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08/02/2022

How To Make Cakesicles

Cakesicles – a popsicle in cakey form – it’s the best of both worlds! Cakesicles are all the rage right now in the cake decorating universe, and a fun twist on your regular cake pops. What’s not to love? A great way to use leftover cake layers and frosting, cakesicles see that nothing goes to waste – and they’re so easy to make! You Will Need: Cakesicle Mould Chocolate/Candy Melts Cakesicle Sticks Sprinkles (optional) Gold Leaf (optional) How To Make Cakesicles First thing you’ll be needing is a silicone cakesicle... Read More

01/02/2022
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How To Make Buttermilk

I don’t know about you, but buttermilk is an absolute saviour in the kitchen, and yet it’s one of those ingredients we’re forever forgetting to add to our shopping lists. Luckily it’s super easy to make at home with just two simple ingredients. After this quick tutorial, if the mood should strike, you’ll always have buttermilk handy to whip up a batch of sweet-somethings! What is buttermilk? Traditionally, buttermilk refers to sour liquid leftover after churning homemade butter. Naturally, and contrary to the name, it’s non-fatty and gives off a... Read More

25/01/2022
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Easy Lemon Drizzle Recipe

Whether it’s a birthday, family event, or a relaxed baking Sunday, this lemon cake recipe is perfect for all. Packed full of zesty lemony goodness, and topped with a sweet lemon drizzle, this cake will have everybody coming back for seconds. For this recipe, you’ll need the following ingredients: Ingredients 175g caster sugar 175g self-raising flour 175g butter (softened) 100g granulated sugar 3 eggs 2 lemons 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract Method 1. Preheat the oven to 180c 2. Beat the eggs, with the flour, caster sugar,... Read More

18/01/2022
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How To Make Cake Flour

Flour – an absolute staple for any baker’s kitchen, whether you’re an occasional hobbyist or cakey expert at work. But have you ever gotten halfway through a baking session, before realising you’ve stocked up on every flour except the specialty flour your current recipe demands? Yes, we’re talking about Cake Flour. We’ve all been there. A flour we often forget to keep on hand, yet as we explore more and more recipes in our baking journey, it’s an ingredient that tends to make an appearance more and more. Luckily, it’s... Read More

16/11/2021

How To Decorate A Lambeth Cake

The Lambeth method dates back to the 1930s, named after Joseph Lambeth who was known for championing this ornate style of cake decorating. But despite the methods being almost 100 years old, many of today’s social-media savvy bakers are breathing life into these old-school techniques! That’s right, Lambeth cakes are IN, and there’s no sign of them going anywhere! What is a Lambeth Cake? Lambeth cakes use a royal icing over-piping technique to create intricate depth using lots of layers of icing. Often referred to as ‘overpiping’, it’s easy to... Read More

13/10/2021

How To Make Easy Halloween Cupcakes

It’s our favourite time of year, the leaves are starting to turn shades of orange, we’re ready to crank the heating up and get cosy, and of course Bake Off is back on our TV screens – it’s officially Autumn!  Autumn also brings the spooky season, and we think Halloween is the perfect excuse to get baking. Any excuse right?! From cute and cool Halloween Cakes, to show-stopping witchy creations, we’ve loved seeing everyone’s Halloween-themed bakes on Instagram and we thought we’d put together a guide to help you join... Read More

29/09/2021
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How To Make The Perfect Victoria Sponge Cake

Looking to make the perfect Victoria Sponge Cake? Look no further! Cake artist extraordinaire, Verity Jane has shared her own personal go-to Victoria Sponge recipe, and trust us, it’s perfect! A Victoria Sponge Cake is a delicate, spongy cake with a uniform crumb that is made with eggs, sugar, and flour as the main ingredients – complete with buttercream filling and strawberry jam. You can also watch the process and follow along step-by-step with Verity’s video tutorial: This recipe makes a tall 7″ Vanilla Sponge Cake Ingredients FOR THE SPONGE:... Read More

14/09/2021

How To Make A Halloween Lambeth Cake

Halloween is creeping up on us, (seasonal pun intended), meaning our cakey social feeds are about to be consumed by spooky bakes and horrifyingly delicious treats. We can’t wait! But being one of our favourite times of the year, we’re jumping straight in with this fabulous Halloween cake by Liz from @loveisbakeable Halloween is the perfect opportunity to get creative in the kitchen, any opportunity right?! Whether it’s baking with the kids, creating spooky cute cakes, or cake pops, we’ve got you covered with Halloween cake ideas with this easy... Read More

20/08/2021

‘Tropical Vibes’ Watermelon Cake Tutorial by Emily Coyle

Say a big watermelon sugar ‘hi’ to this fabulous cake design by Emily Coyle of Cake Cream. Emily has kindly shared with us her step-by-step guide so you can recreate your own version and get the ultimate tropical vibes in cakey form this summer! Step 1: Cake Cream Ingredients Needed 200g Cake Cream (Swiss Meringue Buttercream) 200g 125ml Warm Water 227g Softened Butter Instructions 1. Add your Cake Cream and warm water to a mixer with a whisk attachment and mix at high speed. 2. Whisk till thickened then add... Read More

19/07/2021

Edible Fabric Ruffle Tutorial with Ginger Bear Bakery

In this tutorial, Zoe Rees from @gingerbearbakery shows us how to create beautiful ruffles out of wafer paper. You will need: Multi-Purpose Edible Fabric Mix 78g White Wafer Paper – Set of 12 x A4 Sheets PME Circle Cutters – Set of 3 Sizes Colour Mill Oil Based Colouring – Rose 20ml Rainbow Dust’s Edible Powder Colour 2g Hamilworth Florist Wire – Dark Green, 20 Gauge x 25 Products mentioned above are recommened, as used in Zoe’s tutorial. However, you can swap out where you see approprate with different colourings... Read More