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 […]
Baking and cake decorating tips to help you achieve success with your baking and cake decorating. In this blog category, Lindy generously shares her knowledge to give you valuable tips and advice. We also suggest you browse our FAQ and FREE Tutorials categories to find further tips and suggestions.
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 […]
Have you spent your life tackling shyness? According to the BBC’s television programme ‘Stand up to Shyness‘ aired a few days ago, nearly half the population in the UK have some manifestation of shyness. Experts even suggest that everyone has a degree of shyness and that this is a good thing. For some, their shyness […]
‘Tips for recreating your beautiful sugar embroidery patterns please’, is a request I have received a few times recently. Many people seems to love my ‘Fair Isle & Beyond’ set of mini cakes – they have even bought the embroidery grid embosser so they can have a go… BUT it seems some people get a […]
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!! Is there a nut-free alternative to ground almonds being one such question. Now I love baking and have been baking for as long as I can remember. However, I […]