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 wedding cake or celebration cake. Learn how to make this exquisite sugar flower with Jacqueline Butler's brilliant gumpaste sweet pea tutorial in her … [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 the perfect excuse for a party with cakes and goodies decorated with spring chicks, bouncing bunnies and chocolate eggs. Let the party … [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]

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 … [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]