Tag Archives: Baking

  • How to make a Christmas Cake

    How to Make the Perfect Christmas Cake – Part One

      IT IS less than two months to go until Christmas and if you haven’t done so already then now is the time to bake your Christmas cake. Get it in the oven now and then you will have at least six weeks to soak in plenty of brandy or whiskey, depending on which tipple …

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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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  • Kids Christmas Gingerbread House Workshops

      Back by popular demand are our family-themed Christmas Gingerbread House Workshops. We are laying on five classes this year where you can come along with your children and construct and decorate your very own gingerbread house. We will be teaching some basic piping techniques as well as teaching you how to model your very …

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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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  • Brighton Pier cake that lights up!

      This Brighton Pier cake was created for a client recently who wanted to have a Brighton-themed cake for her daughter’s 21st and what better way to have a Brighton Cake than a representation of the iconic Brighton Pier. We discussed the idea of recreating the entire pier in cake and royal icing but decided …

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  • You’ve Had the Proposal, Now What About the Cake?

    Valentines Day has been and gone for another year but for all those lucky ladies (and men) out there who received a proposal the excitement, expectation and anticipation is only just beginning. You’ve got the engagement ring, you may even have picked a wedding date but where do you go from there? Well the next …

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  • Latest Cake Designs

    Here at Pink Rose Cakes we have been coming up with a few new designs ready for the coming year. They are a little more muted and whimsical than normal, using soft colours and sugar flowers but we like them just the same! More cakes to follow in the coming days…. One or two of …

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  • Fabulous Chocolate Brownie Cake Recipe

    Things have been a little quiet on the cake front lately, it always is at this time of year with brides still tending to favour the warmer months. Sooooo, I have been experimenting with lots of new recipes and hopefully will be adding new flavours to the site shortly. In the meantime, whilst not strictly …

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