Category Archives: Cake decorating

Do you see things in ‘cake’?

When I was at art college (many moons ago), it was a fantastic time for me, yet also a terribly frustrating time too.  I’m a very creative person, I still am.  I think creatively, I solve problems and  bring about … Continue reading

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Last week at Cake International

I can’t believe that it was only last weekend, that I was at Cake International.  It’s the UK’s leading baking, cake decorating and sugarcraft exhibition, held at Alexandra Palace. For me, it was an opportunity to check out at some … Continue reading

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The night-shift

  I can totally relate to this image.  There has been many a night, when I’ve been up, way past the midnight hour, to finish decorating a cake, or even bake a cake.  Thankfully, that doesn’t happen as much these … Continue reading

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Cakespiration: Shoe decoration

You can find inspiration for cakes everywhere.  My friend Simone has the cutest pair of pumps with this ruffle design and a flash of silver. I can definitely see this effect being used on the celebration cake. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Mellow yellow

Things got a little warmer and brighter in the Delights Kitchen. I made a lemon cake with lemon buttercream and lemon curd. The cake was decorated with, you guessed it…yellow decorations: • Candles • Satin ribbon • Metallic edible paint … Continue reading

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You can’t keep a great cake maker down

I read this story in the news and Kaylyn McGuyrt has totally inspired me. After an ATV accident and losing her arm, right-handed  Kaylyn McGuyrt thought her career as a Cake Decorator was over over.  Seven months after her accident, … Continue reading

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Caketastic competition

Every year the Telegraph Hill festival in South East London, hosts an annual cake competition.  Each year there are set themes and bakers and cake decorators can enter a cake based on the themes.  The festival is open to the … Continue reading

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