A Weekly Slice of Something Sweet, All Content, Blog

Time for another helping of Something Sweet…

Hey hey, cake chums! Welcome to another issue of Something Sweet, your weekly slice of all the latest news from the world of cake!

In this week’s issue, I have assembled a whole host of the biggest names in cake to share their top tops on how to survive the Cake International competitions unscathed and take the most enjoyment from the experience – including an exclusive look at Corinna Maguire’s essential guide to transporting your cakes.

You’re invited to a fabulous event hosted by Cake Decoration and Sugarcraft Magazine, with Cassie Brown and FMM Sugarcraft, Rhianydd Webb shares her top tip on how to recycle the packaging from your cake supplies orders and it’s your last chance to get your entry in for Renshaw’s Battle of the Bakes.

We also have a very special Halloween instalment of ‘I wanna make that’, for which I have been scouring the web, looking for the very best tutorials to help you create a whole host of creepy cakes and spooky bakes this Halloween, regardless of your experience level or ability.

As always, we check out some incredible creations from some amazing artists, including this week’s much discussed Royal Wedding cake, of course, and we find out who has scooped this week’s Cake of the Week.

Also featuring: Candice Brown, Thame Food Festival, Lotte Duncan, Cake Stuff, Kaykes, Kelly McWilliam – Cake Artist, Truly Scrumptious Cakes by Design, Cake Dutchess, Zoe’s Fancy Cakes, Tartas Imposibles, Yellow Bee Cake Co., Cake Pirate, Roses and Bows Cakery, The BakeKing, Lovin’ from the Oven, Le Doux Collage, Cakes with Character, Little Cherry Cake Company, Crumb Avenue, She Who Bakes, Oggy’s Cakes, Sophie Cabot Cake Designer and Sonja Galmad’s Süsse Dekorationen.

Click here to find all this and more in Issue 34 of Something Sweet.

A Weekly Slice of Something Sweet, All Content, Blog

It’s Sunday and it’s time for Something Sweet 31

Happy Sunday once again everyone. It has been another hectic week at Mr Baker’s Blog HQ as we draw ever nearer to the reveal of my oh-so-secretive collaboration project, ‘The Greatest Showpiece’. But panic not, I am still here with your weekly slice of all the latest news from the world of cake!

In this week’s issue, find out how I got on when I tackled bread week’s technical challenge during my third #bakealongwithGBBO challenge, discover which caker was invited to help Roald Dahl’s birthday celebrations get off to a flying start in Cardiff and we also check out some of the winners from last weekend’s Show Me Sweets Edible Art and Cake Competition in St. Louis, Missouri.

In other news, I share a top tip from Dawn Butler of Dinkydoodle Design that is truly life-changing, we revisit Jane’s Patisserie to check out her latest recipe, which is perfect as autumn starts to arrive and we have an utterly gorgeous collaboration!

I also shine my spotlight on Javier Azócar of Luma’s Cake, provide you with a whole host of fabulously gorgeous cakes and bakes to marvel over and enjoy and, of course, we find out who has scooped this week’s Cake of the Week!

Also featuring: Truly Scrumptious Cakes by Design, Cakes by Timbo, Dragons & Daffodils Cakes, Botero Challenge, Chain Lane Cake Co., Little Cherry Cake Company and Cakes by Carol.

Find all this and more in issue 31 of Something Sweet!

A Weekly Slice of Something Sweet, All Content, Blog

We’re back with another slice of Something Sweet…

Something Sweet hits the big 3 – 0 with another bumper issue packed full to the rafters with fabulous cakes, gorgeous makes and a whole lot more besides.

I have a huge opportunity for you to win with Renshaw, there is a super awesome FREE tutorial from Rhianydd Webb with Saracino and I share a stunning collaboration with a difference.

I’ve got cracking on my #bakealongwithGBBO this week, ambitiously tackling two technical challenges in only two days, but I’m not the only one who has been busy, so find out the huge secret that Cynthia White of CAKED by Cynthia White and Corinna Maguire of Lovin’ from the Oven by Corinna Maguire have been keeping for a WHOLE YEAR, discover where Becky Jenkins Sugar Artist popped up this week and learn how one of the busiest women in cake is ensuring she manages to create, despite her hectic workload.

We also look ahead to the world-renowned Cake International competitions and I point you in the direction of where to go if you need any help or support, we meet the guest artists that will be bringing their unique talents to NISE and I shine my spotlight on one of them in particular – Aaron McInnes of Man versus Cake and Aaron & Kara.

And, of course, we find out who scooped this week’s Cake of the Week

Also featuring Rosie Cake-Diva, Benny Rivera, Kara’s Couture Cakes, Clairella Cakes, Good Gracious Cakes, Mimicafe Union Fondant Modeling Sugar Art, Life in Sugar and Sugar Souls.

Click here to check out all this and more…