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...]

Monogram Cake Toppers: Rustic & Floral

Pretty cake toppers can add wonderful extra height and dimension to a single tier cake and a monogram cake topper brings an extra degreee of personalization that makes a cake that extra bit special. Rustic style cake toppers are definitely flavour of the moment with a simple but superbly effect … [Read more...]

Communion Cakes & Confirmation Cakes

First Holy Communion and the sacrament of Confirmation are two big occasions in the lives of children of the Catholic faith world-wide and their celebratory cakes are becoming more and more lavish as cake decorating art develops. Indeed, little girls often endearingly see their First Holy Communion … [Read more...]

Sugar Models – Full of Character

Most cake artists will agree that sugar artistry has come on leaps and bounds in the past few years.  With so much new talent coming into the arena, a whole new sense vibrancy has been injected into the art of sugarcraft and nowhere is this more apparent than in the highly skilled area of sugar … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Cake Tutorial

To create a super cute Mother's Day cake for this weekend, Laura Dodimead of Cakey Bakes, Surrey shares with us her tutorial for her pink ombre cake and sugar model family above. You will need the following edible items: Round sponge cake 15cm (6”) 250g (8 ¾ oz) vanilla buttercream 700g … [Read more...]

Bride & Groom Cake Toppers

Sugar-crafted bride and groom wedding cake toppers continue to be hugely popular with young couples getting married and go really well with novelty style wedding cakes or funky designs.  Aside from the classic sugar-crafted style cake toppers, "peg-style" cake toppers are also very much on-trend at … [Read more...]

Cake Toppers & Tutorials – Part 1

Making figure model cake toppers can seem like a daunting task for new cake decorators but with a bit of practice, it soon becomes a rewarding and enjoyable skill and one you'll put to lots of use in your cake decorating. Starting out, learn the basics of cake topper modelling from the experts, … [Read more...]