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Jan Berry’s Baking – How to Make Lemon Curd

Lemond Curd Recipe Who doesn't love delicious lemon curd? With it's bright and zingy taste our homemade recipe is sure to tickle your taste buds. Lemon curd makes a wonderful...
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Jan Berry’s Baking – Elderflower Cordial Recipe

Janet Berry, a baking and sugarcraft floral expert, is sharing her recipe for elderflower cordial with Cake Life, the perfect accompaniment with her lemon curd cake! Elderflower...
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GDPR changes- What Cake Business owners need to know!

by David Brice - Pro Membership Tutor GDPR - Why the change Whether you like it or not everyone operating with customers based within the European Union (EU) must comply with the...
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How much should I charge for my cakes?

One of the biggest questions that face any professional or hobbyist cake decorator who wants to sell their work is how much should I charge a customer for a cake? In this article,...
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Goal Setting:  Getting the most out of your cake business.

The new-year is now well under way.  All the left over chocolates have been eaten and it’s time to look forward to what we want for our business, for this year. It’s time to...
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Wedding Cakes Hints and Tips Part Two!

Enjoy Part Two of our feature on "Wedding Gowns Through The Ages" - the display at Cake International Alexandra Palace spring show 2017. Catch up with Wedding Cakes Hints and Tips...
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Cake Trends 2018: Ben’s Trend Report

With Christmas and New Year now a distant memory and we head towards spring, many artists are busy designing and working on their 2018 cakes. Ben Fullard has put pen to paper and...
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Wedding Cakes Hints and Tips!

If you're busy planning your wedding cake designs for 2018, take a look at our hints and tips on this feature. Cake Life asked a selection of the artists from "Wedding Gowns...
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Isomalt Black Magic tier by Bloom Cakery

Anna Astashkina is the creator of Bloom Cakery (bloomcakery.com) and she is completely  self-taught. Anna was born and raised in Russia and after moving to USA 3 years ago, found...
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Airbrushing Tips by Emma Ball

Airbrushing Tips by Emma Ball Emma Ball is a multi-gold award winning artist and owner of Emma-Lou Cakes, Manchester and is about to share some key tips to get an amazing...
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How to secure a cake dummy with Mish Pattinson

How to secure a cake dummy... You may find that covering or icing a cake dummy with sugarpaste or fondant can sometimes be more difficult than covering an actual cake! But why is...
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Pricing Your Cakes | Free Pro Mini Lesson

Charging properly for your cakes is the difference between success and failure, or in other words profit or loss. Pricing cakes is a topic that comes up again and again as it's so...
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