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Easy-to-Use Baking Accessories for an Autumn Pastry Pie

Easy-to-Use Baking Accessories for an Autumn Pastry Pie

At Blossom Sugar Art we’re known for easy-to-use baking accessories which make light work of decorating cakes. But did you know, our moulds and cutters also work with pastry? Baking has kept so many of us sane in 2020 and with the arrival of autumn there’s little more satisfying than a delicious pastry pie. If you’ve ever wondered how to decorate with pastry, this post is a brand new take on a pie with pastry flowers that looks incredible and tastes delicious. The beautiful peach creation was made by one of our lovely customers Svetlana and shared on Facebook. A...

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If You’ve Never Heard of Tylose Powder Here’s Why You Need It in Your Life!

If You’ve Never Heard of Tylose Powder Here’s Why You Need It in Your Life!

I really love sugar craft because the possibilities are endless. You can bring your ideas to life and make amazing cakes without it costing you much at all. That’s where today’s topic, tylose powder, comes in. You might never have heard of it before but tylose is cheap to buy, easy to get hold of online and simple to use. It’s quite literally the magical edible ingredient in every professional cake maker’s store cupboard and will help you model everything from a fondant flower bouquet to your kids favourite novelty characters. In this post I want to show you what...

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Maker Spotlight - Jo from The Cake Place

Maker Spotlight - Jo from The Cake Place

Showcasing a wide range of cake making skills, fun and whimsical birthday cakes to gorgeous romantic wedding cakes,  I thought Jo from The Cake Place would be perfect to feature for this months Maker Spotlight.   I love looking at the beautiful and fun cakes on social media created by mother and daughter team Jo and Moira.  The Cake Place launched in 2015 and is based in South Shields. All photos courtesy of The Cake Place Hi my name is Jo and I'm 1 1/2 of the cake place. My business partner is my mam. I was over the moon when...

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How to Make Stunning Wildflower Cakes and Bakes for Weddings and Birthdays

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How to Make Stunning Wildflower Cakes and Bakes for Weddings and Birthdays

Hey, have you noticed there seems to be a trend for wildflowers on everything? Including wildflower cake! Wildflowers make up amazing habitats to support all kinds of wildlife. They seem to have found their way into the spotlight recently because climate change and conservation are so high on the world’s agenda. These little flowers, like daisies, primrose and clover might look small and wispy but they’re pretty mighty when it comes to sustaining wildlife. At Blossom Sugar Art we love a bit of decoration with flowers and butterflies. That’s why in this post I’m going to show you how to...

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Petunia - 5 different ways

Petunia - 5 different ways

I'd love to show you a few more flowers using the Petunia Multi Set.  The most popular design hands down - so versatile, no wonder many decorators say it is their go-to set for creating quick and easy flowers.   1. Starting with a basic petunia,  dust some pale green colour into the centre (in a small circular motion). Then working outwards dust along each central vein of each petal. (Always use edible dusts!) I have dusted the centre and veins with peach edible lustre. Finally a small ball of pink icing / hand rolled for the centre. To make it...

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