10 Magical Mermaid Cakes

Picture it, Australia, 1989. Little Girls and Boys everywhere, watching ‘The Little Mermaid” for the first time. Minds were blown. Outfits were created. Unrealistic expectations of ‘Surf hair’ were born. And no one, NO ONE ever got out of the pool normally again! Flash forward to 2017, and the Mermaid craze is back full force. And I could not be more excited. I had the… Read More »10 Magical Mermaid Cakes

Simple Succulents

Succulents are awesome. They are hard to kill (a plus for those of us with NO skill with actual plants!), they come in a variety of amazing colours, shapes, and textures, and they suit pretty much any event you could want flowers for! Bonus! The good news is too, when it comes to BUTTERCREAM Succulents, they could just be the EASIEST things to pipe! Colour… Read More »Simple Succulents

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 tip.  This series includes 101, 102, 103, 104, 124, 125 and the huge 127D. All of these tips have a… Read More »Petal Tips 101

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 to use? How do I prepare flowers for use on cakes? How do I know I’m buying food safe flowers?… Read More »Edible Flowers: The Good, the Bad, and the Possibly Toxic

Caramel Mudcake

There doesn’t need to an occasion for cake, cake IS the occasion! And there’s few better than Caramel Mudcake!

Why we need Cake now, more than ever

Pretty much everywhere you look, horrible things are happening. War, famine, disease, cruelty, basically the worse of humanity. So why, when our world is so obviously  falling apart, should we care about cake?? I’m glad you asked. How much is too much? As an online Cake Artist, I spend a LOT of time online. A good 90% of my online activity is cake related. Despite that,… Read More »Why we need Cake now, more than ever