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massa ticino, sugarpaste, colours 05/06/2018

Massa Ticino™- The King of Sugarpaste

I’m sure you’ve all heard of world-famous, unrivalled Massa Ticino™ brand of products from Carma, but just in case you haven’t, we’re here to introduce you to the Rolls Royce of sugarpaste! Carma was founded in Switzerland in 1931 by Carl Maentler – a Swizz man with a sweet tooth, who had genius plans to developed a unique line of products, tailored to the needs of professional bakers and cake designers. Just over thirty years later, Carma began producing Massa Ticino™ products in Switzerland, and have been successfully selling on... Read More

25/04/2018
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THE SUGAR PASTE™ New Recipe

  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

20/04/2018

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

13/04/2018

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
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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.      

22/01/2018

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

17/01/2018

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

12/01/2018
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Cake Lace Flower Cutters

Cake Lace doesn’t just make edible lace mixtures and mats, they also offer a range of accessories which currently includes 3 flower cutter sets: Peony Petals Small Rose Large Rose The Cake Lace Peony Petals set contains 4 cutters that range in size from 9cm – 15cm. To complete your peonies you might also like flower paste, non-stick rolling pin, foam pad, edible glue, ball tool and lustre dusts. Watch the video as we show you how easy the Cake Lace Flower Cutters are to use. The technique to make them is the same for the Peony and both sizes... Read More

11/01/2018

Knit & Button Moulds by Marvelous Molds

Marvelous Molds has created realistic knit texture moulds in collaboration with Anne Heap of Pink Cake Box. There are 14  moulds in the range including borders, buttons and full Simpress™ sheets, all with the incredible detail and quality you expect from Marvelous Molds. The range includes: • Ribbed Knit Border • Braided Knit Border • Pom Pom Knit Border • Cable Knit Border • Small, Medium & Large Knit Buttons • Small, Medium & Large Leather Buttons • Toggle Buttons • Class Knit Simpress • Trinity Knit Simpress Cakes by... Read More

11/01/2018

Gold & Wood Effect Cake Boxes

NEW Wood Effect and Antique Gold Luxury Windowed Cake Boxes now available! These cake boxes are made from 350 gsm card that is finished with an antibacterial and colourless wax for a smooth satin finish. At 11.8″ deep these sturdy boxes are much deeper than a standard box so you can store a multi-tier cake. The side of the box folds down to make it easier to put your cake inside rather than trying to reach into the box and risk damaging your cake. The lid of the box has a clear plastic window for... Read More