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    Seven thrifty cake tips to save you £££

    Whether you’re a professional baker turning out creations for the paying public or a keen home baker catering to friends and family, saving a few pounds on your cake decorating costs is no bad thing. Having been in this business for a while I’ve come with a few cost-saving cake ideas to keep your overheads …

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    The ultimate birthday unicorn cakes

    Who doesn’t love unicorn cakes? There’s something seriously pretty about them and girly. They’re also seriously popular with the under 10s currently! Unicorn cakes are also pretty versatile too – want a pink mane? No problem. Prefer rainbow instead? Knock yourself out. We haven’t done any boy unicorn cakes yet, but hey, there’s always a …

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    Best Flowers for Cakes

    Nothing beats fresh flowers on a cake – they look absolutely stunning and their beauty is unparalleled. Sugar flowers are amazing too and often you can’t tell the difference, but they take time to make and can drastically bump up the price of a cake. Whether you’re a cake maker looking to dress a cake …

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    How much does it cost to bake a cake?

      How much does it cost to bake a cake? Have you ever asked yourself that question when looking to buy a cake and thought surely it can’t be that much, it’s flour, eggs, butter and sugar after all. But we thought it would be fun to actually drill down into the figures so you know …

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  • Branded cakes – Five reasons you need to send them to your clients

    It can be difficult creating a lasting impression with your clients, one that makes you stand out in their minds and come to you again and again for your product or service. Sending them branded cakes or indeed cupcakes is a great way to plant your business firmly in their minds. Plus they’ll think you’re …

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    Harry Potter Cake

    We were asked to create a very fabulous Harry Potter cake back in November and I have to say it turned out bloody brilliant even if I do say so myself. I flipping loved doing this cake and getting all the elements in there – the sorting hat, the glass, the wand and the snitch …

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  • Zoella Cake – pretty rainbows and hidden surprises

    I can’t quite believe we have just made a cake for Zoella – yes, I had to ask who she was too but if you’re under 25 you know. It’s not every day though that we get asked to make a cake for a bona fide celebrity but when Blink Publishing got in touch and asked us …

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    Our 2015 Cakes Restrospective

    I simply can’t believe another year has flown by so damn fast. I had all these grand plans and we have only managed to achieve a fraction of them, which leaves plenty of scope for more stuff in 2016. Our 2015 cakes though were fricking awesome and we are lucky to have some fantastic clients who …

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  • Rugby Ball Cake

    It was a couple of months ago that we were asked to create a cake for a good friend of mine’s joint 60th birthday. They asked for a simple round or square cake, nothing too fancy, enough to feed 40 people. But in typical Brighton Cakes style we thought that would be really boring so …

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  • Rise in Companies Choosing Gingerbread Houses as Corporate Christmas Gifts

    Christmas cakes knocked off the top spot for must-have coporate Christmas gifts A GROWING number of companies are shunning the traditional fruit cake and instead choosing hand made gingerbread houses to give as thank you corporate christmas gifts to their clients this Christmas. Business owners are increasingly looking for something different and tasty that they can personalise …

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