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Princess Castle Cake with FIREWORKS

This castle cake is like nothing you've ever seen before. It has a 3D fireworks show over the top of it.  You really need to see it to believe it so watch the video to see it in action.   To make the Castle Cake with FIREWORKS you will need: Download the Surprise Cakes App from or The ... »

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Doctor Who Dalek Cake Dr Who

Lets celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who with a Dalek cake.  As a child watching the world famous sci-fi series, the Daleks were quite terrifying with their harsh electro war-cry 'exterminate, exterminate'.  Over the past 50 years, Daleks have appeared in all seasons of Doctor Who, with a number of variations to their appearance ... »

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Pink Ombre Cake Recipe How To

Inspired by the ombre fashion trend this pink ombre cake is super easy and will delight your friends at your next party. You can just as easily turn it into a blue ombre cake or purple ombre cake but for my liking the rose pink is the way to go.   You will need: Three 20cm (7.87 inches) round ... »

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Gingerbread House Wedding Cake Recipe

  To make the house you will need the gingerbread house template:   To make the size house shown print on A3 paper. Gingerbread Recipe To make this house required three batches of dough. This is a beautiful recipe that tastes delicious and is easier to make in large quantities than other recipes I have used in the past. 430g (15.17 ounces) ... »

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Pirate Cake for DVD Release Event

You can imagine my kids excitement when I was approached to make a cake for an event to promote the release of the The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists DVD. The event organizer, working on behalf of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment was hosting a screening of the film and a modelling workshop with the ... »

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How to Make a Princess Cake Using Fondant

How to make a princess cake - Step 1 Make your cakes and gather what you need You will need: A round and a bowl shaped cake - see recipe at end of post 1 quantity of buttercream - see buttercream recipes here Doll to go inside you cake - or you can make your own out of fondant. The video ... »

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Gingerbread House Pattern – UP Movie Carls House

  Are you UP for a challenge? Download the printable pattern below for this gingerbread mansion from the UP movie and start baking. Purchase the UP Gingerbread House Pattern   To make the size house shown print on A3 paper. Hover over pictures for instructions. For this house I used the gingerbread dough recipe from masterchef.  I swapped half the glucose ... »

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Four different ways to do fondant lettering

  Fondant Lettering Techniques 1. Print, Trace, Cut:  This is good for logos, like the ninjago one that have specific lettering styles.  Print it out on the computer the size that you need and cut it out.  Roll out your fondant on some baking paper, place the cut out paper letters on top and cut around them ... »

Sugar Paste / Fondant Basics for Cake Decorating

Sugar Paste / Fondant Basics for Cake Decorating

Where to get fondant / sugar paste Sugar Paste or Fondant can be purchased from most cake decorating stores. If you don't have one near you then buy 'orchard white icing' from supermarkets (if you are in Australia). Alternatively you can make marshmallow fondant or normal fondant at home. For a review of eight different types of ... »

Gingerbread House Recipe

Gingerbread House Recipe Summary: To make your very own ginger bread house firstly you need to design a house out of paper, stick it together and check it works. Then make your ginger bread dough. To make a house the size of the one pictured above, you need to double these quantities. If you don't have ... »

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