How to carve cakes

Cake Carving As with any other skill or art form, carving cakes requires: time, patience and lots of practice; but if you are passionate about it and you’re ready to put in the effort, in good time you’ll be sculpting cakes you’ve only dreamt of. And the beauty is you’ll enjoy every moment of it. […]

Making Marzipan from Scratch

Marzipan is an almond-based confection used as a filling for candy centers, but it can also be used to cover cakes and form edible decorative desserts. Marzipan’s base is made up of almond paste, so it has a richer and nuttier flavor than normal fondant. Its soft, clay-like texture can be rolled out or shaped […]

How To Make A Two Tier Cake with Ruffles Part 4

How To Make A Two Tier Cake with Ruffles Part 4     This is Part 3 of a 3 part series in creating a cake from start to finish. This video shows you how to make your Teddy Bear topper. This is a super quick and easy introduction to modelling and this easy technique […]

How to Make and Ice Sugar Cookies – Apple and Ballet Cookies

How to Make and Ice Sugar Cookies – Apple and Ballet Cookies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5V9ZFK6uew&feature=youtu.be Materials 12 baked cookies (we used a basic sugar recipe and an apple cutter and a ballerina cookie cutter but practice on whatever shape you have. 100ml Sugar Syrup 150g red fondant icing 50 g brown fondant 25g green and brown fondant […]

Isomalt in Sugarcrafting

Isomalt is a healthier alternative to sugar. It has the taste, texture, as well as physical properties of real sugar, but half its calories. Made from beet sugar, this is perfect for people who need to watch their blood glucose and insulin levels closely, or for people who want to lower their calorie intake but […]

How to Make Fondant from Scratch

Once you have already made your cake, the next step is equally just as important. After all, presentation is also an important facet in the art of cake making. Sugar paste – also known as fondant, rolled fondant, or ready to roll icing – is one of the basic pastes used in cake decorating and sugar […]

Useful Fondant Tips

The basic ingredients when making fondant is confectioner’s sugar, gelatin, and liquid glucose which results into a malleable sweet paste. Using fondant gives the cake an instant porcelain look and it is very versatile because you can do so many things to it. It can be painted, piped, or quilted over. While it is mainly […]

A Guide to Commercial Fondant

Sometimes, you simply have no time to make fondant from scratch, especially if it’s going to be for a large cake project. Good thing that you can now easily buy commercial fondant off the shelf, and there’s a lot to choose from when it comes to icing brands. Before deciding on what brand to use, […]

How to Make Gum Paste from Scratch

If you are just a budding home baker looking to branch out of your comfort zone and enter the wonderful world of cake decorating, one of the very first things you will need to figure out is how to use gum paste to decorate your cake. Gum paste is one of the very basic forms […]

How to Make Gumpaste for Vegans

Gelatin, which is a common ingredient in making fondant, is a processed collagen that comes from various animal by-products. So if you are a vegan or a vegetarian looking for a sugar paste recipe that will suit your lifestyle, you can substitute agar-agar for the gelatin. Agar-agar is a good vegetable counterpart for gelatin. You […]

Useful Gumpaste Tips

What makes gumpaste different from other pastes is the addition of a special ingredient – a gum – to add strength and flexibility to it, so that it can be rolled out much thinner than your average fondant, resulting into a more realistic cake decor. This important ingredient makes the gumpaste stretchable and elastic, just […]

Troubleshoot Gumpaste

Working with gumpaste to create beautiful cake decorations is not the easiest of tasks. In fact, it takes a fair amount of work to produce great results. Can you count the number of times you have wasted money by throwing out gumpaste that’s too hard or too dry? Well, now you can stop wasting your […]

A Quick Guide to Commercial Gumpaste

There are times in a cake decorator’s life when things get too busy, like when there’s a looming deadline for a huge volume of cake orders. When this happens, there is no time at all to make gumpaste from scratch, and buying commercial gumpaste will simply have to do. Nothing wrong with that, of course. […]

