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Gingerbread recipe

Gingerbread Recipe This recipe is full proof and road tested too. I love making this with my daughter for the Christmas gingerbread house, and it leaves extra for making other cut outs which store really well in an airtight tin for weeks so is pretty economical for those unexpected festive visits from relatives and friends […]

 



Foraging for preserve making

Foraging for preserve making Class events released for Carlisle including one of our first talks on the 1st of November 2019 about preserve making and foraging with #RedKiteKitchen aka Sally Eastgate. Sally Eastgate founder of the Red Kite Kitchen in Dumfries and Galloway is foraging expert making unusual jams and other preserves from the heart of nature. […]

 



How to cut cakes evenly

How to cut cakes evenly Our product of the month – September 2019 This month not only marks the advent of The GBBO but also the descent into Autumn and more home baking.  One of the common questions we do get asked is how to evenly cut cakes whether that be a one or several […]

 



How we are helping the environment

How we are helping the environment How we are ‘doing our bit for the environment and communities Like most companies we care about how we impact on the environment and communities we serve Here is how Sweet Inspiration is ‘doing our bit’ This is what we do: Recycle cardboard boxes and other packaging from our […]

 



Fish Scale Cutters

Fish Scale Cutters Our product of the month: August 2019 Scaling it up is always difficult if you have a large cake. At first we thought there was something fishy about this product but then we realized that it is merma-rising! Sorry for that…but they are very useful for cakes including tiles for a roof […]

 



Tips for using the edible gems on cakes

Tips for using the edible gems on cakes Tips for using the edible gems: After covering your cake with either butter icing or sugar paste/fondant wait until it is completely dry before attaching the jelly gems. Make a small hole where the gem is to be attached and again leave this until completely dry as […]

 



Carlisle Cake Decorating Supplies

Carlisle Cake Decorating Supplies Update from July 2019 Carlisle Cake Decorating Supplies. We are delighted to announce our second UK store is to open in Carlisle in October 2019. We will be keeping you up-to-date via social media, and emails. So head over to our Facebook page for updates, or sign up to our newsletter […]

 



How much sugar paste to cover a cake

How much sugar paste to cover a cake How much sugar paste to cover a cake is a quick guide on quantities and also some hints and tips. We have included some equipment recommendations for you to view below too:  Shape 6 inch (15cm) 8 inch (20cm) 9 inch (23cm) 10 inch (25cm) 12 inch […]

 



Chocolate Tempering Revisited

Chocolate Tempering Revisited What is chocolate tempering, and why do it? If chocolate is tempered it will produce a good snap and shine to the finished piece(s). Chocolate that is not tempered will look dull and unappetising. Tempering chocolate is the use of heat to what they call ‘pre-crystallise’ the cocoa butter – by changing […]

 



What size cake board do I need?

What size cake board do I need?… 3 Top Tips On Sizing Cake Boards Whether you are new to cake decoration or just doing a one-off here are a few pointers to choosing a cake board size.   1.       Measure, measure, measure…it seems a basic tip but if I had a penny for every time […]

 



 

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