unmistakable winter beauty to your wedding cake design. The Wild Orchid Baking Company's pastel winter wedding cake showcases this beautifully (image by Mark Davidson Photography). You can use a choice … [Continue reading]

Winter Wedding Cake Design: Part 2

winter wedding cake designs by Maggie Austin left and The White Cakery right

Snow & Ice Effects Icicles make a great a side design on a winter wedding cake, but look amazing when they are suspended from the cake. You can … [Continue reading]

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 … [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 … [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]