I am inextricably drawn to chocolate and would describe myself as a bit of a chocoholic…but why is this, why is chocolate so desirable and irresistible? I thought I’d do a little research to see what the experts have to say. What is chocolate? Chocolate comes from the beans of the small evergreen cacao tree (Theobroma […]
Everybody asks questions, it's how we learn...Here are answers to some of the frequently asked questions that we repeatedly hear at Lindy's Cakes. Take a look to see if we've answered your burning baking or cake decorating question! Another good place to look for answers, especially if it's a 'how to' question, is in our Free Tutorial category.
A sugar shaper, sugarcraft gun, sugar extruder, clay gun…is a wonderfully clever cake decorating tool known by many different names. It is a tool I wouldn’t be without! It’s part of my essential cake decorating kit. I have had one ever since I started decorating 25 years ago and now I have three. Why? Well […]
I simply love using cake stencils on my cakes, so when asked to be a guest on the Cake Academy, a Create & Craft TV cake decorating programme, I could only say YES. Stencilling with coloured dust There are many different ways of using stencils to add pattern and decorations to cakes. Probably my favourite technique […]
Here at Lindy’s Cakes we are asked questions all the time. Interestingly we receive many more questions about baking then we ever do about cake decorating!! Now I love baking and have been baking for as long as I can remember. However, I know that many of you are very new to this fascinating science […]
I get asked this question all the time, as many of my students also want to turn their passion for cake decorating into a successful businesses. The simple but frustrating answer is that no one can tell you how much you should charge. Setting a price structure is one of the most difficult parts of any […]
We often receive requests for instructions on how to reassemble sugar shapers from customers for who have taken their sugar shaper apart and can’t put it back together! … here they are: Hope this helps!