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3 Tips for Easy Fondant Flowers

3 Tips for Easy Fondant Flowers

So today I am writing about how to stop your icing from sticking to the moulds when you make flowers, and also how to make the look amazing for little effort with a pop of colour.  My top 3 tips in no particular order for easy fondant flowers are....   1.  Use the correct modelling icing.  You can either buy shop bought modelling icing, mexican paste, gumpaste, sugarflower paste or you can make your own.  If you were to use regular fondant / sugarpaste the flowers would be too soft and stick and not dry.    You can always add...

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November Customer Shared images

November Customer Shared images

    We love it when you share your beautiful creations with us, and this month we've been blown away by your creativity. Here are just some we've picked out for November's highlight reel. Enjoy!

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Small Christmas Flowers for Chocolate pops

Small Christmas Flowers for Chocolate pops

Running low on time for Christmas sweets and treats?  Try this quick and easy chocolate pop idea.  It is also suitable for cake balls if you have any left over cake to use up. Our household never has that problem! 🤣     Making Small Flowers - Poinsettia using Petunia Multi Set I used red and green ready made modelling icing.  The icing needs a lot of red colour added, it is often easiest just to buy these colours ready made as opposed to making your own dark colours. Mine was a little sticky still so I kneaded in a...

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Why I’m shopping with small brands this Christmas ❤

Why I’m shopping with small brands this Christmas ❤

With the UK in lockdown, most of the country is turning to buy their Christmas gifts online. Now is the time more than ever to support small independent business. It has been a pretty tough year due to the coronavirus.  You can help by ‘shopping small’ People this year are more likely to be considering where their gifts have come from as well as usual considerations like convenience of purchase. I’m just about to start my Christmas shopping… Want to have a sneak peek at where I will be shopping? Some of the fabulous independent gift ideas I have on...

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Easy, Edible Christmas Cake Decorations for the Most Beautiful Festive Bakes

Easy, Edible Christmas Cake Decorations for the Most Beautiful Festive Bakes

    If you’re fairly new to baking, the idea of decorating a Christmas cake or set of festive treats might fill you with dread. At this point in 2020 Christmas might still be all up in the air, but if you’re planning on guests then I want to help take the pressure off.  Far from being the stuff that nightmares are made of, I’ve got easy tips to make Christmas cake decorations that are versatile enough to put on all kinds of bakes. Not only can you wow the crowd and feel proud of your baking, but you’ll be calm...

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