Floral Patterned Lace Cakes

floral lace cakes by Lina Veber Cakes

The love affair with lace continues for brides this season and next with lace wedding cakes being the top wedding cake trend again for 2014/15 brides. Beautiful lace effects can be created on cake in lots of different ways including lace piping, lace applique, stencilled lace and with edible … [Read more...]

Polka Dot Cakes

polka dot wedding cakes by Hall of Cakes UK left and Sophisticakes Falmouth,UK right

A polka dot design is one of the prettiest and simplest cake decorations and works for lots of different occassions and styles of cakes, whether contemporary or vintage. We have two fabulous polka dot wedding cakes above in pretty pastels by Hall of Cakes UK (left) and Sophisticakes of … [Read more...]

Stained Glass Cake Tutorial from Lily Vanilli

stained glass cake tutorial by Lily Vanilli

When it comes to funky baking ideas, Sweet Tooth by Lily Vanilli is a stand-out baking book. Packed full of beautiful baked goods each with an artistic twist - a trademark of Lili Vanilli's yummy, sumptuous confectionery that makes it a renowned London cake establishment. From brand new baked … [Read more...]

Pinwheel Cakes

pinwheel cake ombre cake in teal by Butter Hearts Sugar photo by Enchanted Empire

Pinwheel cakes are one of the prettiest cake trends around at the moment, especially for summer parties - and they are so simple to create, whether it's a pinwheel cake topper or a pinwheel side design for your cake. Our beautiful featue cake above in teal ombre is by Australian blogger, Kara … [Read more...]

Cake Style: Customised Cake Boards

covered cake boards and cakes by Daantjes Taarten left and The Designer Cake Co. right

To really give your cakes that extra touch of chic, then check out the amazing finishing touch Daantjes Taarten and The Designer Cake Company give their cake designs above (left and right, respectively) with exquisite customised cake boards to complement the overall design. It's an almost … [Read more...]

Baby Shoes & Tutorials

baby shoes cakes by Elegantly Iced, NY left and via Pinterest right

Baby shoes and booties double as one of the cutest and quickest cake decorations for a baby welcome cake or christening cake, so it's always handy to have a few cute little pairs made in advance to have on standby. Some of the most adorable designs include the fabulous bow-tied pair of Mary … [Read more...]

Swiss Roll Art Tutorial

patterned swiss rolls by Junko, swiss roll art, deco roll cakes

Swiss roll art has taken the baking world by storm, thanks to the creativity of Japanese baking blogger, JUNKO. With the publication of her book, Deco Roll Cakes, Junko shares with us the secrets of her eye-catching cake artistry, including her fantastic selection of patterned templates. Swiss rolls … [Read more...]

Baby Bag Cake Tutorial by CherylShuen

baby bag tutorial from Step by Step Cake Decorating by CherylShuen

Leading Singapore cake designer, CherylShuen has delighted her international fans with the publication of her first book, Step-by-Step Cake Decorating Cheryl's book is perfect for the beginner cake decorator with simple instructions covering the basic techniques of cake decorating, but is also … [Read more...]

The New Naked Cake – The “Half Dressed” Cake

crumb coated naked cakes by linda lomelino.se left and by Beth Kirby via Local Milk (coconut tres leche cake)

Rustic style "naked cakes" were a huge hit for weddings this past year, but this summer it's the "Half-Dressed Cake" that's set to take centre stage - the crumb coated version of the "naked cake". (See more naked wedding cake design inspiration in our feature: Naked Cakes - Woodsy & … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Cakes

mother's day cakes by Fancy Cakes by Linda left and by Cotton and Crumbs right

Mother's Day is the perfect excuse to make a beautiful vintage style floral cake to spoil your Mum or Gran with a luxurious afternoon tea.  The fabulous pale blue and pink Mother's Day cake above left (by Ceri Badham of Fancy Cakes by Linda) features a delicate stencilled lace side design for an … [Read more...]