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 fabulous garden flowers such as peonies, ranuncula and roses […]
How to make and decorate patisserie style cakes suitable for lots of different occasions. Plus recipes and tutorials for cookies, pies, treats and more!
Drippy, drizzle cakes are the rockstar cake of the moment for birthdays and special occasions and their influence is crossing over into the world of wedding cake design and styling. From refined, bridal styles decked out with pastel florals to full-on candy explosions, we have a selection of the hottest drippy wedding cakes to inspire […]
Buttercream is well and truly back with beautiful, botanical style piped buttercream flowers leading the revival in buttercream art. (Don’t miss Buttercream Flowers – Part 2 here.) Championed by the buttercream artistry of The Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes, Bona Ceri Floral Cakes, Eat Cake Be Merry, Miso Bakes & Erica O’Brien, the resurgence in […]
Giant cupcake cakes are one of the prettiest birthday treats with the added advantage of having a super fast turn-around time for busy decorators. In fact, there isn’t much decorating to do, as the shaped cupcake tin does most of the work, especially if you opt for an all-buttercream finish. Katie Hitchborn of Katie’s Cake […]
Rustic style “naked cakes” have been a huge hit for weddings, but now it’s the “half-dressed wedding cake” that’s set to take center stage. Just a thin scraping of buttercream or frosting around the sides of the cake is all it takes to create this slightly more dressed up version of the earlier naked cake […]