Portions and Fondant Covering at a Glance Have you ever wondered how many portions you can get from a 8″ round, or what size of cake you need for 20 kids at a birthday party? Well now you can see at a glance! This handy guide will show you pretty much everything you need to […]Read more..
Desperate to try a recipe but don’t have all the right ingredients? Here are some handy tips for substitute ingredients that you could try.Read more..
Our blog with comments and news items all about cakes and baking!Read more..
Sometimes a cake goes wrong, but that doesn’t have to mean failure: our tips show you how to recover a cake mistake and make it taste even better.Read more..
Here is a list of our favourite cake making and decorating books for both beginners and experienced cake bakers. We’ve also included a couple of starting business books for those of you who want to bake for money as well as pleasure.Read more..
How to convert recipes if you have scales that only measure in metric and the recipe is in pounds and ounces. And what size is a cup?Read more..
For a good cake, you need to start off with good quality, fresh ingredients; what you choose will affect the finished product in taste, appearance and texture. Here is some advice on how to choose.Read more..
The early Egyptians were the first skilled bakers but what they made wouldn’t be recognised as cake today, so how did cake baking, as we know it, come about?Read more..
How did it all begin? The British have a long line of famous cake-bakers, and an equally long line of classic cake recipes. From the committed Isabella Beeton to the spectacularly gaudy Fanny Cradock, these special cooks have earned their place in the baking history books. Here’s who to thank for that chocolate cake you’re slicing tomorrow afternoon!Read more..