Lindy's Cakes Blog
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Discover posts to inspire and excite you... News, insights, sneaky peaks from behind the scenes, delicious tried and tested cake recipes, cake decorating video tutorials etc... Lindy also regularity shares her thoughts, ideas and knowledge with you, exploring topics such as success and creativity. What will you discover?
Would you like to be able to cover your Christmas cake in sugarpaste without tearing the icing or leaving bubbles under the paste? Would you like your cake to have a beautifully smooth, silky professional finish with nice sharp top edges? If so, I’ve made the perfect video for you….. Baking and covering introduction This […]Read More
Have you ever been interviewed for a podcast? I certainly hadn’t until the Sugarcraft Junkies got in touch. Magazine interviews, yes. Newspaper interviews, tick. Radio interviews, definitely. Television interviews, certainly. However, Podcast interviews NO! This podcast interview was an unequivocal first. Yay, episode 10 is out today, and it’s a good one, even if I […]Read More
The festive season is almost here again, so it’s time to bake, marzipan and cover our fruit cakes. Like all fashions, fashions in cake change. The current trend is bake and stack two smaller cakes to give a taller double-height finish. In this blog, I cover the basics of how to marzipan these double-height staked […]Read More
I know that everyone loves to hear the stories and inspiration behind the cake designs I create. My latest book ‘One Tier Party Cakes’ gives you a little bit of an insight into the twelve unique designs it contains, however, I thought you might like to hear a little more… Cake inspiration interview Below you […]Read More
Are you struggling to line your round cake tins? My daughter Charlotte, tells me she can never remember how it’s done! If this is you too, let me demystify the art how to line a round cake tin. It’s not really as difficult or time-consuming as you may think. There are a number of approaches […]Read More
I have a question for you…what colour are the stripes on this cap? I’m asking because this is an ongoing discussion in my household. Now, I see orange but I’m told, in no uncertain terms, it’s pink – REALLY!!! In the sugarcraft world, I’m known for my use of colour, colour is my speciality. I’ve […]Read More
In sugarcraft, painting with cocoa butter is a relatively new technique. It certainly wasn’t around when I wrote my best-selling ‘Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible’ 10 years ago. However, I wish it had been! It’s a fabulous technique and for me, at least, it is now my favourite way of painting on cakes and cookies. I […]Read More
I often use honey in my baking but have never given much thought to where this honey comes from…until now! So what have I learnt? Well, let me share some of the fascinating facts about honeybees that I’ve discovered. Honey fact: Did you know that to produce a pound jar of honey, honeybees have to […]Read More