Blog: Cake Help

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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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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10 cake hacks every decorator should know

Life hack: noun, informal. A strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one’s time and daily activities in a more efficient way. Cake hack: noun, informal. As above, but...
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How to design a cake from scratch

Ever wondered what the actual process is in setting about designing a cake from scratch? We picked Paul's brains to find out how he goes about making his marvellous creations -...
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Cake decorating 101: fixing problems

Even the most experienced of cake decorators can run into problems now and then. We decided to pick Paul's brains on some of the most common problems you're likely to face when...
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How to make a gravity defying cake – 8 simple tips!

Who needs gravity, right? Nope, not us. We love gravity defying cakes - they have bucket loads of wow factor. However, nobody said defying gravity was going to be easily. Luckily,...
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Can We Use IPA in Cake Decorating?

In this guest blog post, Howard (hubby to the lovely madeitwithlove), discussed what we really need to know about IPA. So it turns out that his super helpful ganache charts ...
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