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 hues and design pairings, we have a super summer inspired selection for you this … [Continue reading]

How To Speed Up Ganaching & Frosting

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We all love getting to the decorating stage of cake making, but a sharp, crisp edge and smooth base is essential before we do so. One of the more frustrating aspects of cake making is coating and re-coating your cake with frosting or ganache until you get it just right. But now you can cut down … [Continue reading]

Graphic Art & Illustrated Cake Designs

Graphic art illustrated wedding cake designs London theme by Rachelle's Cake Designs

  Graphic art and illustrated cake designs are one area where the artistically inclined cake decorator can really come into their own. … [Continue reading]

Borders, Trims & Edging

Rose border wedding cake by Sweet Tiers AU left, bas relief edging wedding cake by Amelie's Kitchen right

Borders aren't just about adding a trim to the bottom edge of your cake tiers anymore - this year it's all about using pretty trims and edging to … [Continue reading]

Foliage & Greenery Decorated Wedding Cakes: Wedding Cake Trend 2017

Wedding cake with greenery by DeVoli Cakes, gumpaste foliage by Petalsweet right

Officially named the color shade of 2017, greenery is set to come to the fore in wedding cake decorating this year. Building on the existing woodland … [Continue reading]

Wedding Cakes Inspired by Geology – Marble, Agate, Geodes & Precious Metals

Marble wedding cake in grey and blush by Emily Hankins Cakes, A Thing Like That Photography

While marbled fondant might be the bane of decorators who missed a spot when mixing color through fondant, marble wedding cakes are definitely having … [Continue reading]

Edible Cake Stands

Edible cake stand with ornate gold detailing by De La Rosa Cupcakes

For an ultra elegant finishing touch to your wedding cake design, there is nothing quite like adding an ornate edible cake stand crafted from … [Continue reading]

Peach Wedding Cake Decorating Tutorial

peaches and gold stencilling tutorial by Emily Lael Aumiller from her book Pure Artistry

(Excerpted from Pure Artistry: Extraordinary Vegan and Gluten Free Cakes © 2016 by Emily Lael Aumiller of Lael Cakes. Reproduced by permission of … [Continue reading]

A Great Idea for 2017….

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This Christmas why not give yourself the gift of a wonderfully relaxing new year when the clamor for festive cakes dies down, and enjoy the tutelage … [Continue reading]

Christmas Cakes, Cookies & Confections

Chocolate drip christmas cake by Marianne Stewart via Cakes and Sugarcraft left, Peggy Porschen right

The chocolate drip cake has been one of the biggest cake hits of this year and its fun, whimsical look has made its way into christmas cake decorating … [Continue reading]