The Must-Have Cake Decorating Tools for Beginners

You have already perfected the art of baking cakes, so now is the perfect time to move on to the next level, which is mastering the art of cake decorating. Unlike baking where you have to master and improve on recipes, cake decorating is an entirely different animal. Cake decorating can be something as simple […]

Cake Decorating Tools for the Advanced Cake Decorator

The cake has been elevated to an art form, and with the many ways that a cake can be decorated, the possibilities are truly endless. In fact, in recent years, many people have expressed their interest in becoming cake decorators. If you are one of those people who plan to make a career as a […]

How to Make Modeling Paste from Scratch

In cake decorating, there are many different variants of pastes that can be used. The paste you will use will have to depend on the project you are working. For example, if you want to decorate your cake with delicate flowers, you use gum paste. If you want to cover your cake with icing, you […]

How to Make Modeling Chocolate from Scratch

Modeling chocolate, also known as chocolate clay, is used to decorate and cover cakes. It is also used as a sculpting material to form figures and shapes. If you love the appearance of fondant on your cakes but you don’t particularly like its taste, modeling chocolate is an alternative to look into. It tastes much […]

Useful Modeling Chocolate Tips

Modeling chocolate, also known as candy clay, is a versatile paste to use for cake sculpting and modeling. It holds its own shape very well when you cut and make intricate shapes out of it, yet it is soft and pliable enough to be made into figures. Unfortunately, for the inexperienced cake decorator, working with […]

Troubleshoot Modeling Chocolate

Working with modeling chocolate will be hard at first, and you may encounter several problems along the way. You will also notice that most of the issues with modeling chocolate happen during the mixing stage of the chocolate and corn syrup. Good thing that there are actually quick fixes to these problems. Although modeling chocolate […]

Chocolate Products You Can Use as Modeling Chocolate

The great thing about modeling chocolate is that it stays pliable for a long time, giving you ample time to create your flowers and figures, unlike with fondant or gumpaste where you have to work really fast because they dry out and harden quickly. Its versatile nature allows you to make use of so many […]

A Quick Guide to Food Coloring

Decorating your cake with color is important, as this will help you set the right tone and mood for the occasion. When you are still in the process of planning your cake, after you have chosen the kind of frosting you will use, the next step would be choosing what to tint your frosting with. […]

Cake Decorating Using Wafer Paper

Wafer paper, also known as rice paper, are delicate sheets of paper that are safe for consumption. Its versatile nature can be used in a number of different ways, making it a useful and invaluable tool when it comes to cake decor and designs. You can buy individual sheets or you can buy a set […]

Isomalt in Sugarcrafting

Isomalt is a healthier alternative to sugar. It has the taste, texture, as well as physical properties of real sugar, but half its calories. Made from beet sugar, the reduced sweetness of Isomalt is a major selling point for sugar craft artisans, because sometimes desserts can become too sickeningly sweet if you add all of […]

How to Make Royal Icing from Scratch

Royal icing is mainly known as the icing used to decorate cookies. Its smooth, pure- white icing dries down to a hard, matte finish, which is frequently used to make cake decorations that will last for a long time. Its hardness makes it popular for baked goodies that need to be packed and shipped, without […]

How to Make Ganache from Scratch

Ganache can be used in many ways – it can be used to top, frost, and layer cakes, to coat truffles, to fill tarts, and to add a luxurious feel to any dessert. It is very simple to make: all you have to do to make ganache is mix finely chopped chocolate with warm cream, […]

How to Make Buttercream Icing from Scratch

Compared to other icings, buttercream is softer, more spreadable and manageable. Use it to pipe borders and to frost your cakes. Use it to write names and greetings. Use it to top your cupcakes. You should know that there is a LOT of buttercream icing recipes that you can try. However, it always comes in […]

How to Bake a Chocolate Mud Cake

Nothing beats a slice of chocolate cake paired with a cup of coffee to lighten up a day. There are a lot of chocolate recipes out there claiming to be the best-tasting chocolate cake ever, but that is quite a tall order, and a purely subjective notion; after all, we all have our notions of […]

