Tag Archives: wedding cake

  • The Making of the Millennium Falcon Cake

    We have done several Millennium Falcon cakes over the years – some for birthdays, the odd one for weddings – and it is quite clear the enthusiasm for Star Wars remains as strong as ever. As time has gone on we have perfected our techniques for producing Millennium Falcon cakes and after some trial and …

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    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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  • Ruffled Wedding Cakes for 2013

    VINTAGE themed weddings are still proving popular this year but we have noticed a trend towards more romantic styling. Brides are keen on incorporating ruffles, and more delicate decoration into their cakes. There has also been more of shift towards less formal styles of cake, more rustic, more laid back. It seems to reflect the …

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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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  • Designer Wedding Cakes for 2013

    The trend for ever larger, more spectacular, designer wedding cakes continues into 2013. And let’s face it, if you are getting married, aside from the dress the next thing people look at is the cake. A standard industry three tier cake may be more than adequate to feed your 70 guests but it stands only …

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  • Wiston House Wedding Fair

    Here at Pink Rose Cakes we are busy preparing some new cake designs which we will be unveiling at the Wiston House Wedding Fair on January 27. Having exhibited there last year we are very much looking forward to going back and joining them again. Wiston House, a beautiful country house near Steyning, West Sussex, …

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  • Flavour Trends for 2013

    The great British baking revival continues apace in 2013 with more and more people making cakes than ever before. With so much renewed interest in baking comes a renewed interest in taste as well. Lovely though it is the traditional Victoria sponge with lashings of jam and vanilla buttercream has some serious competition from more …

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  • Latest Wedding Trends – not just cake!

    THE beauty of getting married these days is there are no hard and fast rules about how you should do it. With brides and grooms, events planners and the wedding industry coming up with ever more elaborate ideas, just about every dream can be fulfilled. But just like fashion the wedding industry follows trends and …

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