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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

You can’t go wrong with cake, and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you might be wondering what cakey gifts we have in store. Lucky for you, we’ve put together some special Valentine’s kits to give the gift of cake – perfect if you want to spoil a loved one with a sweet tooth!   Valentine’s Cupcake Kits (for Him and Her) If you’re looking to spoil a special someone in your life with a sweet Valentine’s gift, why not treat them to some delicious velvet cupcakes? We are... Read More


Sketch Stencils

  Pick out a design, choose your icing, and sketch!   What are Sketch Stencils? Simple to use, and available in a range of different themes, these stencils allow an easy transfer of your chosen design to your cakes. Designs available vary from birthday messages, wedding themes and Christmas decorations. They’re also available in a small or large size – perfect for whatever cakey creations you’re cooking up in the kitchen, from small birthday cakes to large wedding cake tiers. What’s even better about these stencils is that they’re super... Read More


Cake Trends 2019

Happy new year, cake decorators! Can you believe we’re already two weeks in to 2019? It seems like just yesterday we were  preparing for our Black Friday sale, planning our advent giveaway and seeing all of our customers stock their baking cupboards for delicious festive cakes – I’m sure they all went down a treat! With 2019 comes new, fresh and exciting cakey project ideas, from geometric shapes to a rustic boho style. So whatever special event you have to look forward to this year, make sure your cake is... Read More



  Introducing a brand new, premium quality velvet sugarpaste… SmartFlex’s Velvet Sugarpaste is both firm and flexible, allowing you to cover your cakes to a professional standard with ease.  The sugarpaste consists of a smooth, silky feel that is both extremely elastic and structurally sturdy at the same time. It really is the best of both worlds, allowing you to create the most difficult shapes and designs with minimal effort. It’s also ideal for those who have warm hands that need a firmer formula to work with, and for using... Read More


Bonnie Baby 3D Cake Lace Mat

If you’ve got some baby-themed cake projects coming up in the next few weeks, you’re going to love our weekly offer! This Bonnie Baby 3D Cake Lace Mat is perfect for adding gorgeous lace decorations to various occasion cakes. It’s absolutely perfect for baby showers, christenings, first birthdays, or for celebrating a new arrival. The best part about this cake lace mat is the various designs included. It’s like getting six for the price of one, incorporating different baby-themed motifs, including baby rattles, dummies/pacifiers, teddy bears, prams and baby footprints.... Read More


Carma Couverture Chocolate

  Barry Callebaut and Massa Ticino have joined forces to bring you the finest Swiss chocolate for your cakes and desserts – and trust us, you won’t be disappointed with the new flavours! “Just as nature turns valuable materials into minerals and gemstones through crystallisation, the Masters of Swiss Edel Couvertures™ since 1931 at CARMA® use their passion and experience to turn different varieties of cocoa into brilliant Edel Couvertures – each one a precious jewel.” The Carma range is, without a doubt, the perfect choice for adding luxurious chocolate... Read More


Happy New Year!

It’s been another fantastic year at The Cake Decorating Company! This year we’ve been busier than ever, developing our own products, working with cake artists worldwide, sponsoring collaborations, working with innovators to bring new ideas to the market, and overseeing the launch of some revolutionary products – from Ingenious Edibles’ DIY Diamond Gel to Spectrum Flow’s Wipeouts! Not to mention the boundaries we pushed at Cake International this year. Why take one stand when you can take 11? This is a bit like what we do in all areas of... Read More


Cleaning your Spectrum Flow Airbrush Machine

  One question we often get asked by airbrushing enthusiasts is “What is the best way to clean a Spectrum Flow Airbrush Machine?” – a task that seems complex, but is in fact a simple and easy process. To help, we’ve put together a step-by-step guide! Cleaning your Airbrush Machine: 1.Firstly, wipe down your airbrush machine with a cleaning wipe or cloth before any more mess is made! You don’t need any fancy cleaning chemicals, just some water or an anti-bac will do the job. Spectrum Flow Wipeouts are also... Read More


Christmas Pudding Cake with Spectrum Flow

Ben Cullen, a.k.a. The BakeKing has been fulfilling his Christmas elf duties over the weekend, creating an incredible Christmas pudding cake using Spectrum Flow. For this cake, Ben uses Spectrum Flow’s Chocolate Brown and Toffee Fudge Matt Airbrush Paints in a mixed cup to create the colour of the pudding. Halfway through, Red Matt is added to provide a gorgeous red tint. After airbrushing, the entire pudding is sprayed with Spectrum Flow’s Shell & Shine to give the cake an extra glow. To create the colours of the cherries and... Read More


Christmas Gift Vouchers

Do you have an expert baker or cake decorating enthusiast in your life, that you just can’t wait to spoil this Christmas? Why not spoil them with a last minute Christmas Gift Voucher? It’s quick, easy, and they have a choice of over 6000 products on our website to choose from. You can even choose the design you would like to send! Our gift vouchers are electronically sent to your friend/loved one, along with a personalised message to make it extra special. All they need to do is create an account... Read More