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 […]
We love to inspire you and spark those cake decorating ideas. In this blog category we showcase a few of our favourite products both new and old. Showing you what can be done, how tools work and letting you know why we love them so much... Here at Lindy's Cakes we stock and sell both Lindy's range of products and products from around the world that we love using ourselves.
I simply loved putting this girly fashion cake together. The idea, as so often happens, came from a number of sources. Firstly Kate, who was my 1-2-1 student last Friday, she wanted to learn to doodle using a fluid writer. Secondly, the redesign of our Lindy’s Cakes website and online shop. This is a massive […]
I don’t know about you, but I love receiving a card and maybe a chocolate or two on Valentine’s Day. Sending tokens of love on the 14th February is a very old tradition, one that can trace its roots back to ancient Rome. Interestingly the earliest Valentine, still in existence today dates from 1415. It […]
Ombre sugar ruffles, so pretty! I loved creating these for the ‘Sweetheart Stripe’ wedding cake below – you’ll now find the cake in my ‘Simply Modern Wedding Cakes‘ book. It was such fun experimenting with all my cutters to find which ones worked, which didn’t and which I liked the most. The winner was definitely […]
You have probably heard the old English proverb ‘curiosity killed the cat’ used to warn of the dangers of unnecessary investigation or experimentation. But I would argue that in most cases, the smart reply of ‘and Satisfaction brought it back’ taught to me by my grandmother, is more appropriate. I am naturally curious, always have […]
To Lindy, cake decorating is where her creative passions become poetic. Her sugarcraft designs always stem from something she’s seen. It could be a particular shape, a textured pattern or colour scheme that has caught her eye or a perhaps a particular place she’s visited or a page in a magazine. Inspiration a vital part […]