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Chocolate Collars
• Round cake of your choice on a cake board at least 2-3 inches larger (the one used in this example is a 9inch round chocolate mud cake)• Chocolate ganache (See page 48 for recipe)• Dark Chocolate melts (approx 350gms for a 9inch cake) • Half cup of
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Cinnamon Coffee Crumble Cake
• 1 Cup Sour Cream• 1/2 Cup plain yoghurt• 1 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda• 3 cups plain flour• 2 teaspoons baking powder• 1 1/2 teaspoons salt• 3 large eggs• 1 1/4 cups castor sugar• 250g butter• 1 tablespoon strong coffee cooled.• 2 teaspoons va
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Celebration Lace Cake
• SugarVeil®Icing 141g bag• Royal icing • SugarVeil®Lace Mat (model SV500)• SugarVeil®Scraper Mix the SugarVeil®Icing according to the instructions on the packet. Beat well. Lay out your Lace Mat. Carefully place a generous amount of icing over the m
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Basic Tools And Equipment
These come in a variety of thicknesses and shapes.Thicker cake boards are light weight but still sturdy enough to hold the weight of a heavy, multi tiered cake while the thinner cardboard variety are used between tiers on stacked cakes or for present
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Quick Sugar Lace Designs
• Cake Art petal paste (hard drying for stand up design)• Cake Art icing (for side design)• Cake Art Decorators sugar. • FMM lace design• Rolling Pin• Sugar Glue Using the icing for side design or petal paste for a stand up design, roll out the paste
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Fondant Frustrating Yet Fabulous
Fondant in its basic form is a concoction of sugar, water and glucose, which creates a creamy white substance used in some confectionary and for the purpose of cake decorating. It is the beautiful thick yet smooth icing, we have all seen on tradition
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Cymbidium Orchid
• Flower paste- recipe www.sugarartcreations.com.au• Tylose glue• Barco powder colours• Rose spirit or Isopropyl alcohol • 24, 28 and 33 gauge white wire• Small pencil size cell stick and large cell stick or balling tool• Hard Rolling out board• Flat
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Snow Stencilling
• 1 flat surfaced cake, lemon tart or cheesecake works well! • Everlasting Snow Sugar • Stencil (we used a Chic Rose Top Stencil) • Fine Sieve Bake your cake and let it cool. Ensure you have a lovely flat surface to work with so you can keep the de
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Bejewelled Flowers
• Gum paste • Sugar glue • Cachous • Four petal cutter • Five petal cutter • Small circle cutter • Ball tool • Thin foam • Large foam cup Roll out gum paste to less than a 1.5mm (1/16 inch) thick Using a four or five petal cutter of your choice, cu
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Football Guernsey Cake
• Bakels Fondant in black and white • Wilton Teal and Sky Blue colour gels• Cutting wheel small• Pizza wheel cutter• Baking Paper• Pencil• Non-stick roller• Textured tool (for neck detail)• Scissors• Edible images• Printed template• Sugar Glue• Paint
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Ganache
• Chocolate• Cream • Jug or mixing bowl with a lip There are many ways to make ganache but probably the most common (and easiest) is to melt chocolate and cream together by placing both ingredients in a bowl or jug and microwaving it in 30-60 second
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Stencilled Mother’s Day Cake
• 8 inch (20cm) round cake• Fondant Icing coloured pale pink• 10 inch (25cm) round wooden cake board• 2 x large ready made sugar peonies or flower of your choice • Rolling Pin• Fondant Smoother• Crankhandle palette knife• PME gold lustre spray• Stenc
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Helen Dissell
Born and bred in South Africa, Helen did not come from a family of bakers, but of medical professionals and accountants. However, when she was growing up, Helen’s late mother Jean would revel in creating home baked delights for all the family to enjo
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Cupcake Cut outs
• Cupcakes• Cake Art Fondant Icing• Pure icing sugar• Food colouring• Rolling pin• Cutter shapes• Dusting colour• Glitter Cut small pieces of icing and knead until pliable (approximately 2 minutes). Sprinkle the bench with icing sugar and roll out t
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Fancy Red Flowers
• Red modeling paste or fondant with Tylopour added• Black fondant • FMM 65mm Five Petal Rose Cutter• FMM 50mm Five Petal Rose Cutter• Small rolling pin• Soft Petal Mat• Ball tool• Sugar Glue• Black Stamens (Black Medium Pearl Stamens were used in th