A Basic European Sponge Cake Recipe

The European sponge cake is a light and airy cake that contains three basic ingredients: eggs, sugar, and flour. It is very versatile – it can be eaten plain, it can be flavored and soaked with extracts or liqueurs, it can even be filled with whipped cream or buttercream, or it can be topped with […]

How to Troubleshoot Fondant

Working with fondant can be a frustrating experience for the beginning cake decorator, but there are easy fixes in order to troubleshoot fondant problems. Here are some of the most common problems that you will encounter when using fondant to cover your cakes, as well as how to fix them: Air bubbles and bulges. That […]

A Classic American Sponge Cake Recipe

A good versatile sponge cake recipe is essential to any baker’s arsenal. Sponge cakes have two types: American and European. It is a great recipe to have on hand, because you can do so many things with it. You can serve a sponge cake plain, with a dusting of icing sugar on top or served […]

Most Common Cake Construction Methods

So you’ve already perfected your recipe for baking the perfect birthday or wedding cake. You’ve already finished filling and frosting it, and now you’re on the last part of the journey: assembling and decorating the cake. Don’t be misled by how pretty those cakes look like! They can be quite heavy, which is why ensuring […]

How to Make Cake Pops

Running out of ideas when it comes to a last-minute, no-fuss, quick party dessert trick? How about trying your hand at learning how to make cake pops? If you have leftover cake lying around the house, you can repurpose it into cake pops. These sweet confections also go by the name of cake balls, cakesicles, […]

How to Make a Naked Cake

While rolled-on fondant has been the go-to style when it comes to decorating traditional wedding cakes, some people would try for something more unconventional, offbeat, and whimsical when it comes to cake decorating; hence, the rising popularity of the naked cake. But what is a naked cake, exactly? Let’s start with what a naked cake […]

How to Make Candy Cane Bark

How to Make Candy Cane Bark Are you looking for a super easy idea for gifts this Christmas? Or do you need last minute presents for the kids to give to their classmates? In this quick video Jessica Pedemont and the Learn Cake Decorating Team show you how to make Candy Cane Bark! So delicious! […]

How to make Ruldolph and Snowmen Cake Pops

How to make Ruldolph and Snowmen Cake Pops Are you looking for a super easy idea for gifts this Christmas? Or do you need last minute presents for the kids to give to their classmates? In this quick video Adam Cremona shows you how to make these adorable Christmas Cake Pops! So cute!  

How to make Christmas Cupcakes

Christmas is just around the corner and with that comes Christmas parties and Christmas gifts. These cupcakes are so quick and easy to make and make a perfect centre piece at a Christmas party or as a gift for teachers at school. Learn to make perfect fondant cupcakes for Christmas, a cute polar bear, a […]

How to make a Teddy Bear Cake Topper Part 3

How to make a Teddy Bear Cake Topper Part 3 This is Part 3 of a 3 part series in creating a cake from start to finish. This video shows you how to make a cute Teddy cake topper for your cake.   Watch Part 1 here where we show you how to set up […]

How to make Marshmallow fondant

How to make Marshmallow fondant I hear people asking all the time about how to make marshmallow fondant. I do buy premade fondant for all my cakes so I thought I would share this marshmallow fondant recipe from Liz at the Artisan Cake Company that has had rave reviews   To watch more tutorials Have […]

How to make an Adventure Time Cake

How to make an Adventure Time Cake Do your kids love this show? My daughter just goes crazy for these guys and she would go crazy for this cake too from How to Cook That with Anne Reardon   To watch more how to videos check out out FREE tutorials section https://www.learncakedecoratingonline.com/category/freetutorials/

How to make a 2 tier cake with Ruffles Part 2

How to make a 2 tier cake with Ruffles Part 2 This is Part 2 of a 3 part series in creating a cake from start to finish. This video shows you how to make your ruffles. Cake ruffles are so wildly popular at the moment and this easy technique will have you making them […]

