Baking Science

Product Review: Berry Fresh Freeze Dried Berry Powder

Product Review: Berry Fresh Freeze Dried Berry Powder

BERRY FRESH FREEZE DRIED FRUIT POWDER USED IN THIS REVIEW PROVIDED BY BERRY FRESH AUSTRALIA It is a truth universally acknowledged that fruit and cake go together like, well, fruit and cake! Sweet and sour, tangy and bitter, fruit adds flavour, fun, and freshness to 

Summer Lovin’: How to Cake when its hot, hot, HOT!

Summer Lovin’: How to Cake when its hot, hot, HOT!

Summer is the best time of year! The days are longer, the weather is perfect for kickin’ back on the porch with some friends, sharing some food, and dare I say cake! But Summer can be brutal on Sugar Art, especially Buttercream! So how can 

The Skinny on Fats: Butter, Shortening, and Oils

The Skinny on Fats: Butter, Shortening, and Oils

When it comes to baking, taste is everything. Sure it needs to look good, but if it tastes like old shoes, no amount of edible glitter in the world can save it. So when it comes to adding fats to your recipe, and this could 

Petal Tips 101

Petal Tips 101

What’s a petal tip?  How do I use it?  Which one do I need?  Should I buy all of them? AHHH!!! Deep breath. 100 Series Petal Tips If you have watched a tutorial on making Buttercream Roses, you have probably seen a 100 series petal 

Edible Flowers: The Good, the Bad, and the Possibly Toxic

Edible Flowers: The Good, the Bad, and the Possibly Toxic

Flowers are pretty. They say “I love you”, “I’m sorry”, and “Happy Birthday”, with delicate petals, sweet perfume, and brilliant colours. And as Caker’s know, they look GREAT on cakes. Flowers can also be edible, from vaguely digestible to medicinal, but just what is safe 

Buttercream Essentials: What you NEED to get started

Buttercream Essentials: What you NEED to get started

Liking the look of this Buttercream thing? Wanna have a try? Awesome! Your first visit to a Cake Supply Store can be overwhelming. Everything is shiny, and looks really useful. So just what do you NEED to get started? I’m breaking down my personal list of 

All About Flour

All About Flour

Flour is a pretty common ingredient in most cakes and bakes, but just what is flour, and what does it do? What is All Purpose Flour? Can I substitute Gluten Free Flour for the flour that my recipe calls for? Strap yourselves in, its flour 

All About Sugar

All About Sugar

There’s a whole lot of sugar out there, and I’m not just talking about Chris Evans! There are so many different types of sugar, and sugar products, involved in baking and decorating cakes and sweets, that it can be a bit much to get your