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How To Make A Cute Baby Unicorn Cake

This cute baby unicorn cake is simply baked using a pudding basin and a round cake tin so that there’s hardly any carving of cake at all.

Cake decorating project sheets

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  1. Cake decorating know how
  2. Fun projects & recipes
    Fabulous ideas to keep children and adults busy for hours

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Cake Decorating Know-How

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    Working With Hexagonal Cake Tins

    Baking a hexagonal cake? Make sure you choose the correct cake board and box with this handy download.

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    How To Make A Strawberry Cake!

    We made this scrumptious strawberry cake to bring a little summer warmth to the cold winter months, and now you can make it too. It’s vibrant, fun, moreish, and very easy on the eye!

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    Red and Rose Gold Heart Cake

    We created this vibrant red and rose gold ‘Queen of Hearts’ inspired cake for Valentine’s this year using edible lace. This cake will be adored by your loved ones on Valentine’s Day, or you could feature it as a centrepiece at an Alice in Wonderland themed party!

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    How To Make Summer Bird House Cake

    We love Fmm’s ‘More Than A Bird House’ cutter set and so have created this pretty summer cake with bunting and cherry blossom. Why not design your very own bird house and get carried away creating colourful patterns on paper first that can be reproduced on the cake.

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    How To Make A Garden Shed Cake

    Creating this garden shed cake is easy if you have a few of the right products. Believe it or not, the shed is made using a cutter set called ‘More Than A Bird House’ and it does exactly what it says!

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    How To Make It’s ‘A Dog’s Life’ Cake

    The Karen Davies Dogs By Alice mould is so flexible and easy to use that you can actually use sugarpaste in the mould if the dogs are going to lie flat on your cake or around the sides.

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    How To Make A Ski Chalet Cake

    This quaint little ski lodge sits upon a charming backdrop of snow topped rocky mountains.Get creative and adorn your cake with some textured fir trees and frosty snowflakes to finish off your magical winter retreat.

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    Christmas Gingerbread House Cake

    This colourful sugar gingerbread house makes a great Christmas cake topper. You can design and create your own template or use Fmm’s birdhouse cutter set which is a great addition to your cake decorating tool kit as it can be used to make a variety of different cake toppers!

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    Toffee Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting

    We've gone baking mad here at Cake Craft this week! Our cake mixes are used by the professionals, and they're our little secret to making delicious cakes and cupcakes every single time.

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    Oodles of pretty icing flowers in no time at all!

    We absolutely love the Blossom Sugar Art box set! It’s packed full of 15 unique flower cutters and 3 double sided moulds which couldn’t be easier to use. 

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    How To Make A Sparkly Tiara With Edible Jewels

    Learn how easy it is to create a spectacular tiara cake topper in icing! Decorated with edible jewels and finished with an edible sparkly glitter, it’s perfect for a little princess’s birthday cake!

    The set comes in 2 sizes so you can make little ones for cupcakes and we really love using them to cut out delicate side designs - check out our beautiful aqua wedding cake!

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    How To Make A Bouncy Easter Bunny Sugar Model

    The Easter Bunny has arrived in the form of this adorable sugar model. This makes a quirky little centrepiece to bring a traditional Easter cake to life, and requires only two modelling tools. It might look tricky, but it actually couldn’t be easier. Why not give it a go this Easter!


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    How To Paint A Cake Super Gold

    We’re always asked what the secret is to achieving a solid gold colour on cakes. It seems to be one of those techniques that everyone wants to master, and now we have discovered the perfect way to do it.

    With the Rolkem Super Gold metallic food colouring lustre dust, it couldn’t be easier. 

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    How To Decorate A Cake In Gold Sequins

    Cakes decorated in edible gold sequins have been trending for a while now, and at last we’ve found the perfect, easy way to make them! 

    The cake lace sequins mat allows you to make 236 edible sequins all in one go. It requires hardly any lace mix, and takes no time at all.


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    How To Make Beautiful Sparkly Pearls

    We love the exciting range of Karen Davies moulds that includes an incredible ornate pearl effect mould and a pearl border mould. Take a look at how we have used these moulds to completely transform two simple cakes into a couple of stunning showstoppers!

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    How To Make Every Letter And Number With One Great Tin

    One tin, countless uses. The Wilton Countless Celebrations Cake Pan Set is perfect for making cakes fit for all occasions. 

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    How To Make The Easiest Peony Ever

    Want to make pretty peonies but feel it looks far too complicated? With the help of these amazing cutters, it couldn’t be easier! They have been designed to work together to make the easiest and quickest peony ever.