How to Make and Ice Sugar Cookies – Apple and Ballet Cookies

How to Make and Ice Sugar Cookies – Apple and Ballet Cookies Cookies are a whole world of fun and in this full length video tutorial, I show you how to make both cookies covered in fondant AND cookies with royal icing. Then you will learn to decorating by piping with royal icing. Make sure […]

How to Cover Your Cake in Fondant

How to Cover Your Cake in Fondant – Part 2 of a 4 part series A few weeks ago we posted a video series about creating a cake from start to finish and you loved it! The only problems was that we forgot part 2! Covering the cake! So here it is. You can find […]

How to Pipe in Chocolate

How to Pipe in Chocolate Create easy decorations for cakes by piping chocolate onto non-stick acetate or baking paper. Super quick, easy and effective! 1. Fill a piping bag with tempered chocolate and snip off the tip.(If you want more instructions on tempering your chocolate see our easy tempering guide here) If you don’t know […]

How to Make a Paper Piping Bag

How to Make  a Paper Piping Bag from baking paper I find that I have so much more control with a homemade bag as it is smaller and much easier to use. If you haven’t tried it make sure you give it a go. It may take a few tries but it is so worth […]

Top 10 Cake Decorating Tools

Top 10 Cake Decorating Tools, that you just can’t live without… When it comes to cake decorating we all have our preferences. Cake flavours, frosting versus ganache, hell, even fondant versus marzipan. But there are some tools, which bakers and decorators alike just can’t seem to go past So with that in mind, we have […]

How to Make Sugar Pearls

How to Make Sugar Pearls I know they say that diamonds are a girls best friend but I am quite partial to a pearl myself. Something about that old world feel and a gentle nod to my British heritage of pearls and a twin set! Pearls are just a gorgeous addition to a cake and […]

How to Bake BIG Cakes

How to Bake BIG Cakes – Baking Tips for Big Cakes The questions we get asked so often are …. How do I bake a large cake, so that the inside is cooked and the outside isn’t overcooked ? How do I prevent my cake doming and cracking? How do I get a high cake? […]

How to Make “Noah Spreads His Love”

How to Make “Noah Spreads His Love” Today I am so excited to share this fabulous tutorial from the lovely Trish at Cakicature. Trish shares my love for big dogs with slobbery mouths and today her dog Noah is sharing a bit of his love around!                   […]

How to get all the forms you need for your cake business

DOWNLOAD my  PRICING and Marketing Forms Pack NOW How to get all the forms you need for your cake business When  you start a business, it can take just so long to get all your ducks in a row. I know for me this part of my business took so much trial and error and […]

How To Make Ombre Sugar Hearts

How To Make Ombre Sugar Hearts I am loving these little sugar hearts! I made these a while ago for a cake and took some photos along the way and then promptly forgot about them! Luckily for you I stumbled across them and made this cutie patootie tutorial for you. And the best part….they are […]

Cherry Cake Part 3 – Decorating Your Cake

Cherry Cake  Part 3 – Decorating Your Cake This is Part 2 of a 3 part series in creating a cake from start to finish. This video shows you how to add stripes to a fondant cake. Louise Vansleve, founder of Learn Cake and Learn Cake Decorating Online shows you just how to create your […]

7 Top Tips for Photographing Your Cakes

7 Top Tips for Photographing Your Cakes Lets improve your cake photography with a few simple tips. LIGHTING If you only learn one thing from this article, make sure its this one! It is ALL about lighting. The light source you have will make or break your images. Natural light is always best and a […]

How to Photograph Your Cake with A White Background

How to Photograph Your Cake with A White Background I see this being asked all the time in cakey forums and some decorators have in fact made photographing their cakes this way their signature look. It can be tricky especially if you don’t have a nice big window and or enough light sources. There are […]

How to put Stripes on a Fondant Cake

This is Part 2 of a 3 part series in creating a cake from start to finish. This video shows you how to add stripes to a fondant cake. Louise Vansleve, founder of Learn Cake and Learn Cake Decorating Online shows you just how to create your cake from start to finish!

