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Pink Iced Swiss Meringue Buttercream Cake 04/02/2021
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What’s The Difference Between American, Swiss & Italian Buttercream?

Buttercream – a cake artist’s best friend! But do you know your Swiss Meringue from your American? With a handful of exciting new products on the market that make Swiss Meringue Buttercream a breeze, we wanted to address one of our frequently asked questions: Which buttercream is best for me?! Here, we’ll be covering the top 3 buttercream options: American Buttercream, Swiss Meringue Buttercream and Italian Meringue Buttercream. You’ll be a Buttercream Boss in a swish of your whisk! Be sure to browse our huge range of buttercreams available here.... Read More

29/10/2020

Top Tips For Postable Success!

We’ve designed the perfect postable pod/cupcake box duo for sending your delicious homemade cupcakes in the post! So whether you’re baking a gift for a long-distance relative, or a sweet and sugary pick-me-for a friend, why not have it delivered straight to their front door? Our Postable Cupcake Pods have been specially designed to protect your cupcakes in transit, but be sure to check out our top tips for some extra-added peace of mind!   Test Your Frosting Make sure your frosting is secure to your cupcake. A good way... Read More

16/10/2020

Orange Spice and Everything Nice!

‘Tis almost the season to be jolly, which is a good excuse as any for some yummy and festively spiced treats! We thought we’d share some delicious recipes including one of our favourite Choc Shots from Sweet Freedom – orange spice! Not a fan of this autumn favourite? You can substitute any of Sweet Freedom’s award-winning Choc Shots! Chocolate Orange Bliss Balls Great fun to make with all the family for a tasty treat after dinner! Makes 8 Balls, 1 Hour Ingredients • 100g oats • 2 tbsp coconut flour... Read More

09/10/2020

20 Spooky Bakes To Recreate At Home

We know Halloween is all about the sweets and chocolate, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have your cake and eat it, too. We’ve put together some of our favourite Halloween bakes to treat little ghouls this year, so you can recreate these spooky delights at home. 1. Marshmallow Cobwebs Some cakey genius on the interwebs thought up the idea of melting marshmallows to use as cobwebs, and now it’s an on-trend Halloween cake MUST. Simply melt in the microwave, pop on some protective gloves and stretch around your already-iced... Read More

02/10/2020

Boo-It-Yourself: 7 Fun Ideas for Halloween At Home

  This year is a tricky one for sure, but Halloween hasn’t ghosted us yet. If you’re not feeling a socially-distanced trick-or-treating sesh, why not celebrate Halloween at home? We’ve compiled some ideas to keep your spirits high this Halloween, with lots of fun activities and ideas for the little ones over half term – plenty including cake and sweet treats, of course! 1. Halloween Scavenger Hunt Send your little monsters on a Halloween mission, with tasty treats hidden along the way. Whether it’s sweets and chocolate, spooktacular cupcakes, frightfully... Read More

15/09/2020

Cake Pop Crazy: 10 Recipe Ideas for Every Occasion

Talk about the perfect party treat – cake pops are super easy to make and great for any special event or casual get-together. We’ve compiled some of our favourite cake pop recipes and designs that are sure to inspire endless events and occasions in need of cakey goodness. Classic Chocolate Cake Pops There’s just something about eating a decorative, bite-sized dessert on a stick that is so fun, and with this simple chocolate-covered vanilla sponge and buttercream option, it’s super easy too! Perfect for beginners, and ideal for any occasion.... Read More

15/07/2020

A Piz-za Cake! Literally…

Introducing the latest trend in the cake decorating universe… Chocolate Pizzas! Pizza, in chocolate form, need we say anything else? It’s all the rage right now, swapping out the bread dough for a chocolate base and replacing the pepperoni and cheese with delicious chocolate drizzles and edible sprinkles. Made by hand in, our entire range of chocolate pizzas all offer a signature base of solid Belgian chocolate in either milk, dark or white varieties, topped with a selection of delicious ingredients from brownie biscuits to jelly beans, and then finished... Read More

16/06/2020

Let us introduce… Sweet Freedom!

Self-confessed chocolate spread junkie? Got a sweet tooth that just won’t quit? We are thrilled to welcome Sweet Freedom to the Cake Dec Family. You should never feel guilty for indulging in your sweeter side and with Sweet Freedom, you don’t have to!   It has quickly become a holy grail product amongst the vegans in the office, we are so excited to share this plant-based, earth-friendly brand that is suitable for everyone with a sweet tooth! What is Sweet Freedom?  Sweet Freedom makes healthy taste GREAT. Their range of chocolate... Read More

01/06/2020

No Eggs? No Flour? No Problem!

If you’re feeling the urge to bake, or have a hankering for something sweet, there’s nothing worse than lacking the essential ingredients needed for a quality cake. I mean seriously, what could be more soul-destroying than putting the oven on pre-heat, fastening your apron, and then discovering you used the last of the eggs on yesterday’s cheeky pancake breakfast? But don’t fret! We’ve put together some absolute life-savers of cake mixes, with some delectable and luxurious flavours that are sure to whisk you away. And you only need water and... Read More

01/04/2020
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Smug As A Mug With A Cake

You may be fully stocked on the essentials, and so you should be during such unprecedented times, but if you’re feeling as though your options are limited when you get a sweet tooth, you’re not alone! That’s why we’ve compiled some of our favourite recipes for mug cakes!  With a mug cake, you can indulge your chocolate cravings with the most basic of ingredients, and it only takes a minute to make. It’s the perfect solution for an after-dinner treat with the kids, especially with a Disney+ and Chill!  ... Read More