A brief history of wedding cakes

In Western culture, wedding cakes traditionally brought the newly married couple good luck. Nowadays, wedding cakes are seen as more of a centrepiece to the occasion and tend to tie in with the overall look and feel of the wedding. Over the years, more than just the look of a wedding cake has changed. The…

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Bake Boss Tour 2017: Sydney

The alarm clocks were set for 3.20am and off we went to the airport for the 6am from Auckland to Sydney. Thankfully this was a smaller aircraft (737) so there wasn’t the same crowds waiting to clear immigrations and quarantine. Paul managed to get a pic coming into Sydney with the harbour bridge just visible…

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Taking part in the Pro Members’ Christmas table at Cake International: by Julie Rogerson

This story follows Julie Rogerson’s experience from creating a display cake for the Paul Bradford Pro Members’ Christmas display through to her own amazing achievements. In June 2016, I saw an advert asking for Pro Members to participate in a Christmas themed student display at the November 2016 Cake International Show in Birmingham. I applied and…

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Stunning stained glass cakes to savour

Stained glass is a timeless look that never goes out of fashion. Cakes that replicate the stained glass style are a quirky and beautiful talking point. We rounded up some of our favourites, including a Tiffany style lamp stained glass cake tutorial from Paul which you can try out for yourself. Stained glass cakes by Queen of…

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Bake Boss Tour 2017: New Zealand

We needed a very early start for our flight from Melbourne to Auckland. It was an Emirates Airbus, which looked amazing with its 600 or so passengers on board. Looking at the schedule we thought it was a 5.5 hr flight, but were pleasantly surprised when the arrival time allowed for Auckland being -2hrs from…

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Cakes for those ready to rock!

Everyone knows a die-hard music fan. What better way to spoil them than by making a cake that celebrates their favourite band? We’ve pulled together some of our favourite music inspired cakes to give you a few ideas… Cakes for music lovers Kicking off our celebration of all things musical – the fab four! Watch our…

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Bake Boss Tour 2017: Melbourne

It was just a short hop from Adelaide to Melbourne. We were picked up by Rachel, whose official role is manager of the Glen Iris store in Melbourne, but she has many more strings to her bow. She has been instrumental in the setting up of many of the Bake Boss stores, and has a…

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