Noah in the Bath Cake Topper

Noah in the Bath Cake Topper Today we welcome our new guest blogger Trish Barber from Cakicature with the first in her Poocha series. Lets just say Trish is a figurine goddess and I would say we will be seeing quite a bit more of her around the cakey traps! 1. To make a Noah […]

How to Ganache a Cake

How to Ganache a Cake This is the first in our 3 part series of the next 3 Tuesdays teaching you how to make a fondant cake right from the basics. Part 1 this week will show you how to properly set up and ganache a cake. Materials – some items are for the next […]

Cointreau and Rosemary Cake Recipe

Here is the only collection of triple-tested recipes that you will ever need.

Together with chef Adam Cremona, we came up together with a range of mouth watering cakes that can be used as dessert cakes and cakes under fondant or buttercream.

We have also included ganaches, buttercreams, syrups and jellies to be used as accompaniments to your cakes.

You will see a guide with each cake

GF - Gluten FREE

FC - Perfect for Fondant Cakes

BC - Perfect for Buttercream Cakes

DC - Dessert Cakes - Perfect just as they are

I hope you enjoy cooking with and using these recipes as much as we have enjoyed creating, styling, photographing and eating them!

Top Tips for Perfect Mud Cakes

Top Tips for Perfect Mud Cakes The mud cake is relative newcomer to the cake scene, seeming to have popped up somewhere in the 1970’s. The first mud cakes came from America descending from the famed Brownie and Fudge, and originally contained marshmallow. Other derivatives of this cake are the Mississippi Mud Pie and Dirt […]

Gorgeous Marble Cake Recipe

Gorgeous Marble Cake Recipe This cake and the accompanying photo, was one of my favourites from the book shoot for our new book “For The Love of Cake”. The gorgeous swirls of Neapolitan colours made me think of the simple pleasure of baking and texture of this cake has the most perfect home baked buttery […]

How to Cover Cupcakes Perfectly

How to Cover Cupcakes Perfectly In this short video Handi Mulyana teaches you how to cover a cupcake perfectly, providing you with a super smooth base to put your cupcake decorations on. Materials • Ganache • Sugar or jam syrup • Blue, Green, Pink, Red, Yellow, Brown, Beige, Black and White fondant • Cupcakes Equipment […]

Better Baking Basics

Here at Learn Cake Decorating Online we get lots of questions about just how to get perfect cakes.  This week resident expert Pam Doyle gives an answer to a very common and confusing area of baking. “I’m having a hard time following recipes, I don’t understand measurements .  I never learned how to measure liquids […]

Sticky Honey, Almond and Amaretto Cake

Do you know much about bees? Did you know they are dying? Many people don’t realise just how critical to our ecosystem these little creatures are. I know if one stings you it can be a little annoying. Ok well maybe also annoying. But what will be even more annoying is living in a time […]

Dulce De Luche Chocolate Brownies

Dulce De Luche Chocolate Brownies Sometimes you just have to be bad. Like ridiculously, downright naughty kind of bad. Like lick your finger, lick the bowl and scrape out the last dribble of caramel from the jug kind of bad. So I have been. Bad, that is. Not the petrol station hold up kind, just […]

How to make Ladybird Cupcakes

How to make Ladybird Cupcakes Learn how to make this super cute Ladybird cupcakes with Handi Mulyana. The kids will absolutely love these and with any Safari, Zoo, Farm, Picnic or Jungle themed party. How to make Ladybird Cupcakes 1. Cover your cupcakes                         […]

Rhubarb Yoghurt Cake with Sticky Rhubarb Sauce

Rhubarb Yoghurt Cake with Sticky Rhubarb Sauce I have been a rhubarb lover since I was a kid. Stewed rhubarb and apple had a regular and much loved place on our dessert table as kids and so when I spied the Wild Strawberry and Rhubarb Yoghurt flavour, it was the first to be popped into […]

Almond and Pecan Coffee Crumble Cake Recipe

Here is the only collection of triple-tested recipes that you will ever need.

