• Five DIY naked wedding cake tips

    Wedding cakes can be expensive, especially if you’re on a budget. So, if you’re feeling confident enough you could consider making it yourself. Creating your own DIY naked wedding cake doesn’t have to be complicated but it does require a bit of thought beforehand – the last thing you want is see your masterpiece sliding …

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  • A three tier naked wedding cake at Pangdean Barn with fresh flowers

    The enduring trend for naked wedding cakes

    When naked wedding cakes started gaining popularity a few years ago, I thought they would be like many trends – popular for a while but soon overtaken by the next big thing. How wrong was I? Because six years on they’re still going strong and one of the most popular choices for couples on their …

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  • Foraged edible purple and white violet flowers in bowl from above

    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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  • mint green and pink peonies on a four tier wedding cake with edible gold leaf

    Wedding Cake Trends for 2019

    Just exactly what are the wedding cake trends for 2019 you might ask? It’s always difficult to know what’s hot and what’s not in the world of wedding cakes. Like fashion, the trends are ever-changing. But as far as wedding cakes go this year, the style is definitely modern but with a fair bit of …

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  • airbrushed make up cake on Brighton Beach

    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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  • Lego cake with traditional royal icing and piping on it

    Lego Cakes

    Everyone loves lego, young or old but it takes a bold person to decide to have it on their wedding cake. And yet, we are seeing an increasing number of people decide to introduce a bit of lego into their design. What I love about this is it perfectly combines traditional wedding cakes with a …

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  • naked wedding cakes Wiston House

    The Naked Cakes Trend

    This year has been our busiest so far for cakes without icing or so-called naked cakes. The trend shows no signs of abating with more and more couples opting for a natural looking cake laden with fresh summer fruits. And there are certainly many advantages to having them. Fresher as they are made literally the night before …

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  • brighton pavilion cake collage

    Wedding Cake Ideas – from concept to creation

    Wedding cakes look beautiful in their finished state, like a top model on the Paris catwalk. But just like that model an awful lot of work goes into the design and planning before it reaches that stage. The first stage is to sit down in consultation with a client, listen to their wedding cake ideas …

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  • A buttercream wedding cake alongside a fondant iced wedding cake

    Buttercream Wedding Cakes versus Fondant Cakes – which do you prefer?

    Ever since we started this business we have always been steadfastly in bed with fondant for our favourite cake covering. It is just so versatile – it can be coloured many different colours, moulded into a thousand shapes, it stretches, it bends, it keeps the cake inside moist and it provides a brilliant base for …

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  • a selection of different wedding cakes with different colours

    Choosing the Right Colour for your Wedding Cake

    The Importance of Colour Matching in Cake Design So you’ve got as far as the engagement, booking your venue and now you’re finalising your suppliers. You go for your cake consultation and you are blown away by the designs the cake maker comes up with. They have your style down perfectly and seem to know …

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