The Cake Decorating Co. | Blog

07/11/2019

Fun Fonts!

  Emboss your cakes with personalised messages with the Fun Fonts Embossing Collection from PME. Adding that personal touch to your cakes couldn’t be easier! Ideal for absolutely any occasion, this embossing set allows you to stamp your cakes with your own bespoke messages. The set contains 26 uppercase and 26 lowercase letters in an elegant font that adds a touch of class to your messages. The Fun Fonts Embossing Collection is extremely easy to use: simply add the letters to the stamp and push into your cake. See how... Read More

25/10/2019

Product Excellence Award – Finalists!

  It’s our favourite time of the year, we’re up to our elbows in sugarpaste, preparing for cakes shows all around, from ExCel’s Cake & Bake Show to NEC’s Cake International – and of course, The Cake Master’s Awards! This year, The Cake Master’s Awards pays tribute to the usual major categories, Best Retailer, Best Cake Artist, as well as new ones that include The People’s Choice Award (sponsored by us!) and the brand new Product Excellence Award (with both edible and non-edible categories). And we’re thrilled to discover that... Read More

18/10/2019

Halloween Pumpkin Cake… with Spectrum Flow!

Ben Cullen, a.k.a. The BakeKing has been flaunting his love for Halloween this week, showing off some mad skills with his incredible Halloween Pumpkin Cake. To start off, Ben carves his cake into shape, creating a large pumpkin-esque sphere, before covering the entire thing in chocolate buttercream/ganache. After letting the chocolate set, he carves a face into it and again covers in chocolate. Next, Ben covers the cake in sugarpaste, using THE SUGAR PASTE™, coloured with a splash of Spectrum Flow’s Lemon Yellow Water-Based Paint. Once covered, a modelling tool... Read More

10/10/2019
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Zoe Clark: ‘Bluebell’ Lace Applique

  Cake International 2019 is quickly approaching, and we wanted to share a quick taster of one of our proud sponsorships! Zoe Clark of Zoe Clark Cakes has produced this stunning three-tiered cake design on behalf our the wedding collaboration for Cake International.  If you haven’t heard about it, this fabulous collaboration features cakes inspired by dresses, designed by award-winning dress designer Ian Stuart. There are around 40 different cakes as a part of this collaboration, all of which can be seen at Cake International in November. The collaboration will be... Read More

09/10/2019

Happy Sprinkles!

After showing off our new selection of sprinkles at The Cake and Bake Show over the weekend with a special discounted show price, we also wanted to treat our online customers!  You were filling your baskets over the weekend and juggling around the different designs, deciding which ones to buy. Luckily enough for you guys, we’re doing an offer of any 3 pots for £15! That should help narrow down some favourites! With over 20 different mixes to choose from, our Happy Sprinkles range has a design for every cakey... Read More

02/10/2019

A Free Gift, Just For You!

For this week only we’re offering a free gift with various spend totals, and you even get to choose your gift! Browse through our gift category to see the huge range of products on offer for different price bands. Then, once you’ve decided on your free gift, simply add it to your basket as you normally would. Once you’ve reached your total spend, your item will automatically become free! YELLOW = Free when spending £50 – £99.99 GREEN = Free when spending £100 – £149.99 BLUE = Free when spending... Read More

27/09/2019

Professional Micro Liner Brushes

    These  2-in-1 Micro Liner and Round Brush duos have been specially designed with artists in mind, ensuring the most professional and show-stopping cake art. Designed with both amateur and professional cake artists in mind, these brushes feature the finest tips to bring incredible precision to detail painting. They’re perfect for painting the most intricate details on your cakes where accuracy is vital. They’re especially good for detailing sculpted faces, including fine hair, eyebrows and eyelashes. Beautifully made, these brushes are also a pleasure to use. With the light... Read More

16/09/2019

Cake International 2019!

  The World’s Greatest Cake Show returns with the most groundbreaking displays, the wildest competition entries and the most famous cake stars from around the world!  Come along and hone your skills with workshops and demos, discover the latest trends in the cake decorating universe, browse in awe at hundreds of competition cakes as they’re judged, and make the most of the world’s biggest cake shop with hundreds of stands to satisfy a sweet fix! You’ll also be able to see on stage demos and meet some of your favourite... Read More

11/09/2019
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How To: Use Simpress Moulds On Tall Cakes

  We all know how Marvelous Molds’ simpress moulds can completely transform your cake tiers with their stunning range of designs, but did you know you can also use them to decorate tall cake tiers?  Even though your average simpress mould measures approximately 7” x 4”, the majority of cake decorators tend to gravitate towards using the mould horizontally. But, Chef Dominic has been kind enough to demonstrate just how easy it is to cover cakes taller than 4” high. See how it’s done in the video demonstration, or take... Read More

10/09/2019
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How To Use Julia Usher’s Stencils

  Julia Usher is a world-renowned sugar artist known for her work in 3D cookies. Her range of stencils are the perfect answer to creating intricate designs on your cookies. Julia’s stencils allow you to layer designs on top of one another to create beautiful, intricate designs. Use your airbrush to colour separate areas of the stencil and create these beautiful effects. With Dynamic Duos™, you’re getting double the fun! That’s because each design consists of two sets – one with backgrounds and another with messages and frames. These sets can... Read More