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    How To Make A Happy Birthday Icing Cake Topper

    Create a funky shaped Happy Birthday cake topper that can be popped on the side or top of your cake and coloured and decorated to suit the theme of your party.

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    How To Make The Easiest Ranunculus Ever

    Create beautiful sugar flowers using the Easiest Ranunculus Ever cutter set. Use a modelling icing or florist paste so that the petals hold their shape and remember to graduate the colour of the petals so that the flowers look realistic!

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    How To Make Buttercream Flowers Using Moulds

    The Karen Davies Buttercream Flowers Mould is ideal for creating realistic flowers with a buttercream effect for wedding cakes and celebration cakes. The ‘buttercream flower’ look on cakes couldn’t be easier to recreate thanks to this amazing mould! By using Perfect Paste instead of buttercream you make less of a mess and still achieve a beautiful effect.

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    Pretty Flowers Using The Mixed Blossom Kit

    Create a cascade of mixed flowers, ideal for cupcakes using this amazing little kit. In 6 simple steps you too will be able to create your own beautiful cascade!

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    Cupcake Piping Guide

    Ever wondered which tube to use to make those cupcake swirls, stars and shells? Look no further with our free guide!

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    How To Guide: Baking Cupcakes With Our Madeira Cake Mix

    Our rich golden Madeira mix (which simply needs water!) is perfect for baking cupcakes. Follow our 6 simple steps to make them and our tips on covering them with sugarpaste!

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    Create Perfect Polka Dots

    Polka dot designs on cakes are really popular but it takes careful planning and patience to achieve the correct spacing required for a perfect finish.The Press-Ice tools take the stress away. 

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    Dowelling A Cake With Pillars

    There will always be a place for the more traditional look as pillars not only give dramatic height to a cake but can add a touch of elegance. Find out how the professionals do it with our free step-by-step guide.

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    Lining Standard Cake Tins

    Stop your cake sticking to your cake tin  once and for all with our handy step-by-step guide.

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    Lining Number Cake Tins

    Ever lost your cake mix through the base of your tin ? Make that a thing of the past with our quick step-by-set guide. Size 1MB PDF

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    Covering A Round Cake With Sugarpaste

    Sugarpaste is a sweet icing that can be rolled out and used to cover cakes. This easy to follow 15 step guide will show how to get the perfect finish!

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    Dowelling A Stacked Cake

    If you are making a stacked cake, whether sponge or rich fruit, each tier (apart from the top) needs to be supported. Find out how the professionals do it with free our step-by-step guide.

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    Making Edible Lace With Embossing Set

    In this project we show you how to make edible lace  using the Textured Lace & Embossing Sets to create stunning wedding / celebration cakes.

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    How To Make Chocolate Lace

    Here we have used the Karen Davies Lottie Lace Mould to create the intricate lace around the bottom edge of each tier.

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    Sugarpaste Bows

    These cute bows for the top of cupcakes are really simple to make, would be a great project for children to try and
    taste divine.

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    Baking Perfect Cupcakes

    This is a short guide to baking perfect cupcakes, no recipes involved, just some hints and tips to help you along the way and a few fun ideas to try out at home.

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    How To Make The Perfect Cake Pop

    Cake pops seem to be coming ever more popular and maybe it’s because of their novelty factor. This short guide has 7 simple steps and lots of ideas.

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    Making Hydrangea Flowers

    Hydrangea blossoms always look so exquisite because of their delicate nature and wonderful colours. This short guide has 6 simple steps to follow to 

     

    create your very own Hydrangeas.

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    Easiest Sugar Ruffles and Roses Ever!

    This step-by-step tutorial will show you how to create the most amazing roses and ruffles using 'The Smaller Easiest Rose Ever' cutter set. Learn how to make dainty roses for cupcakes and ruffles to decorate the side of small cakes.

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    How To Guide: Sugarpaste, Ready To Roll And Fondant Icings

    Our guide will advise you on the quantity of sugarpaste required to cover a cake.
    We also include our free project sheet on covering a round cake with sugarpaste.

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    How To Make A Rainbow Cake

    This pretty cake is perfect for any romantic or girls celebration. You can choose your own colour theme and be as delicate or bold as you like.

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    Icing Lace In Minutes

    Learn how to make delicate edible lace in minutes with Sweet Lace Express. The icing lace can be shaped, coloured and even made into delicate lace butterflies.

