Tag archive for ‘Techniques’
By Food Heaven On Friday, December 13th, 2019

How to… make a Giant Cupcake Christmas Tree

Britt Box (shewhobakes.co.uk) creates the perfect centrepiece for your Christmas table, a nice alternative to traditional desserts – a giant cupcake Christmas tree! I’ve created this cake using a giant cupcake More...

Christmas Fault Line Cake
By Food Heaven On Monday, November 18th, 2019

Christmas Fault Line Cake

Step-by-step tutorial: Christmas Fault Line Cake Recreate the hottest new trend in cakes right now with this step-by-step tutorial by Dani Brazier from Blue Door Bakery. This Christmas Fault Line cake is perfect More...

halloween cupcakes
By Food Heaven On Thursday, October 17th, 2019

How to… make Halloween Cupcakes

Make these adorable Halloween cupcakes, with this tutorial from Britt Box With a hidden duo-bake surprise, a colourful edge to the buttercream and a delightful topper, these Halloween cupcakes by Britt Box from More...

tiered honeycomb bee cake
By Food Heaven On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Tiered honeycomb bee cake

It wouldn’t be summer without bees buzzing around the garden, so let’s celebrate our pollinating pals with this tiered honeycomb bee cake This is a showstopping star bake, complete with a hive of bees going More...

watercolour buttercream
By Food Heaven On Thursday, August 15th, 2019

How to… make Watercolour Buttercream

Creating watercolour buttercream is a simple yet effective technique – Britt Box from She Who Bakes (shewhobakes.co.uk) shows you how to get the perfect finish! I love this effect on cakes. It’s so simple More...

By Food Heaven On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Stained Glass Cake Design

Maggie Austin created this Stained Glass cake in homage to a childhood Tiffany lamp. The light gave the pieces of coloured glass an almost otherworldy appearance and the organic mottling of the glass translated More...

By Food Heaven On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Mirror Glaze Lace Cake

This gorgeous mirror glaze cake lace design by Cake Décor is incredibly easy to achieve. You will need: For the cake: 2 x 15cm (6in) deep sponge cakes To decorate: Cake Décor Mirror Glaze Cake Décor White More...

By Food Heaven On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

10 Creative Piping Methods

Grab you piping bag and get some of these fantastic nozzles and impress everyone very quickly with these designs Here are 10 brilliant frosting techniques to try, go on give them a whirl… 1. Classic Swirl More...

By Food Heaven On Monday, September 19th, 2016

Technique: Brush Embroidery Cakes

Brush embroidery is a beautiful, artistic type of technique and it’s used in sugar craft art. To create this effect you use a paintbrush dipped in royal icing and in brush motions you decorate your cake More...

By Food Heaven On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Stunning cityscape cakes you have to see

What’s better than capturing the New York skyline or looking over the landmarks of London, snapping that cityscape from Primrose Hill? These cakes will give you a run for your money if you think your photos More...