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Bakerella “Cake Pops” Book Review

Cake Pops. Wow, what an amazing world of creativity! It feels like cake pops may have been a fad that didn’t last too long but some cake makers still offer these as a treat or add-on to their regular cakes. They are quite simply time consuming. Fiddly. But so impressive! A cake pop is a…

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Cake Decorating 101 For Beginners

Plan your cake Before you race out to the shops, you will need to plan your cake and decide on what you would like the finished masterpiece to look like. In cake decorating, planning is key to making a professional cake. Things to consider: how many people you’re feeding? will the cake act as dessert…

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Wedding Cake Baking Tips

Generally a wedding cake is a multi-tier, fondant covered professional cake but you too can make one yourself by following these simple cake baking tips. Lots of planning and practice is required leading up to the big day. If you want to make your own cake or have been asked to make someone else a…

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Christmas Cake with a Santa Figurine

This Santa cake was a present for the pre-school teachers for my kids… what better way to say thanks to the teachers for all their effort in looking after my kids? Cake. Yum. And a pretty cake at that. This was a chocolate mud cake inside. See my recipe here. I specifically chose that flavour…

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Burger and Chips Cake

Mmmmm…. this burger cake fooled a lot of people! It was soooooo much fun to make 🙂 I’d always wanted to try making a fake-burger cake and this was the perfect time… Phil’s birthday. He loves burgers (and cake) so the 2 went together hand in hand. I’d watched a video or two about how…

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Baby Elephant Cake

I made this Baby Elephant cake at a course at a professional cake shop. I was attracted to the course because the cake looks so amazingly professional AND I was pregnant with my second baby at the time! Sometimes cakes are often deceiving. They might look so fantastically complicated but actually only be the simplest…

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Ann’s 60th – 2 Tiers with Ribbon Roses

You think making beautiful roses is too hard? Nope. Read on. This cake was an order for a paying customer… in chocolate mud. The only request from my customer was that Ann liked blue – lots of blue! And she was happy with modern roses. So I became creative! I baked 2 sizes of round…

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My Grandpa’s 80th – 2 tier ‘cooking’ themed cake

My Grandpa loves cooking. And he loves cake. And he loves purple. He is also a cake decorator himself. He made my 21st birthday cake 🙂 So when it was his 80th birthday coming up and I offered to make him a special cake, he jumped at it. And when I was lost for ideas,…

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Laurie’s Monkey Cake

My friend Laurie asked me to make her a cake for her birthday with her favourite childhood toy on top. This is ‘Monkey’. I had a small photo to copy that she texted me on my phone. Back then I had only a little experience making fondant 3D figurines. My biggest challenge on this cake was…

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Soccer Ball Cake / Paul’s 50th

The brief for this cake was to make something related to soccer for a friend of ours by his wife. They were throwing a party for about 50 people for Paul’s 50th. She didn’t mind what flavor it was but did like the idea of mud cake. The Soccer Ball I decided to make this design so…

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Christmas Cake Pops

In the lead up to Christmas, my friend and I decided to enrol in a cake pops course one night after work. We wanted to learn some quick tricks to making Christmas characters. And let’s be honest – cake pops are more fun without all the preparation of ingredients and mess!!! 😉 I let someone…

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My Own Birthday Cake – Pink and Yellow

Two-Tiered Yellow and Pink Fondant – my two favourite colours! Every year my family says they will buy me a cake and they feel terrible about me making my own. But I thoroughly love baking and decorating something for myself! This cake was an excuse to try some new recipes and the swirl design on…

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