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Sep 08

Your Essential Cake Tools

By Suzi Witt | Home Page Blog Posts

08 September 2018Your Essential Cake Tools Cake Tools! There are so many that you could literally spend $$$$$ on tools thinking you need them all.  But in fact there is very little you really need when you first get started.  And there is a whole heap of stuff you could end up buying and never using! This […]

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Sep 07

How to Repair Elephant Skin

By Suzi Witt | Home Page Blog Posts

07 September 2018How to Repair Elephant Skin  Ahhh – elephant skin on cakes.  When you envision a perfectly smooth cake but actually ened up with one that is all wrinkly and not smooth – just like elephant skin. Watch this tutorial to know how to repair that. Why does Elephant Skin happen?Elephant skin can happen because […]

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Sep 06

How to make Perfect Vanilla Buttercream

By Suzi Witt | Home Page Blog Posts

06 September 2018How to make Perfect Vanilla Buttercream Vanilla buttercream is an absolutely staple for cake maker.  In this free tutorial, learn how to make a basic but highly reliable American Buttercream (otherwise known as ABC).  Ingredients you will needYou will need 4 ingredients:250 grams butter (around 2 large sticks) . Choose the whitest one you […]

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Sep 05

Royal Icing Recipe: Free Tutorial

By Suzi Witt | Home Page Blog Posts

05 September 2018How to make Royal Icing  Royal Icing! Watch the video above to learn how to make simple royal icing with an egg. What is Royal Icing?This type of icing is one of the simplest and most traditional icings there is. It’s made from confectioners’ sugar (powdered sugar), egg whites and flavorings.It is most typically […]

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Sep 04

Free Tutorial: How to Colour Fondant

By Suzi Witt | Home Page Blog Posts

04 September 2018How to Colour Fondant / Sugarpaste When it comes to colouring fondant, you have two choices: pre coloured or colour it yourself. Well actually, that is not strictly true. You can also cover cakes in white fondant and then airbrush on the colour. Or you can paint a white fondant covered cake as well. You […]

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Sep 03

Introduction to Modelling Tools

By Suzi Witt | Video Tutorials

03 September 2018Introduction to Modelling Tools Modelling Tools… enter Holy cow! There are a LOT of modelling tools in the cake world. Where do you start? Do you really need to buy them all? Will your life be incomplete if you don’t have them all? Should you get metal, plastic or matching sets? Are the […]

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Sep 02

Drums, Dummies, Boards & Cards

By Suzi Witt | Video Tutorials

02 September 2018Drums, Dummies, Boards & Cards When it comes to making cakes, often the success (or not) of a cake masterpiece (or even a tiny birthday cake) will stand or fall on how well you planned the internal structures. There are a few really important things to know from the outset:But isn’t there just one […]

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Sep 01

How to Cut Foam Core

By Suzi Witt | Video Tutorials

31 August 2018How to Cut Foam Core Yeh! You have discovered (or are about to discover) Foam Core. The stuff that will reveolutionise your cake making life… via GIPHYYep, that’s right. Once you have used this stuff for your cake bases, you ain’t NE-VAAAAAH gonna go back to normal cake boards. I promise you. Why? Because it […]

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Aug 31

How to Make Rice Krispie Treats

By Suzi Witt | Video Tutorials

31 August 2018How to Make Rice Krispie Treats Rice Krispie Treats! One of the things you will find in cake world is that there are a lot of abreviations.  You are happily looking in the forums for example and then you see people talking about RKT, SMB, IMB and CMC amonst other things and you […]

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Aug 29

Making Simple Sugar Roses

By Suzi Witt | Home Page Blog Posts

29 August 2018Making Simple Sugar Roses Simple sugar roses are so effective and can really impress friends and family. In this quick free tutorial, you will learn the most basic way to make sugar roses.  These are made free hand without any difficult or expensive tools. What do you need to make simple sugar roses?You will […]

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Aug 28

Using Gold and Silver On Cakes

By Suzi Witt | Home Page Blog Posts

28 August 2018Working with Gold and Silver on Cakes There are heaps of ways to work with hold and silver on cakes.  These include gold and silver leaf, gold washes, gold detailing and patterning and many more.  In this free cake tutorial, learn one of the basic ways to use gold and silver decoration on […]

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Aug 24

How to Make Sugar Pearls

By Suzi Witt | Video Tutorials

24 August 2018How to Make Sugar Pearls Sugar Pearls are so pretty, they are something that any cake maker needs to know how to do as it can make a huge difference to your finished cake. In this free tutorial, learn how to make simple sugar pearls.Top Tips for Sugar PearlsHow do you get all […]

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Jul 25

Witt and Wisdom: Being a Grown Up

By Suzi Witt | Witt & Wisdom

25 July 2018Being a grown up… Mummy and Daddy are nearly at the end of a fabulatastic week with their darling offspring. Mummy is questioning whether her lady parts will EVER recover from riding a bike around hills and valleys for 5 days.  Mummy fails to understand how proper cyclists can do it without wearing a giant nappy […]

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Jul 25

When it’s your Birthday

By Suzi Witt | Witt & Wisdom

Mummy is now 43 which means she is in a constant state of denial about pretty much everything (although thank you all for the lovely birf-day wishes)  Mummy was presented with a lovely card from her 7 year old on her birthday. He made it himself – and Mummy was overcome with emotion at the lovely drawing […]

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