Together with chef Adam Cremona, we came up together with a range of mouth watering cakes that can be used as dessert cakes and cakes under fondant or buttercream.

We have also included ganaches, buttercreams, syrups and jellies to be used as accompaniments to your cakes.

You will see a guide with each cake

GF - Gluten FREE

FC - Perfect for Fondant Cakes

BC - Perfect for Buttercream Cakes

DC - Dessert Cakes - Perfect just as they are

I hope you enjoy cooking with and using these recipes as much as we have enjoyed creating, styling, photographing and eating them!

How to Make a Lion Cupcake

Learn how to make these awesome and easy Lion cupcakes with Handi Mulyana from the Learn Cake Decorating Online Team. The kids will absolutely love these and with any Safari, Zoo or Jungle themed party.  Materials • Ganache • Sugar or jam syrup • Blue, Green, Pink, Red, Yellow, Brown, Beige, Black and White fondant […]

Classic Sponge Cake

Here is the only collection of triple-tested recipes that you will ever need.

Together with chef Adam Cremona, we came up together with a range of mouth watering cakes that can be used as dessert cakes and cakes under fondant or buttercream.

We have also included ganaches, buttercreams, syrups and jellies to be used as accompaniments to your cakes.

You will see a guide with each cake

GF - Gluten FREE

FC - Perfect for Fondant Cakes

BC - Perfect for Buttercream Cakes

DC - Dessert Cakes - Perfect just as they are

I hope you enjoy cooking with and using these recipes as much as we have enjoyed creating, styling, photographing and eating them!

How to make Berry Clafoutis

How to make Berry Clafoutis They say in life that one door closes and another opens. It sounds so cliched , but its true. This is exactly what is happening to me this week. I am literally closing a door. A door on something that just didn’t work and you know what, I couldn’t be […]

Can Cheesecake make you happy?

Lime and Pistachio Cheesecake. I promise it will make you happy. Maggie Beer, arguably one of Australia’s happiest personalities sat on a panel at a previous years Happiness and its Causes conference discussing the link between happiness and food and spoke with her customary warmth and energy about “the feeling of warmth that comes not […]

How to make a cake gift box

Make  a Cake Gift Box Are you looking for a super easy idea for gifts this Christmas? Or do you need a last minute present to take to a party? In this quick video Verusca Walker shows you how to make cute fondant cupcake boxes that you can fill with any treats you like! Learn […]

How to Make Perfect Macarons

How to Make Macarons So we missed Macaron day this year but that doesn’t mean you should miss out on macarons! Join Jessica Pedemont from Learn Cake Decorating Online as she makes the most delicious Macarons you ever did eat! If you make some macarons, make sure you post your pictures on Facebook or Instagram […]

Doughnuts – Spiced Pumpkin Doughnuts Recipe

Chai Spiced Pumpkin Doughnuts Its doughnut day and what better way to celebrate than to cook doughnuts! I had never made doughnuts before and for some reason always thought they would be really hard! They actually are not! There are some recipes out there that use yeast and are a little bit trickier  but this […]

Boca Negra Cake – Most Amazing Cake Ever

MOST AMAZING CAKE EVER! This Boca Negra cake is like a giant chocolate truffle! I kid you not! And its gluten free! Adam Cremona popped over for dinner a few weeks ago with this goodness and I just had to pull out my camera, take a shot, write the recipe on a serviette and share […]

How to Make Chocolate Truffles

How to Make Chocolate Truffles Learn how to make these beautiful and easy chocolate truffles with Jessica Pedemont. What a way to use up any leftover ganache! Perfect as a quick dessert or even packaged up as a gift!  

