Posts Tagged ‘cake decorating’

A lesson in cake decorating at Konditor & Cook


As soon as I picked up a copy of the new Konditor & Cook book, I was in love. Baking doesn’t get any more indulgent or delicious than at the hands of this London bakery. So when I discovered that it ran classes, offering the chance to learn some new cake decorating skills, then try […]

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Subscribe to Food Heaven today and get a cake decorating project book and a pot of edible glitter from Rainbow Dust absolutely FREE! Plus you’ll save 25% on the shop price.* If cake decorating is your thing then you don’t want to miss out on these great free gifts! If you subscribe to Food Heaven today you’ll receive a copy of the Sparkle Project book from Rainbow Dust, bursting with fantastic […]

Make St Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

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Happy St Patrick’s Day to all our Irish readers – we’d like to celebrate by sharing these four fantastic cupcake toppers by Jen’s House of Cakes! These are easy to make and don’t require specialist equipment. Let us know how you get on by sharing your pictures over on Facebook and Twitter. Make a four-leaf […]

Baking through the recession: How the Handmade Queen launched her business


Many of us, when faced with redundancy, might throw ourselves into a job hunt straight away to secure our future. But the owner of the Handmade Queen decided to launch her own cake decorating business – a risk that proved to pay off as she now runs a successful shop in North-West England. Read on […]

Lindy Smith interview

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Over the years Lindy Smith has become known as one of the UK’s best cake decorators. We catch up with her to find out more about how she got started, what inspires her, top tips for making your own sugarpaste characters and what she plans for the future… How did you first become interested in […]

Meet Pixie Cakes

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Amy Johnson founded Pixie Cakes to follow her love of hobby baking, and is now starting to set up her own business from home. We chat to her about the transition from part-time baker to a fully fledged cake decorating business, and how she made the leap between the two at such a young age. […]

Maisie Parrish Interview

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Maisie Parrish is a successful author and founder of Maisie Dough, the leading UK company for dough craft. Her fans around the world love to recreate her famous character designs, and her skill has even led her to work with Disney – Food Heaven meets her to talk about her inspirations and what the future […]

How to make a sugarpaste rose for Valentine’s Day

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These roses look really professional but are quite simple to make – I made mine with the help of Celia from the Bath Cake Company in one of her lovely Valentine’s Day cupcake decorating classes. I thought it was such a great technique to know that I’ve shared a step-by-step tutorial below – there are […]

WIN! Kenwood Products and a Cake Decorating Class worth £950

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Readers of our latest issue will know that we’ve got a fantastic competition for you this month. The kitchen experts at Kenwood have teamed up with Cupcake Heaven to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a selection of kMix products, worth more than £700 collectively, plus a one day cake decorating class for […]

Get Baking! An interview with Green Kitchen Cakes

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Want to set up your own cake decorating business? Food Heaven meets business owners who have taken the leap and started their own creative enterprises. We meet Laura from Green Kitchen Cakes, based in the East Midlands, to talk about how she ventured into the world of cake decorating for weddings and special occasions. How […]