Posts Categorized: Just For Fun

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…

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…

5 summer lovin’ cakes

Camper van cake

Now that summer is officially upon us, we thought it was high time we rounded up some of our most summery, feel-good designs to inspire you. Perfect for topping off a summer picnic or BBQ, these cakes were made to be enjoyed on a beautiful sunny day. Life’s A Beach Cake If, like us, you…

Bitesize bakeries: three of the smallest cake shops in the UK

They say good things come in small packages, and cake shops don’t come much smaller than this. From the Scottish Highlands to a sleepy Yorkshire village, these bakeries prove size simply isn’t everything. Cakes in the Call Box – Argyll, Scotland An old telephone box filled to the brim with delicious cakes is probably the…

10 cakes that are so hipster they hurt

Hipster noun, informal. A person who follows the latest fashions, particularly those considered to be outside the ‘mainstream’. If you know any hipsters, you’re probably well aware of just how achingly cool they are. And, of course, cool cakes just go with the territory. So what cakes are hipsters loving right now? Take a peek…

12 celebrities who absolutely love their birthday cakes

Everyone loves a bit of celebrity gossip. Throw birthday cakes into the mix and we’re all ears! Celebrities really are all the evidence we need that money doesn’t buy taste. Still, if you’ve got it, flaunt it. Here are some of our fav celebs getting all starry eyed over their very own birthday cakes… Boy…

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…