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    Mother's Day Ideas

    Using baking cups instead of cupcakes. Theses cakes make a superb centre piece for an afternoon tea or Mother’s Day get together.


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    Beautiful Sugar Peony Flowers

    How to make this lovely Peony flower. A stunning centre peice on your cake!

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    The Jem Cupid Rose

    Create roses really quickly using the Cupid Rose Jem Cutter. Supplied with a triple leaf cutter which compliments the small roses perfectly.

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    Large Wired Sugar Rose

    Just a little patience required and in no time you will be making beautiful sugar roses for your cakes!

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    Easiest Sugar Roses Ever!

    You won’t believe how quick and easy it is to make all these beautiful buds and roses using just one cutter and a simple technique. Find out how using our step-by-step guide.

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    Rose Shaped Biscuits

    Create these amazing rose shaped biscuits using the Karen Davies Large Rose Mould. We have given you a tasty recipe to use but you may prefer to use one of your own.

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    How To Guide: Recipes For Chocolate Cake Coverings

    Learn how to achieve fabulous ganache to cover your cakes.
    We also show you a quick and easy way of making a chocolate fondant icing, great for covering cupcakes!

     

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    DAZZLING DAISY AND GERBERA CAKE

    A stunning and simple cake for all sorts of celebrations.

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    Easter Drip Cake

    Drip cakes are all the fashion this year and so we have designed our own Easter drip cake and cupcake using coloured candy buttons and a selection of Easter decorations.

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Fun Projects & Recipes

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    NOT JUST A SNOWFLAKE CUTTER!

    We love how versatile the snowflake plunger cutters are - take a look at these fun festive cupcake designs!

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    How To Create A Whimsical Unicorn Carousel Cake

    This dazzling carousel cake featuring whimsical unicorns would make a spectacular birthday cake for children and adults.

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    Edible Designs To Colour In Yourself

    Mindfulness colouring-in books are all the rage at the moment. But what’s better than colouring-in books?... Colouring-in cakes of course! These beautiful edible designs can be filled in with vibrant colours, and make for fun birthday cakes, especially for children!

    Edible pens at the ready – colouring-in isn’t just for kids, you know...

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    How To Create A Fabulous Flamingo Cake

    Turn a plain iced cake into a whimsical baby shower or birthday cake, simply by adding flamingo shaped cookies decorated with sugarpaste
    and personalise with push easy cutters.

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    How To Buttercream A Tall Cake And Paint Cute Animal Decorations

    We created this trendy tall cake using a few of our favourite baking essentials – the cake leveller, the cake lifter, and the tall side scraper.

    We also took the opportunity to try out some of Fmm’s adorable cutters to show you a simple technique of painting on icing.

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    How To Make A Completely Cuckoo Chocolate Drip Cake For Easter

    With Easter just around the corner now, we thought we’d get creative with the main thing that everyone looks forward to... chocolate! We went a bit cuckoo with this luxury chocolate drip cake topped with a realistic looking rooster. We like to think of it as a quirky alternative to the customary yellow fluffy chick cake topper – the cake may look a bit wacky, but it tastes absolutely delicious!

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    How to make a 3D Minion Cake

    Minions are a very popular choice for a birthday cake, and now we’ve found the perfect fuss free way to make one! The 3D Minions Cake Frame Kit is designed primarily for making your own standing Minion cake. It’s a fantastic piece of equipment, and perfect for making 3D novelty cakes on a sturdy re-useable base.

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    How To Make A Cute Baby Unicorn Cake

    This cute baby unicorn cake is simply baked using a pudding basin and a round cake tin so that there’s hardly any carving of cake at all.

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    Frightfully Fun Halloween Ideas

    Halloween gives everyone the excuse to spend some time in the kitchen. Here we have come up with some fun ideas for decorating and packaging your 

     

    spooky Halloween treats.

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    Sexy Man Cake

    Learn how to decorate with this step-by-step guide.  Great for ladies birthdays and celebrations.

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    How To Decorate A Shaped Novelty Cake

    If you have ever purchased a shaped tin / pan (whatever the shape may be)  then this guide will lead you through each step to create a fantastic cake.

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    Patriotic Fun - Jazz Up Your Party Food

    With so many celebrating the forthcoming Diamond Jubilee we have come up with some fun ideas for decorating traditional party food.

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    Teddy Bear Sleep Over Cake

    Have fun creating this cute teddy bear sleepover cake. It's fun and easy with our simple step-by-step guide.

