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Stand Up Footballer Biscuits


July 2, 2018 by Penelope Darcy Graham

Part of the new football themed creations that Wilton have released include some great stand-up football cookies; I loved them! For some bizarre reason they reminded me of the small footballer toys all the kids used to go crazy about at my school (donkeys years ago), the rather strange looking ones with massive heads that were fixed onto small discs of green plastic. So it got me to thinking, how...Read more

Goal...a…lishous Party Table!


July 2, 2018 by Penelope Darcy Graham

With Football being a popular theme for a party, it’s a good time to think of some suitably themed snacks! Everything here is super quick to make and most of the treats just need a little tweak to give them their fantasy football appeal! With all these edible goodies at the ready, halftime won’t come quick enough! Tear & Share Football Cake Bake some mini cupcakes in your favourite flavour...Read more

Sponge Cake - The Secret Ingredient...Air


March 23, 2018 by Penelope Darcy Graham

Sponge cake is the cornerstone bake for most cake decorators and bakers. It is usually formulated from equal weights of sugar, butter, flour and eggs however the one ingredient never listed is ‘Air’. But it is air that fundamentally is the make or break to this classic recipe and sadly this is one ingredient that you can’t buy. However, there are techniques that you can use to optimise the air...Read more

Fruity Flamingo Feather Tower


March 14, 2018 by Penelope Darcy Graham

This is certainly a celebration cake with a magical difference. The pink-tinged feathers on this beauty put a great spin on the flamingo trend. And the colour from the cake is naturally from the berries, so super sumptuous!   It's a really easy cake to make but will have everyone talking!   What you will need: Countless Celebration Tin Cake Release Cake Leveller Cake Tester Circle Cutters - Nesting Metal...Read more

'Pom Pom Flower' Blossom Cookies


March 9, 2018 by Penelope Darcy Graham

Spring is a time when the trees are full of bundles of candy floss esque blossoms, and these cookies with their blue sky background and rose blushed petals will have us dreaming of warmer days to come.   One of my personal passions in sugarcraft is to make sugar flowers, but sometimes they can seem like a lot of work with lots of different tools! These cookies are brilliant because...Read more

How to make a Pirate Ship using the Countless Celebration Tin


February 28, 2018 by Penelope Darcy Graham

I love the Countless Celebration Tin! FACT. My cupboards are too small to store a multitude of tins, especially ones that if I am honest, only get used once! Now, the Countless Celebration Tin comes with lots of information on how to create all the numbers and letters, but what I really love is the fact that you can actually create any shape cake you like from it; like this...Read more

Cute Kawaii Panda Cake - Part Two - Decorating the Cake


January 25, 2018 by Penelope Darcy Graham

Finishing off your Panda cake is really easy and relatively quick. Once you have iced the cake, you just have to add the Panda’s signature Black markings. One trick to keeping it looking really professional is to not touch the cut edges too much when you attach the black, as this will keep a much cleaner line.   What you will need: 2kg White Fondant; plus an additional kilo if...Read more

Cute Kawaii Panda Cake - Part One - Baking and Carving the Cake


January 22, 2018 by Penelope Darcy Graham

Now, when you start out making this cake it is pretty hard to believe that it will ever become a Cute Panda! But that’s one of the reasons I like it so much, and another reason why I really love the Countless Celebration Tin; you can really create any shape you fancy from it! I know that there seem like a lot of steps to carving the cake, but there...Read more

How to Fondant Ice your Traditional Christmas Cake


December 17, 2017 by Penelope Darcy Graham

Icing your cake is often a slightly daunting task, but if you follow this method you will soon find that you are getting perfect results with minimal effort. Just remember that the paste shrinks and stretches and with a little bit of guidance will usually do want you want it to do. My biggest tip is take off all your jewellery before starting! Otherwise, before you know it, your cake...Read more

How to Marzipan your Traditional Christmas Cake


December 14, 2017 by Penelope Darcy Graham

Icing your cake is often a slightly daunting task, but if you follow this method you will soon find that you are getting perfect results with minimal effort. Just remember that the paste shrinks and stretches and with a little bit of guidance will usually do want you want it to do. My biggest tip is take off all your jewellery before starting! Otherwise, before you know it, your cake...Read more

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