Children’s Cupcake Parties

Children’s Cupcake Parties Have you ever thought about what to do for your children’s party for a change? You may have had a soccer party, disco, or animal party in the past and want something different but are not sure what to have. What about a Children’s Cupcake Party Children love cooking and being creative […]

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Sugarpaste, Fondant and Modelling Paste what is the difference?

Sugarpaste, fondant, and modelling paste What is the difference? I get asked this question a lot, especially from my learners. In the first weeks of teaching them If I mention sugarpaste they get confused. But if I say fondant they understand. So fondant and sugar paste are the same things, It is fondant icing. What […]

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Saving Waste Tips

Saving Food Waste Tips It was saving food waste tips this week which Is a great idea. In the UK each year we throw out 9.5 million tons of food waste and some of the food is disposed of unnecessarily. The UK is not as bad as China and India as they throw out 92 […]

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Popular types of cupcakes in the UK

Popular types of cupcakes in the UK So cupcakes are still in favor and trending in the UK. With the cost of living and inflation expensive, cupcakes are somewhat cheaper than having a larger cake. Of course, it is nice to indulge occasionally.  Bento cakes are very popular right now with a 4 or 5-inch […]

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Why are cakes so expensive to buy?

Why are cakes so expensive to buy? This is the question cakemakers get asked regularly, so I thought I would give you a rundown of what is involved in making a cake. People say they can buy a cake from a supermarket for £10, yes you can but you can also buy a cheap pair […]

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What is a crumb coat?

What is a crumb coat?  People ask me this in my classes all the time. What is a crumb coat and why do we do it? Have you ever had a crummy cake? What that means is you are putting the buttercream onto the sides and top of the cake and the cake is too […]

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Beginners guide to cake decorating

Beginners guide to cake decorating Cakes fondant, buttercream, or chocolate drip? So what is the difference between them, which are more popular? Fondant cakes Firstly you fill the cake with a little jam and buttercream. A crumb coating is next to stop the crumbs from going all over the cake, thus the name, then refrigerate […]

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New cake ideas from Confectionery and Training

New cake ideas from confectionery and Training The world is changing and so must I to keep up to date with new cake ideas at confectionery and training. Cupcakes are still in as are different flavours. Chocolate drip cakes are still popular with lots of chocolate on as well as prosecco and Gin. See below. […]

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