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 fondant-covered … [Read more...]

Customized Calligraphy Cakes

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 … [Read more...]

Graphic Art & Illustrated Cake Designs

  Graphic art and illustrated cake designs are one area where the artistically inclined cake decorator can really come into their own. From pop art and comic strip designs to cartoon style hand-drawings, we have them all this week to inspire your own graphic art cake … [Read more...]

A Great Idea for 2017….

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 of multi-award winning international cake artist, Liz Marek on The Sugar Geek Show, her fabulous online cake decorating school. Learn some of the … [Read more...]

Ballerina Cakes: Part 2

Following on from our Ballet Cakes Tutorials feature earlier this week and one of our most popular features ever, Ballerina Cakes: Part 1, we've a whole new selection of ballet cake designs here in Part 2 for younger little dancers right up to teenage ballerinas, beginning to our two exquisite … [Read more...]

Ballerina Cake Tutorials

Ballerina cakes are a perennial favourite for little girls' birthday parties and this week we've put together a selection of our favourite ballerina cake tutorials to help you design your own cake, starting with Cake Talk's exquisite ballet shoe cake tutorial above. Sugar Top Toppers have created … [Read more...]

Alice in Wonderland Cake Tutorials

Our Alice in Wonderland Cakes feature was one of most popular features of all time and with a number of wonderful tutorials having since appeared on the web, we've decided to put together a collection of our favourite Alice in Wonderland character tutorials. Starting with Just Cake It's Alice in … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Sports Cakes: Part 1

With Father's Day coming up next weekend we thought the timing was just right to showcase some of the most fabulous sports cakes from talented cake artists the world over for all those sports-mad dads. One of our all-time favourite sports cakes is Cuteology Cakes' outstanding baseball cake (above … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Sports Cakes: Part 2

Following on from Sports Cakes for Father's Day Part 1, in Part 2 we're looking a sports from across the pond in the UK and international favourites, starting with Leslie's Cakes fabulously designed cricket cake above decked out with sporting emblems and beautiful "etched-effect" hand drawings, … [Read more...]

Buttercream Flowers: Part 2

Flower garden cakes brimming full of exquisitely piped buttercream flowers are one of the most admired cake decorating styles of the moment, never failing to draw "oohs" and "aahs" for their amazingly life-like buttercream re-creations. While it may take a little practice, being able to pipe … [Read more...]