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Readers’ Gallery
Simone Betts Hi, I am a self taught cake hobbyist! I made these two cakes recently for two separate men who were turning 40. The first one, the Massey Ferguson, was made to scale. His wife chose it for him as he is very partial to his Tractor and h
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Sugar Bow Basic
• Gum paste• Sugar syrup • Rolling pin• Polyfill or hobby fill Roll a log of gum paste around 10cm (4”) long. As wide as a 50c piece. (Photo 1). With Rolling pin, roll gum paste into a long strip.Trim edges to form a rectangle approximately 20cm lon
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Three Tier Wedding Cake
• 3 round cakes in chosen sizes• Ganache• Fondant• Royal Icing• Airbrush colour in pearl or pearl lustre spray• Oriental lily• Moth Orchids• Diamante letters• Silver 4mm cachous• Sugar Glue • Cardboards to match the cake sizes• The Mat• 2 x Fondant S
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Champagne Bottle Cake Pops
• Cake Balls• Edible Gold Paint• Small amount of Red, Black & White Fondant• Green & Black Candy Melts (or white chocolate with green & black oil based powder) • 6” Lollipop sticks• Small rolling pin• Rectangular cutter• Small Flower Shaped Ejector C
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Bride and Groom Cake Pops
• Baked cake of your choice (packet mix or homemade)• Dark and white chocolate melts• Copha if required• Pearl cachous, heart decorations and white sprinkles for decorating • Lollipop sticks• Deep microwaveable bowl• Spoon• Small cellophane bags• Dec
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Initial Biscuits
• Batch of plain biscuits cut to desired shape• White fondant• Royal icing• Sprinkles,cachous etc for decoration• Glucose syrup / sugar glue • Cookie cutter• Pastry brush• Paint brush• Palette knife• Alphabet stamps (found at scrapbooking shops or on
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Vanilla Bean and Lemon Mini Cornetti
• 1 packet store brought puff pastry sheets• 1 egg for brushing • 2 cups milk• 60g castor sugar• 1 lemon skin peeled• 1 vanilla bean sliced length ways and insides scraped out• 60g caster sugar• 100g custard powder• 2 egg yolks• 1 cup thickened cream
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Very Vanilla Cupcake Recipe
• 250g unsalted butter• 2 cups sugar• 250ml milk• 4 whole eggs• 1¾ cups self-raising flour• 1 cup plain flour• 2 vanilla beans (cut lengthways)• 1 tsp vanilla extract • Mixer (hand held or bench top)• Spatula• Measuring cups and spoons• Sieve• Cupcak
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Gallery
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Sparkling Vanilla Bean Icing
• 250g unsalted butter• 4 cups icing mixture• ½ cup milk• 1 vanilla bean (cut lengthways and scrapped)• 2 tsp vanilla extract• Edible glitter • Electric beater• Small spatula or a piping bag In an electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment, beat un
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Baby Bird Cupcake
• 1 packet fondant• Blue food colouring• Pink food colouring• Green food colouring• Small amount of medium consistency icing • Spatula• Rolling pin• Piping bag• Circular cutter• Tiny teardrop cutter• Tiny daisy or flower cutter• Craft knife Prepare c
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Covering A Cupcake
• Flavoured syrup or sugar syrup• Cupcakes• Ganache (approx 20g per cupcake)• White fondant (we use white Bakels and Satin Ice)• Hotwater • Jug• Paring knife• Palette knife• Circle cutters• Rolling pin• Flexi smoother Trim your cupcakes using the par
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The Divine Ruffle Cake
• 2 x 20cm round cakes• 1 x 7 inch (17.5cm) round card• 1 x 8 inch (20cm) round card• 4 x wooden dowels• 1 x 11 inch (27.5cm) round wooden cake board• 1.5kg white fondant icing• Sugar Glue• 1kg Satin Ice Gum Paste (or own recipe) • 4 inch (10cm) cran
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Basic Tools And Equipment
These come in a variety of thicknesses and shapes. Thicker cake boards are light weight but still sturdy enough to hold the weight of a heavy, multi tiered cake while the thinner cardboard variety are used between tiers on stacked cakes or for presen
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Decorators Cream Covered Cakes
• 1 x 25cm (10 inch) baked cake• 1 x 500g tub Cake Art Decorators Cream• 50ml cool water• Food colouring • Spatula• Piping equipment Beat the Cake Art Decorators Cream on high for 10 minutes. Add 50ml of cool water and beat for a further 5 minutes.
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