Whether you’re baking a cake for a celebration or because it’s simply a Wednesday (we don’t really need an excuse)…it’s likely that you won’t eat the whole cake all in one. To ensure that your cake remains as delicious as the day you baked it, we explain how long a cake can last in the … [Read more...] about How Long Can a Cake Last in the Fridge
Baking and Cake Decorating
Christmas cake is an integral part of British yuletide festivities. There are some varying traditions in eating it (it’s eaten with a piece of cheese in Yorkshire) and what to drink with it (tea or sherry?) but one thing remains — it’s just not Christmas without it. Baking and storing a … [Read more...] about How to Store a Christmas Cake
You’ve put your heart and soul into creating a cake for a special celebration. Maybe your masterpiece has tiers or maybe it’s crowned with meringue. Perhaps you’ve focused your creativity on some fancy frosting. Or maybe you have spent an inordinate amount of time sculpting fondant as smooth as a … [Read more...] about How To Transport a Cake
Cupcakes are a fantastic way to get children baking because they are so simple to make. You just mix everything together in a bowl and pop into cupcake cases to bake. There are also plenty of chances to get children to weigh ingredients out, measure, count, stir and the favourite… crack eggs! Then … [Read more...] about 10 Children’s Cupcake Ideas
Cupcakes can look and taste fantastic. Once you’ve lovingly crafted and decorated them, you’ll want to ensure they don’t go to waste. The fridge is usually our first port of call when we’re thinking about keeping food fresh. Cake is a bit different and it’s sometimes difficult to know how to … [Read more...] about Do Cupcakes Need To Be Refrigerated?
Cupcakes are designed to stand out and grab your attention. This means that when you’re decorating cupcakes, you can be as creative and artistic as you like with the toppings - more is more! It’s huge fun. Plus, channelling all your energy into intricate decoration can be very therapeutic. But … [Read more...] about Cupcake Decorating Ideas for Beginners
Christmas is a time for indulging and celebrating and so cupcakes are ever-popular (particularly for those who aren’t so keen on traditional Christmas pudding). A large part of the fun of a cupcake is the design and the opportunity to get creative. There are so many Christmas-themed cupcake ideas … [Read more...] about 30 Christmas Cupcake Ideas
You’ve just piped the final swirl on top of your perfect fluffy cupcakes, the last decorative flower has been placed and you step back to admire your hard work. But wait – the cases have started to peel away from the cupcakes! Before you give up and decide to never bake again, there’s a reason why … [Read more...] about Why Your Cupcake Cases Peel Away And How To Stop It
Cupcakes are labours of love – from baking the perfect fluffy cake to decorating with beautiful piped frosting, it’s not always a quick process. So, if you have a big event or party coming up, it’s understandable that you might want to make the cupcakes in advance to avoid a last-minute panic. But … [Read more...] about How Far In Advance Can You Make Cupcakes?
Cupcake culture today is so big that it’s hard to imagine a party without them! But as delicious as cupcakes are, it’s not all about that sugar fix. The presentation is important, from the appearance of the cupcake itself to the cupcake packaging. Cupcakes are decadent and this can include the … [Read more...] about Cupcake Packaging Ideas