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    Product Review: Cake Tools by Cake Dutchess

    When I heard that my friend Etty Van Urk, aka Cake Dutchess, was creating ultra high quality, solid steel modelling tools, I could not have been more excited. Even as someone that doesn’t model all that often, it was obvious watching other modellers, that there was a huge gap in the market for strong, quality tools. When Etty listed the project on Kickstarter, I didn’t even hesitate, and along with thousands of others, backed it...

    Product Review: Cake Dutchess Modelling Paste

    I like to model from time to time, no not the 'Zoolander' kind, the rolly, squishy, make stuff kind.And when I heard my friend Etty Van Urk, the Cake Dutchess herself had made her very own Modelling Paste, I just had to check it out!I bought myself a tub of it to play with, and I have to say, as someone that normally uses a modelling chocolate/ fondant mix, I think I have found the best 'off the shelf' modelling paste around.It smells like...

    Modelling Chocolate

    Modelling Chocolate Great for cake toppers, edible bits and bobs, and great to panel cakes with! 375 g (13oz) White Chocolate (Any brand, although Candy Melts may require more Corn Syrup)1/3 cup Karo Light Corn Syrup (You can use Glucose Syrup, but you may need slightly more. Test ahead of time) Melt the white chocolate in the microwave, using short bursts so as not to burn the chocolate. Mix till smooth, and allow to cool slightly. Warm the...

    The Making of “Labyrinth Mural Cake”

    Through dangers untold, and hardships unnumbered,I have fought my way here to the castle, beyond the Goblin City, to take back the child that you have stolen. My will is as strong as yours, and my kingdom as great.You have no power over me. Labyrinth is in my opinion one of the greatest movies ever made, and it certainly played a big part in my life growing up.  I loved everything about it.  The puppets, the music, David Bowie...

    Creating a Pixie Shoe

    For such a long time, I've wanted to make a Sugar Shoe. The main hitch was, I'm not really a high heel kinda fan. If I HAVE to wear shoes, they're usually sand shoes, and not really the sort of thing you want to create in sugar! I am however, a massive lover of all things nature and fantasy, so I thought "ooh! Pixie Shoe! Next problem, I have never made a sugar shoe. No worries! Since when has that stopped me?! Join me on my journey to create a...