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Super Stamps and Super Shavers are brand new product in Australia market brought to you all the way from France. Remi from Sucreglass has invented these cool new kitchen gadgets to help all the cookie decorators to achieve the amazing multi coloured fondant look on their cookies.Continue reading
The art of dessert decorating is a skill and technique that has been used for hundreds of years. Like every art discipline, the knowledge to understand the depths of the techniques and the tools you need to master the art of decorating is crucial to transform and take your vision to the next level.
Around most basic decorating techniques lies the art of working with fondant. Fondant is a fun and versatile medium that is wide spread and commonly used for covering and decorating cakes as well as sugar cookies.
Sweet Sticks is Australian owned and manufactured food colour company, owned by fabulous Miranda who’s a professional cake pop maker.
Like so many of amazing businesses Sweet Sticks started when Miranda discovered a gap in the market and decided to do something about it. 8 months on and Edible Art Decorative Paint was born!
In the world of sweets there is only one king - chocolate! With over 4,000 years of providing mankind the sweetest feeling, World Chocolate Day on the 7th of July should be one of the most celebrated for dessert lovers!
The question that many of us may be wondering is - how guilty should we all feel for consuming all that chocolate? Not very - and here are seven very good reasons why you should continue to eat chocolate!
Ever wondered how those cool, unique designs find their way onto your fondant covered cookies?
When earlier this year Samantha from @Sweetbakesofmine came out with this amazing technique, we knew that we had to give it a go and try it out ourselves. She had created something completely new for the cookie world, when we didn’t even think it was possible to invent anything new. So huge thanks to Samantha!!
Looking back at this year so far, we were pretty sure that the 2020 Grinch, was on its way to steal Christmas! Luckily, if there’s one thing you can depend on, it’s the joy of cookies!
Macarons are every baker’s worst nightmare. Most of us have, true love and hate relationship with these little buggers.
Our own first ever batch, from years ago, turned out perfect. Beginners luck? More than likely yes, as following 125 batches turned out nothing but a nightmare.
If you have tried to bake macarons before, and they turned out cracked, with no feet, flat, leaned, spread out, and so on, trust me, you’re not alone. Worst part, things that could go wrong and effect the end result, are so many, that you are pretty much flying blind, and have no idea where you’ve gone wrong.
Edible gold leaf is probably one of the most expensive ways of decorating your cakes, cookies, cupcakes and other baked goods. Gold leaf also adds luxurious touch to cocktails, champagne and other drinks.
As the name suggests edible gold leaf is made out of real gold – hence the hefty price tag. Luckily the sheets are so incredibly thin, that it is still fairly affordable to buy (unless you want to cover a whole 5 tier cake with it, in which case, it can become very expensive exercise).
Isomalt is amazing medium that allows bakers and cakers with all skill levels to create beautiful clear sugar art for cakes, cupcakes and other desserts. Isomalt may not be as well known by home bakers, so on this blog post we will discuss all things isomalt – what it is, how to use it, where to buy it and so on.
What is Isomalt?
Isomalt is a sugar free sweetener discovered during the 1960s. Isomalt is white in colour, crystalline and odourless. It is extremely stable sugar substitute that has many different uses in food industries.
When it comes to baking and decorating amazing cakes and cookies, flavour is just as important as the appearance of your baked goodies. There are endless possibilities on how to achieve the most amazing flavour combinations, and on this blog post we are discussing some of the options that you can buy from Cakers Paradise.
The most common questions that we usually get, are “Can you use the food flavouring for chocolate?”, “Is this flavouring allergen free?”, “But is it Halal?”
Easter is just around the corner, and what a better way to celebrate it, than with tons of chocolate. But if you want to have something bit more special, then your usual supermarket Easter eggs, then we have a treat ready for you.
On this blog post, we will show you, how to make your own jumbo chocolate Easter eggs, that you can fill with lollies, cookies, macarons, or really anything small and sweet. Perfect treat for your kids to find, on their next big Easter egg hunt.
Moulds are efficient and fast way to decorate cakes, cookies, cupcakes and other edible creations. Even the beginners can create professional looking cakes, using moulds to make the decorations. Two main types of moulds are silicone moulds and plastic moulds. Silicone moulds are great to use with fondant or gumpaste, where plastic moulds are better for chocolate work.