Posts By: Matt Shields

Research finds that eating chocolate cake for breakfast can be good for you!

matilda chocolate cake

Science has found that eating cake for breakfast can actually lead to weight loss! We know what you’re probably thinking? This is simply too good to be true! You may also be wondering whether or not you should trust a company which specialises in cake decorating as a source with this sort of information?¬†ūü§Ē However,…

Spotlight On: Sachiko Windbiel

sachiko windbiel paul bradford

Sachiko Windbiel: Japan is well known for its decorative culture so¬†it comes as no surprise that Sachiko Windbiel, one of the best cake decorators in the world today, originally comes from its shores. Growing up on the West Coast of Japan, Sachiko was exposed to a lot of fantastic illustrators from a very young age…

The Tale Behind the Bookbug Cake

Bookbug Cake

If you follow us on Facebook, then you may have noticed this incredible cake Paul made recently? You may also have questioned¬†just exactly what it is? Paul was approached by a friend, Rosie Cake Diva,¬†and asked if he would make a cake to mark the opening of Oak Furniture’s new store in Kircaldy, Fife. ¬†But…

Members’ Wedding Cakes: August

We simply adore seeing all the gorgeous cakes you share with us on our¬†Facebook¬†page. Whether they be novelty cakes or wedding cakes, one tier or four. So what better way to celebrate your talents¬†than rounding up some of the pics you shared with us in a monthly blog post?¬†Get ready to feel inspired, with some…

Members’ Novelty Cakes: August

mary poppins cake

We simply adore seeing all the gorgeous cakes you share with us on our¬†Facebook¬†page, whether they be novelty cakes or wedding cakes, one tier through to four. So what better way to celebrate your talents¬†than rounding up some of the pics you shared with us in a monthly blog post?¬†Get ready to feel inspired, with…

Game of Thrones : 5 cakes worthy of Westeros

white walker cake

Unfortunately, yet another Season of George R.R Martin’s Game of Thrones has come to an end. We entered the world of Westeros yet again, more than¬†aware¬†of the emotional torture we were about to willingly endure upon ourselves and we were certainly not let down!!! There was love, death, dragons, white walkers and much more in…

Wedding Cakes: 10 non-traditional wedding cake tutorials

bridal wedding cake

Wedding season is well under way and for cake decorators everywhere that means wedding cakes, wedding cakes, and yes… more wedding cakes!!! June through to September see’s a surge in couple’s tying the know for better or for worse. However, over recent years, many of these couples have shied away from the standard traditional white…

Chocolate Wrap: A step by step guide

Chocolate Wrap

Stock List For Chocolate Wrap Cakes 15mm, 20mm, 25mm (6,8,10) Cake Drums 35mm, 20mm, 15mm Cone 12cm x 30cm high 1.5kg Modelling chocolate/ cocoa form (dark, milk, white) 1.10 meters of 15mm thick brown ribbon Non-toxic glue stick Ganache (dark, milk, white) Dowells PME¬†arts and crafts clear, gold and red spray lustre. Sugarflair bronze, radiant…

Premier League: 5 fantastic cakes for the football fan in your life

football boots cake

The Premier League is back!! Whether you love or loathe football, we’re sure there is someone close to you who is a big fan of the sport. That’s why we thought now would be a perfect opportunity to look at some of the best football themed cakes on the web. Whether it’s for admiration or…

Members’ Wedding Cakes: July

Colorful Wedding Cakes

We simply adore seeing all the gorgeous cakes you share with us on our Facebook page. Whether they be novelty cakes or wedding cakes, one tier or four. So what better way to celebrate your talents¬†than rounding up some of the pics you shared with us in a monthly blog post?¬†Get ready to feel inspired,…

The Great British Bake Off – the best cakes so far

soda pop cheesecake

We’re sure that by now, you have grown a little impatient waiting for the new series of The Great British Bake Off? However, not to fear as we at PBSS¬†have enough GBBO content to keep you going a little while longer. That’s because our cake tutorial launched on the 10th of August 2017 is taken…

Members’ Novelty Cakes: July

Novelty Cake

We simply adore seeing all the gorgeous cakes you share with us on our Facebook page whether they be novelty cakes or wedding cakes, one tier or four. So what better way to celebrate your talents¬†than rounding up some of the pics you shared with us in a monthly blog post?¬†Get ready to feel inspired,…