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    How To Decorate A Shaped Novelty Cake 2

    If you have ever purchased a shaped tin / pan (whatever the shape may be) then this guide will lead you through each step to create a fantastic cake.

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    Bake A Dad Cupcakes

    What better way to show your dad how much you love him by making him into a cupcake?! This project is fun and easy.

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    Jolly Face Christmas Cupcakes

    These cupcakes are made using the jolly face cutter set from Cake Craft World. They are not only for Christmas though, they can be used all year round to create fantastic faces on cupcakes and celebration cakes.

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    French Fancies By Peggy Porschen

    My inspiration for these designs comes from an old French patisserie book I used to study during my training at Le Cordon Bleu. The piped chocolate designs have an appealing retro-feel and are easy to achieve with simple piping techniques.

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    Chocolate Hearts By Peggy Porschen

    These little French-style chocolate heart cakes make a delightful alternative to chocolate or chocolate truffles.

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    Butterfly Cookies BY Peggy Porschen

    The challenge is to find the butterflies... this is just one of many examples of how an attractive piece of printed fabric can instantly inspire you into creating something simply gorgeous.

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    Superhero Cupcakes

    Turn your favourite Superhero characters into amazing 3D cupcakes. A fun project for parents and children to enjoy together. Note: parental guidance recommended.

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    How To Make A Princess Cake

    This easy to follow guide demonstrates how easy it is to make this beautiful princess cake that will make any little birthday girl jump for joy. We used the Classic Wonder mould or alternatively...

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    How To Make A Christmas Tree Cake

    This festive cake is perfect for a family Christmas celebration and great fun to decorate as the entire family can get involved.

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    Amazing Christmas Cupcakes

    These festive cupcakes look their very best when they are made using intense brightly coloured icing; add some extra colour in the decorations, a little sparkle with edible lustre spray or dusts and they simply look amazing!

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    How To Make An Owl Cake

    Wooo someone you love with this cute mother and baby owl cake.

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    How To Make A Bear Hugs Cake

    Who could resist this adorable teddy bear cake? Perfect for Valentine's, birthdays or simply to say 'I Love You!'

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    How To Make A Tyre Cake

    As the Formula One racing car season is just about to start, a tyre seemed the perfect cake for 'big' boys who love their cars!

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    How To Make A Pizza Cake

    How to make this fabulous pizza cake  with chopped tomatos, Mozzarella, sliced olives and basil leaves. Even the wood effect board is created from sugarpaste! 

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    Tyrannosaurus Cake

    Get Jurassic with this Terrific Tyrannosaurus Dinosaur Cake.

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    Jurassic Cupcake

    Scary dinosaur cupcakes.  You will either love or hate them !

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    Snowflake Princess Cake

    This frosty princess shimmers with edible glitters. Learn how to create her icy image with pearlised hair, a sparkling dress and an opaque shimmering cape.

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    Make Your Own Christmas Jumper Cake

    Make the special person in your life a woolly jumper cake  this Christmas with this simple & easy to follow guide. Can be made from a standard 9 inch tin. Template included.

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    Festive Cupcakes

    Simple festive cupcakes using four cute Christmas shaped plunger cutters.

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    Cupcake Shoes

    Recreate your favourite shoes in cake with these sassy shoe cupcakes. They are a little bit fiddly but great fun to design, make and decorate and the perfect gift for ‘shoeaholics’!

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    Aliens Are Coming

    If you are having a space themed party then these comical alien cupcakes are not only fun, but quick and easy to do.

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    Super Flying Saucer Cake

    This super shiny spaceship cake is really fun and easy to make. To create the spherical shape, bake your favourite sponge recipe in either half a ball tin or a pudding basin.

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    Cute Bunny Cake

    With a few handy tips, this cute bunny cake is fairly simple and quick to make once you know which products to use. We created the ‘HAPPY EASTER’ message out of cookies using the Push Easy upper case alphabet cutters.

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    Christmas All Wrapped Up!

    Baking homemade treats for Christmas presents and parties has never been more popular. From cookies and cakes to mince pies and truffles, there’s a box, bag or wrapping idea for everything!

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    How to make A Easy Handbag

    In 5 easy steps you could create this impressive handbag cake.

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    The Queen Made In Cake!

    Creating a 3D caricature of The Queen sitting with a cupcake on her lap was quite a challenge to take on, but once started she soon became a reality without too much difficulty!

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    PRETTY GINGERBREAD COUPLE AND COTTAGE CAKE

    Create this fabulous Christmas cake topper in 7 easy steps.

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