Sugar Shoes

sugar shoes gumpaste shoes by Crafty Confections, Ireland

Sugar shoes are top of the list of every new cake decorator's "to make" list and if you haven't gotten round to doing so just yet, this week's incredible edible footwear will definitely inspire you into action. (To get started, check out our previous feature on Designer Shoe Cakes for tutorials … [Continue reading]

Petal Shaped Wedding Cakes

petal shaped wedding cakes by Faye Cahill left and via Martha Stewart Weddings right

Inspired by the base tier arrangement of the royal wedding cake of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge, petal shaped wedding cakes have made a huge comeback in cake design. No longer a throwback to 1980's style sugarcraft, cake design couturiers, Peggy Porschen & Faye Cahill have made petal … [Continue reading]

Peach Wedding Cakes

peach wedding cakes rustic by Faye Cahill left and image right by Lucy Leonardi

Soft peach tones paired with ivory and cream is one of the biggest colour trends for weddings this year. It's a fabulous palette for summer weddings … [Continue reading]

Chandelier Wedding Cakes

chandelier wedding cakes by Caroline Nagorcka Sculptress of Cakes left and image right via

If there's one cake style that can both inspire awe in wedding guests and strike fear into the heart of cake decorators, it's the unstoppable … [Continue reading]

Mint Wedding Cakes

mint wedding cakes by Lisa Galuppo Cakes left via Style Me Pretty, J'ador Love Photography and via Donna Morgan right

Fresh and beautiful mint is becoming the wedding colour scheme of choice for chic and sophisticated brides this year and leading wedding cake … [Continue reading]

Lily-of-the-Valley Wedding Cakes

lily of the valley wedding cake lace wedding cake by Party Flavors, KT Merry Photography via Style Me Pretty

As a symbol of spring, lily-of-the-valley is a  classic bridal favourite loved by brides for its delicate white blossoms and fragrant scent. Carried … [Continue reading]

The Magic of Edible Icing Sheets

edible icing sheets vintage floral wedding cakes by Sweet Celebrations, Dave Abreu Photography via WedLuxe right, Piece of Cake left

Edible icing sheets printed with vintage floral patterns or striking contemporary designs are one of our favourite ways to add impact to a cake … [Continue reading]

Peeling Layers & Torn Paper Effects in Fondant

torn paper effects fondant frills ruffles by Nevie Pie left & Chef Steph on Cake Central right

Peeling layers and torn paper effects in fondant are a great way to add texture to a wedding cake design, while at the same time creating a beautiful … [Continue reading]

Valentine’s Cakes, Cookies & Confections

valentines cookies by Sugar Pearls Cakes and Bakes and cake by Kelly Warwick Cakes

Love will soon be in the air so it's time to start planning your Valentine's Day baked goodies for February 14th.  Starting with iced cookies (above … [Continue reading]

Edwardian Inspired Wedding Cakes

Edwardian wedding cake with edible cake lace by Curtis & Co Wedding Cakes

The style and grace of the Edwardian period has become one of the biggest inspiration sources for brides this year with vintage inspired weddings … [Continue reading]