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5 Jolly Easy Cupcake Decorations!

5 Jolly Easy Cupcake Decorations!

Bored of sprinkles but no time or energy for making elaborate decorations?  Here are 5 super quick ways to turn your cupcake into a jolly good cupcake! 1. Stick a flake into a swirl of white buttercream for a ’99 ice cream’ treat! 2. Add a paper cocktail umbrella and a straw (trim off the ends to make… Read more

How to Make a Magic Malteser Cake!

How to Make a Magic Malteser Cake!

Gravity defying cakes have become very popular recently and require varying levels of skill to create. This is a really easy one to make, but it is guaranteed to impress! You will need – florist wire, a flower pick or drinking straw, a tiny amount of sugar paste or royal icing, an empty Maltesers bag, lots of Maltesers! First,… Read more

Piping Gel – 10 Jolly Good Uses!

Piping Gel – 10 Jolly Good Uses!

Piping gel is a thick, clear, super sticky gel. It has a sweet taste but doesn’t really have much of a flavour.  You can buy it in small tubs from cake decorating shops or online.  Buy the smallest tub – you generally only need tiny amounts and even if you use it very regularly (which you will when… Read more

Incredible Edible Printing!

Incredible Edible Printing!

The edible image printer is a jolly good invention!  (Dear Father Christmas ….!)  It’s similar to a normal printer, but uses edible ink cartridges to print onto edible wafer paper sheets.  Wafer paper, as it now tends to be called, is the same as rice paper, but now tends to be made from potato starch!  Wafer paper does… Read more

Jolly Cake Bunting!

Jolly Cake Bunting!

Hello and thanks for reading my first post! I thought I’d start with a simple cake decoration that requires no sugar craft skills and can be made in an evening sitting in front of the TV! Plus, it can be made as far in advance as you like and can be re-used on future cakes…. Read more