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Please Vote For Us

  Please consider voting for us as Best Retailer in the Cake Masters Awards 2018. Click here ➞ VOTE NOW Since the Cake Masters Awards was started we have won Best Retailer 3 times, all because of your generous support. Thank you. The reason we’re asking for votes is that this award category works differently to a lot of others in the Cake Masters Awards. This category is based purely on customer votes (most others are decided by judges). This is your chance to make your voice heard. We want... Read More


Edible Alternatives to Rolkem Super Gold

We have tested over 20 edible gold lustre dust to find an edible alternative to Rolkem Super Gold. From our comparisons, these are the top 3 that we think are closest (and maybe even prettier!) Roxy & Rich Highlighter Dust in Gold Roxy & Rich Highlighter Dust in Gold Sparkle Sugarflair Colours in Pure Gold (Rolkem Super Gold and Special Rose Gold have been subject to a Food Standards Agency (FSA) product recall and the FSA has now issued a Food Alert for Action for the entire Rolkem range, advising... Read More


Cake Sketching Templates

Whether you’re more of an artist in the kitchen or Picasso with a pencil, transferring your ideas from mind to paper is now a slice of cake! Avalon Yarnes of Cake & Cookie Planner has just introduced version 2.0 of her Cake Sketching Templates – and we just LOVE them! Now, when inspiration strikes, you can bring your ideas to life – and you can do so without spending hours at your desk, covered head to toe in eraser shavings! This provides you with more time for the important (and... Read More


New Pastel Airbrush Colours – Spectrum Flow

Go with the flow! Be the first to try Spectrum Flow’s new pastel colour range. Airbrushing has become an essential, allowing you to cover large areas of sugarpaste and create your own freehand designs both quickly and effortlessly. But of course, in order to create airbrushed masterpieces, you’re going to need the right equipment. Since 2011, Spectrum Flow has been providing our customers with exceptionally high-quality airbrush paints and equipment, ranging from water-based and ethanol-based colours, pearl and matt finishes, to airbrush pens and full machines and kits. Now, Spectrum... Read More



  Not ones to rest on their laurels, the team at THE SUGAR PASTE™ have been listening to feedback from sugar paste connoisseurs and have been elbow-deep in sugar, working to perfect their recipe – and they’ve done it! So what changes have been made? The Goal: • Make THE SUGAR PASTE™ stretchier, with a smooth velvet finish & longer working time. • Improve consistency between batches, meaning you get the same amazing product every time you order. The Method: • Introduce a new process which replicates a perfect product every time. • Purchase... Read More


Cake Lace Q&A

This week we did our first LIVE Q&A session on our Facebook page. The subject this week was Cake Lace and lots of you tuned in live to pick our brains about all things edible lace. We received a lot of interesting comments and really enjoyed the session – a huge thank you to everyone who took part and sent in some questions. If you missed the session, don’t fret, we’ve detailed all the questions and answers here. How do you colour Cake Lace? Cake Lace can be coloured with lustre... Read More


NEW Loyalty Scheme: Launch Weekend Celebration

We’ve created a loyalty scheme with spendable Cake Dec Coins to say ‘thank you’ to you for being an amazing customer.       You can earn 2 Cake Dec Coins for every £1 you spend online. When you redeem, 1 Cake Dec Coin is equivalent to 1p to spend. FAQs How do I join The Cake Decorating Co. Loyalty Scheme?
 Simply create an account on The Cake Decorating Co. website and you will automatically become a member of our program. If you already have an existing account with us, you do not need to... Read More

Katy Sue Mermaid Tail Mould 21/02/2018

FREE Katy Sue Mermaid Tail Mould

This week we have a very special offer for you… Buy 2 of 4 selected Katy Sue Seaside moulds and get the Mermaid Tail mould for FREE! The Mermaid Tail will automatically be added to qualifying orders, no need to add it to your basket. Choose from Beach Hut, Seahorses, Fish Seaweed & Coral and Seashells moulds to get your free gift. ➞ SHOP NOW Offer valid until midnight Thursday 1st February. FREE UK delivery over £40. This video shows you how to use your Mermaid Tail Katy Sue mould.      


Award Shortlist

  We were really pleased to start the year by being shortlisted for not one but TWO awards! Cake Decorating Heaven magazine has shortlisted us for: Best for Customer Service Most Innovative Product 2017 The product nomination is for Safety Seal which we launched and is transforming the way decorations are added to cakes by coating them in a food safe barrier. Previously non food-safe items can be dipped into Safety Seal before being inserted directly into your cake. No need for wrapping or posy pics. This opens up many creative placement opportunities as well as... Read More


11 New Photo Backdrop Designs

We know you love our photo backdrops (just look online for all the cakey images using #thebackdropdifference) so it’s about time we added more design so you can add to your collection and have a backdrop to suit all your cake colours and styles. 11 new designs have been added to the backdrop range and are available to buy now. Backdrops are printed vinyl backgrounds that make it easy to take professional looking photographs of your cakes. Whether you’re creating a portfolio and selling your cakes or just posting pictures on social media for friends... Read More