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Faye Cahill Lustre Dusts: Colour Breakdown

  Faye Cahill’s range of lustre dusts make for incredible finishing touches for various cake designs, specialising in soft blush pastel tones and shimmering metallic sheen. They’re perfect for adding some shine to wedding cake designs but also so many other occasions with a selection of 26 colours to choose from. These lustre dusts can be applied to your cake by simply dusting with a brush in dry form, or can be mixed with alcohol, rejuvenator spirit or lemon extract to create a paint. The paint can even be diluted... Read More


Marble Effect Masonite Boards

  It’s not all about the cake. No, really. We mean it! If you’ve spent hours perfecting your cake masterpieces, you want to present them to the highest standard possible! This includes the finest details, right down to the cake board. Our new marble effect masonite boards finish your beautiful cake designs off perfectly, with a stylish and elegant touch. Available in black or white, both designs present a much more high quality and professional finish compared to the standard silver or white foil finishes, wouldn’t you agree? These boards... Read More



  Introducing the brand new revolutionary baking solution, BoxBake! BoxBake is a flatpack ‘pop-up’ baking tin, made from a rigid corrugated card with an inner laminate baking surface. It’s quick and easy to assemble and is 100% oven-safe, food-grade and recyclable. Pre-lined with professional dimensions and incredibly strong and sturdy, BoxBake can handle any cake type, from the lightest sponges to the heaviest of fruitcakes. They also save lots of time and effort where washing up and putting away is concerned, and leaves you with plenty of cupboard space for... Read More


Wedding Cake Inspiration

  It’s almost wedding season – the best time of year in the world of cake decorating. We can’t wait to see all of the gorgeous tiered masterpieces uploaded to social media, but until then, we wanted to share some of our favourite designs we’ve come across so far – enough to inspire some beautiful replicas.   Embossing Embossing is a massive trend this wedding season and we’re expecting to see endless floral themed embossed beauties.  This gorgeous design below was made by Teresa’s Sweet Creations using Katy Sue’s brand new... Read More


The Perfect Cake Stands for Wedding Season

  Present your cakes to a beautiful and professional standard, using one of these stunning cake stands – as seen on Great British Bake Off! The beauties combine elegance with practicality. Not only do they look stunning, they’re also incredibly strong, being able to support tiered cakes of up to 100lbs! And, despite the substantial weight these stands can hold, they’re super lightweight – it’s never been easier than ever to transport your cakes to wedding venues, parties and other events. What we love most about these stands is that... Read More


Luxury Chocolate Cake Drip

  It’s never been easier to perfect that gorgeous drip effect that is all the rage right now! Luxury Cake Drip comes in a handy squeezy bottle fitted with a piping nozzle, making it easier than ever to create drip icing. Simply squeeze around the top edges of your cake and watch the thick chocolatey substance drizzle down the sides of your cake. Luxury Cake Drip is available in both milk chocolate and white chocolate flavours, both consisting of a luxuriously rich chocolate taste so your cakes can both look... Read More


King Pin is Back!

  The ultimate life-saver of a baking tool is finally back in stock. It’s been a long time coming but it’s well worth the wait! The King Pin Rolling Pin has been specially designed to alleviate the pressure placed on the arms and wrists when rolling sugarpaste or dough. It’s the perfect tool for busy cake artists, bakers with arthritis or injuries, or those who simply want to take some of the hard work out of rolling fondant and sugarpaste. The first thing you may notice is the price tag,... Read More


Confetti Cake Balloon Kits

  A massive trend this year, these brand new confetti balloons are blowing up all over the cake decorating universe – and it’s easy to see why! These striking confetti balloons make a super stylish finishing touch to any celebration cake, making them a bold and eye-catching centrepiece on all dessert tables and party buffets! What makes them so unique is the confetti stored within the balloon – it adds a shimmering and vibrant splash of colour to your finished cakes – perfect for birthdays, baby showers, christenings, Father’s Day,... Read More


Smartflex Velvet – New Colour Range

    Your favourite sugarpaste is now available in 9 different colours, catering for all of your colourful cake decorating needs. The range now includes: White (Original), Black, Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, Brown, Baby Pink and Baby Blue. Smartflex Velvet is a premium quality sugarpaste that produces a smooth and silky finish, without the likelihood of cracking, tearing or the appearance of pesky ‘elephant skin’. It’s also incredibly flexible and rolls super thin, making it the perfect choice for both covering cakes, modelling and using in moulds. It’s also incredibly... Read More


Our Favourite Backdrops for Wedding Season

  Spring is in full swing and you know what that means – wedding bells galore! With wedding season coming up, we’re expecting to see tiers and tiers of gorgeous cakey masterpieces, from the most classic floral designs to rustic summer-inspired creations. Now, what better way is there to show off all your hard work than with one of our photography backdrops? With a backdrop, you can display your most treasured designs to a professional standard that is perfect for sharing on your company website, social media, in portfolios and more... Read More