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Maker Spotlight - Tina from Sugar Wishes

Maker Spotlight - Tina from Sugar Wishes

    Super excited to be sharing a cookie artist from Greece in our feature Maker Spotlight.  Tina DeLuca Tsourtsoulas from Sugar Wishes creates the most beautiful and highly detailed little works of art in cookie form.     I can only imagine the looks of delight and joy when gifted a little cookie artwork by Sugar Wishes. What a personal and loving gift whether for baby showers, weddings or sharing Christmas bakes. Tina today is kind enough to share her knowledge and tips of what she has learned on her baking and decorating journey.        Please follow Sugar Wishes...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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