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13/03/2020

Eco Cake Cards

Completely biodegradable, our Eco Cake Cards are not only environmentally-friendly but also perfect to use as a base for fruit cakes and sponge tiers, typically used in between individual layers of stacked cakes. These eco cake cards are a great alternative and replacement for poly-coated cake cards, being completely free of plastic content. Strong and sturdy, these cards are approximately 1mm thick and superb for their intended use. They’re also grease/moisture resistant, microwavable, freezer-proof and oven-proof. ✔ 100% Food Approved ✔ 100% Recyclable ✔ 100% Biodegradable ✔ 100% Compostable ✔... Read More

10/03/2020

Happy Sprinkles Boxes

If you’re a big fan of the bright and colourful, then we have the sprinkles for you! These brand new sprinkle boxes consist of a beautiful mixture of Happy Sprinkles in all their glory. They include ten separate sprinkle/non-pareil compartments so you can easily mix and match as you please and get more glamour for your buck! With four different variations available, there is a mix to suit every cake design possible, with some of your main favourites like Mermaid Secret, Dancing Queen and metallics rods and pearls.   Pick... Read More

26/02/2020

Steribac

  Keep your cake decorating areas and surfaces pristine with this brand new anti-bac kitchen surface cleaner, Steribac! Steribac is a powerful, non-tainting, food-safe surface cleaner and degreaser that is perfect for bakers, cake artists and anyone who handles and prepares food for the public on a regular basis.  Killing 99.999% of bacteria, including MRSA and E.coli, Steribac is perfect for the food industry, whether it’s for use at home or in a bakery or restaurant. It’s also environmentally friendly! What makes Steribac a huge competitor amongst its range is... Read More

12/02/2020

Let’s Avo-Cuddle!

  Vicky, from The Yellow Bee Cake Company, is a multi-award winning Cake Artist and Teacher from Basingstoke, Hampshire. In 2019 Vicky was named one of the UK Top Ten cake artists by Cake Masters magazine. She creates tutorials for Cakes and Sugarcraft, Cake Masters and Cake Decoration and Sugarcraft magazines. Vicky’s first book “Making Sugar Models” is out now, available from all good stockists. To share the love in time for Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d post one of Vicky’s tutorials, showing you how to create a pair of... Read More

12/02/2020

Red Hot Sale 2020

  To make sure you’re feeling the love this Valentine’s Day, we’re offering a special range of discounts with our annual Red Hot Sale! Until 11:59pm Thursday 20th February. you can earn up to 12.5% off all* items on the website. *Excludes Agbay and sale items. Please also note that each code can only be used once per customer and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers. You must be logged into your account to get your discount. How to get your discount: Log into your account on our website... Read More

28/01/2020

FAQ: E127

What is E127? E127, also known as, Erythrosine or Red Dye #3. is a cherry-pink/red synthetic coal tar dye, commonly found in sweets, bakery, glace cherries, chocolate, sprinkles, cake decorating gels and other edible goods. Is E127 legal? Although still approved in the US, E127 is an illegal edible ingredient in the UK/EU and banned from use in edible products. Why is E127 banned in the UK? Associations have been made between E127 and hyperactive behavioural disorders in children, causing a negative effect on activity and attention. Not only that,... Read More

20/01/2020
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FAQ: Are Edible Ink Cartridges Truly Edible?

As a cake decorator, you’re probably already familiar with the diverse range of possibilities when it comes to edible ink, from edible marker pens to airbrush paints. But, are you fully aware of the dangers that could arise if you overlook your use of edible ink cartridges?  To ensure our cartridge and printers are used correctly, and therefore safely, we have put together some of our most frequently asked questions, in order to aid you on your edible printing quests. What are edible ink cartridges? Edible ink cartridges work just... Read More

15/01/2020

Floating Cake Separators

  One of our new favourites to come through Cake Dec HQ this week was our new range of Floating Cake Separators. Now, you can create the most magical-looking cakes, with floating cake tiers! Well, kind of.  With the illusion of floating comes a show-stopping masterpiece in which your cake is the life of the party, starting conversations among guest and catching eyes as they enter the room. In fact, these revolutionary cake stands will transform the way you display your cakes, taking them to an entirely new level.  How... Read More

02/01/2020

2020 Cake Decorating Trends

  Happy New Decade, cake decorators! We trust you all had a wonderful Christmas, covered head to toe in icing sugar with plenty of sweet treats to devour! Just in case you’ve got a touch of the January Blues, we wanted to get you excited for all the upcoming cakey trends expected this year. With 2020 comes brand new and creative ways of cake decorating, from perfectly imperfect fault lines to new flavours to watch out for.   Metallics It seems to be a trend that never gets old, but... Read More

18/12/2019

Christmas Tree Cake with Spectrum Flow

Ben Cullen, a.k.a. The BakeKing has been fulfilling his Christmas elf duties over the past couple of weeks, creating an incredible Christmas Tree cake that you can follow step-by-step. Imagine seeing this beauty take pride of place of your Christmas buffet table! To start, Ben layers his sponge cake with chocolate frosting and carves his cake to form a basic Christmas Tree shape, before covering it entirely in chocolate frosting.  Once fully covered, he uses Product Excellence Award Winner, THE SUGAR PASTE, to create sugarpaste leaves to apply to the... Read More