In most businesses these are the key to happiness and success, and recently I was given an opportunity to tick at least two of these boxes!
As a cake decorator it is inevitable that you get approached by companies to make orders that offer ‘exposure’, based on their profile and audience numbers.
It is up to you as a business owner to decide whether you want to take that risk. Also, if you can afford the time, resources and materials in return.
It is also worth keeping in mind the ‘Fame, Fortune or Fun’ motto. Please note, this can also be applied to day-to-day order enquires.
The terms COVID19, Lockdown, quarantine, unprecedented, tiers (that aren’t cake related) social distancing and isolation are all new to our vocabulary thanks to the year 2020!
Quite frankly we can’t wait until 2020 has been a distant memory and we can all return to ‘normality’ whatever that may be.
When it comes to business we have seen many come, sadly go, and also some fortunate ones grow and adapt as a result of the frequent changes, tweaks and easing in laws nationwide. Continue reading
Having set up initially as a ‘cupcake’ only business back in 2013 I began to take the business in a different direction as I expanded my portfolio. I now offer wedding cakes, tiered birthday cakes, cookies and cake pops!
This is a far cry from the days when I only offered cupcakes and giant cupcakes.
I love the variety of the work I do but I must admit I began to miss the cute little bite sized dessert AKA the cupcake.
With the impending royal wedding and the recent heatwave it only seems apt that in true ‘Brit’ style we should see it as an opportunity to join in with the celebrations and throw a party…. and eat cake!!!
Why not recreate the street parties from years gone by but add a modern twist.
In this video tutorial I will show you how to make super simple buttercream tulips using a Nifty Nozzle. To create the perfect buttercream tulips I recommend using a firmer buttercream so that the tulips hold their shape.
In this video tutorial I will show you how to make super simple buttercream roses using a Nifty Nozzle. To create the perfect buttercream roses I recommend using a firmer buttercream so that the roses hold their shape.
I love making roses. They are perfect for wedding cakes, anniversary cakes and birthday cakes. They take a little time to create but they are worth it when you see the finished rose.
Watch how I create roses in this step-by-step tutorial.
Creating the right colour fondant is an essential step in creating a perfect cake. Watch how I create the perfect shade each time with no streaks.
Stacking a tiered cake is an important step for making wedding cakes. Once you’ve mastered the basics then you can be stacking multiple tiered cakes with ease.
Pug cupcakes are a growing trend at the moment and they look really cute as a cupcake topper.
Watch how I’ve created a Pug cupcake topper step-by-step.