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Wedding Cakes: 10 non-traditional wedding cake tutorials

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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…

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

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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

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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…

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…

15 fabulous foliage cakes

If you’ve seen our blog post about this year’s hottest wedding cake trends, chances are you’ll already be familiar with the foliage look. Combining a love of nature, with a love of… well, cake, what bride wouldn’t want one of these at the centre of her big day? Prepare to swoon at 15 of the…

Pink cakes to make you wink

There’s something about the colour pink that just makes you feel all warm and fluffy inside, doesn’t it? Fuchsia, cerise, hot pink, baby pink – we love ’em all! Take inspiration from some of our very own pink cake tutorials and a couple more thrown in for good measure… Pot of roses cake Life’s all…

Get ready for a cake spring fling!

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This year, spring officially kicks off on 20th March (and we can’t wait!), so now’s the perfect time to start planning which lovely cakes you’re going to make inspired by this beautiful season. So, without further ado, here are some gorgeous cakes to get you in the mood for spring time… Flower Basket Cake It…

10 steampunk cakes for extraordinary ladies and gentlemen

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The steampunk style has emerged as one of the most interesting and imaginative in recent years, and the great news is – it translates really well into cake design! So what exactly is a steampunk? It’s a style and book and film genre that’s niche but has a dedicated following. Steampunks incorporates science fiction, Victorian…

15 gorgeous wedding cake trends for 2017

Whether you’re getting hitched this year, or planning on making a whole bunch of wedding designs – we’ve gathered some of the hottest trends for you to take a peek at! There’s plenty of inspiration to be had, from trends that’ve been around a while, to the new kids on the block that are so…

Trend alert: Back to black

Black wedding cakes are big news right now. If you tried our Black and Gold Opulent Wedding Cake tutorial, then you’ve probably gone to the dark side too. From the gothic to the contemporary, black cakes are effortlessly chic. Here are some of our favourite designs from around the web…   Swooning at this silver tiered…

All that glitters – gold cakes we love

Everyone needs a little bling in their lives. And these cakes are guaranteed to make the recipient feel like a million dollars. We’ve been inspired by the words of cake decorating maestro Bryson Perkins, who shared his love for gold cakes in our latest Cake Royalty blog post.  If, like Bryson, you’re a big fan of all…

5 super sweet tutorials to sharpen your sugar modelling skills

Sugar modelling is big news right now in cake world. As Paul discovered, when he visited Cake International this year. If you’d like to brush up on your sugar modelling technique – look no further. We’ve rounded up five tutorials to kick start your sugar modelling skills. Let’s start at the beginning Basic Sugarpaste Skills…