Make Sublime Chocolate Ganache Tarts

Chocolate Ganache Tarts Learn how to make this beautiful and easy chocolate tarts with Jessica Pedemont. What a way to use up any leftover ganache! Perfect as a quick dessert or even packaged up as a gift!

Make an Ice Cream Cake topper

Make an Ice Cream Cake Topper Louise Vansleve, founder of Learn Cake and Learn Cake Decorating Online shows you just how quick and easy it is to make a fun Ice Cream Cake Topper using homemade Rice Krispies!  

Make a Cute Monkey Cupcake

Make a Cute Monkey Cupcake How cute are Monkeys? Learn how to make these awesome and easy Monkey cupcakes with Handi Mulyana from the Learn Cake Decorating Online Team. The kids will absolutely love these and with any Safari, Zoo or Jungle themed party.

Best Ever Spiced Rum Cake and Hot Rum Milk

                        I went to Fiji for about 8 hours on Christmas eve 2013……..Random, I know. It was a cruise stop off. There is not much you can do in 8 hours on an island. However I did manage to buy an international phone charger […]

Make Spiced Hot Chocolate with Jess and Poppy

What happens when the Learn Cake Decorating Online team have a sleepover? Make spiced hot chocolate of course! Join Jessica Pedemont and adorable Poppy as they whip up a delicious hot chocolate using spices and leftover ganache!  

How to make Honeycomb with Jessica Pedemont

Jessica Pedemont from Chocolate Artisan shows you how to make this super easy but irresistible honeycomb. Honeycomb Recipe Ingredients: 125g castor sugar 65g honey 65g glucose 30g water 7g bi-carb soda Method: In a saucepan place water, glucose, honey and castor sugar. Cook on low heat till all sugar has dissolved and caramel develops. Add […]

Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Poppy and Jess

Poppy and Jess are back with this super cute tutorial to show you how to make scrummy chocolate chip cookies! In todays world of egg free and nut free schools, it can be super hard to find Egg Free and nut free recipes that you can pop in the kids lunch boxes. This one was […]

How to make Hamburger Macarons

How to make Hamburger Macarons To celebrate Hamburger Day on the 24th May we decided to create a sweet Hamburger and make Hamburger Macarons! In this tutorial Jessica Pedemont teaches you how to make a perfect macaron and then how to turn it into the sweetest little burger you ever did see! Macaron Recipe 300g […]

Flavour Your Ganache with Essential Oils

Something we get asked about all the time is cake flavours. In this video Louise shows you just how to use pure essential oils to add flavour to your ganache. To buy the oils that Louise uses click here — http://bit.ly/essentoils

How to make Perfect Chocolate Ganache

One question that we get asked more than anything is how to make the perfect ganache for covering cakes. In this video Chocolatier  Jessica Pedemont takes you through exactly how to get it right.

What can go wrong with Ganache and How to fix it!

One question that we get asked more than anything is how to make the perfect ganache for covering cakes. In Part 2 of our Ganache series Chocolatier  Jessica Pedemont talks about all the things that can go wrong with ganache and just how to fix them!

Winter is Coming – Make this Awesome Game of Thrones Cupcake

Margie Carter, makes the most extraordinary figurines and cake toppers  for Learn Cake Decorating Online. She started out by doing a five year Fine Arts Degree plus portrait painting, sculpting and pottery, but she still thinks that working with cake is the hardest medium to work with. She is always so busy but we found […]

How to make Red velvet Cake

How to make Red Velvet Cake Learn how to make this beautiful and easy Red Velvet Cake with Adam Cremona. What a perfect quick dessert or even a great gift ! Red Velvet Cake Recipe writer – Adam Cremona This super moist, crimson coloured cake’s origin is buried deep within American baking history. Nobody really […]

Using essential oils to flavour your ganache

I often get asked how you can expand your cake flavours without adding to your workload.  If you want to keep your repertoire with cakes quite small, a simple way to introduce flavour is with your ganache and syrups. I like to use pure essential oils to flavour my ganaches as I do not like […]