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Mary Berry reveals why she quit the Great British Bake Off

Mary Berry tells us why she didn’t follow Paul Hollywood to Channel 4… Mary Berry has revealed why she decided to quit the Great British Bake Off after when it moved to Channel 4. It was announced that the BBC had lost the contract to broadcast the popular baking show in September 2017 with Channel 4…

Ex-boxer creates spectacular 13-foot tall fairytale cake

Boxing up a treat! 🥊 Combat sport and cake decorating might seem worlds apart to most. However, this isn’t the case for boxer-turned-cake-maker Renat Agzamov. A former champion boxer, Agzamov seems to have taken to the kitchen as well as he did the ring if his latest creation is anything to go by! A whopping wedding…

Fish and Chip Cake: Cake International judge makes a giant supper!

Fish, Chip and Cake? Although on first glance, this may look like a fish and chip supper suitable to feed a battalion. It is, in fact, the latest creation from ex-soldier and now Cake International judge Glen Beardsmore. Made with over 300 eggs, this gigantic cake was made to celebrate the 60th birthday of a…

Wedding Cakes Hints and Tips Part Two!

Enjoy Part Two of our feature on “Wedding Gowns Through The Ages” – the display at Cake International Alexandra Palace spring show 2017. Catch up with Wedding Cakes Hints and Tips Part One before you start We asked top artists for their tried and tested hints and tips! Karen Davies of Karen Davies Sugarcraft created…

Star Wars Cakes: Cakes from a galaxy far, far away

Star Wars Cakes – may the force be with your frosting…! To celebrate the release of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ we decided to ask some of the Pro members over at Paul Bradford Sugarcraft School to send us in some of their best Star Wars inspired cake designs! As you can imagine we received…

Alcohol and Dessert: Which alcohol goes with what cake?

Alcohol & cake – a match made in heaven Ah, alcohol and dessert. We all know about food pairing such as wine and cheese, tea and biscuits, lager and… well for me anything! 🍻 😳 However, a topic which isn’t widely covered is what sort of alcoholic beverages we should consume with our cake! According to wine…

The Great British Bake Off – the best cakes so far

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…

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…

Art-inspired cakes

Painted cakes are having a bit of a moment right now. So what better excuse to take a peek at some cakey creations inspired by the art world’s greats. From Dali to Van Gogh, feast your eyes on these artistic delights… The Kiss   This amazing wedding cake featured on the Huffington Post was inspired…

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…

Oooh, nice handbag cake!

Handbag cakes are guaranteed to put a smile on your client’s face. Whether it’s a birthday celebration or a leaving do, handbag cakes are the perfect way to show off a little personality. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite handbag cake tutorials – available for you to watch right now! And don’t forget to keep…

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…