Themed Wedding Cakes

football-shirts-wedding-cakesCreating a themed wedding cake which is personal to the bride and groom is always so much fun. Last week saw just one of these cakes looking absolutely stunning in the Jasper Carrot Suite, which has amazing views of Birmingham City Football grounds.

 

The wedding cake was inspired by the couples passion of football with their teams being represented by football shirt cakes. In between the two shirt cakes a delicious football lemon flavoured cake and centre a tasty chocolate flavoured football pitch cake.

 

On top of the pitch cake stood three of our handmade sugar figurines of the bride and groom in their football kits and the vicar.

 

This was a perfect wedding cake design for the couples special day and we are sure it is still a talking a great talking point!

 

cake decorating toolsA really useful cake decorating tool which has recently arrived in our Sugarbliss Cake Decorating Shop, Solihull is the fondant icing message maker. With this fantastic cake decorating tool, you can add an instant message to your cakes with this message making set. Simply select the letters to make the message and add to the message holder. Press the message holder into rolled sugarpaste, rolled fondants, royal icing or gumpaste to leave an imprint, creating the message.

 

Part of Sugarbliss cake decorating shop, our extensive sugarcraft collection that offers everything you need for cake making, decorating, presentation and serving.

 

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Sugarbliss Cake Decorating Cake Courses

cake decorating courses for beginnersOur popular beginners cake decorating class saw some absolutely incredible cake designs completed in last months decorating class. We are sure you will agree, for students who had never decorated or designed cakes before they did a fantastic job and the final cakes looked amazing.

 

This year we have been very busy traveling the country delivering our wedding cakes to many new wedding venues and this weekend, again was no exception. Deep in the country side wedding cake venueof Lichfield is the recently newly opened Alrewas Hayes Wedding and conference centre. This grade 2 listed Queen Anne residence sits in acres of beautiful rolling fields and can cater for wedding receptions as large as 1500 guests. Our up side down frill, 4 tier wedding cake looked wonderful and we are really looking forward visiting this venue again later this month, to delivery one of our crystal chandelier wedding cake designs.

 

We now stock in our Sugarbliss Cake Decorating Shop, Bako 5kg white and ivory sugar paste. This sugarpaste is excellent for covering wedding cakes and celebration cakes and is priced at £12.99 for the white and £13.99 for the ivory. We are sure this newly stocked sugarpaste will be great value to all our cake decorators alike.

 

Another new product recently arrived at our Sugarbliss Cake Decorating Shop, are the eagerly awaited deep blue, round cake drums. Available in 8, 10 and 12 inch, this coloured cake board is a great addition to our existing large range of cake boards.

 

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Wedding Cake Figurine Toppers

bride & groom figurinesIt is always fun when we are asked to make some wedding cake bride and groom toppers. Using modelling paste, food colours and edible glue our two wedding cake toppers looked absolutely fantastic adorning our miniature wedding cakes at the lovely Mallory Hall, Leamington.

 

We have had some wonderful new cake decorating supplies and cake equipment arrive this week in our cake decorating shop. Our new jam and preserve making equipment and accessories are a great addition to our bakeware range and includes jars, labels, lids, starter sets and all the tools for jam preserving. We now also have a beautiful selection of edible wired sugar hearts, stars and flower sprays in various colours and sizes for you to simply add to your cake.

 

We will also soon be displaying two new wedding cake designs in our Sugarbliss Cake Decorating shop, Knowle, Solihull, we are sure these two new designs will be very popular with our brides and grooms to be.

 

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New Wedding Cake design 2013

6 tier royal parchment wedding cakeIt was absolutely wonderful to be able to set up one of our new wedding cakes designs and again at such a fabulous venue. Our new 6 tier Royal White Parchment Wedding Cake design looked stunning in the main reception room at the incredible Fawsley Hall.

 

We are so luck to be able to have the opportunity to create magnificent wedding cakes but also to travel to the various wedding venues around the country. Fawsley Hall is such a dramatic venue with over 700 years of history attached to it and set in 2000 acres of beautiful Northamptonshire’s rolling hills and park lands. Royalty, politicans, debutantes have all been amongst the many guests who have stayed over the centuries fawsley halland we are certain, it has had many scenes of love and romance!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wedding Cakes And Venues

It is always exciting to complete a beautiful wedding cake design and even more exhilarating when the wedding cake is set up at the chosen venue. It is so important for a wedding cake designer to consider the venue when designing a cake in order to ensure the wedding cake is the centre piece of the reception. Every now and then, the venue is just so wonderfully it makes designing the cake absolute bliss!

 

One such wedding venue is the incredible stunning Castle Bromwich Hall Hotel. The 16th century hall has been recently restored and developed into an absolutely splendid hotel. The hotel invites you to indulge in its fabulous surrounding and is set within 10 acres of glorious walled gardens.

 

Only just open as a wedding venue we are sure we will be regularly visiting this fine wedding and hotel venue.

 

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Wedding Cake Designs & Courses

It has been a very exciting and busy few weeks for us, with the wedding season now in full swing and with the many fantastic wedding shows we have recently attended displaying some of our new wedding cake designs for 2013.

 

wedding cake coursesLast week saw our SugarBliss wedding cake students finishing their 3 tier wedding cake designs in their final lesson At the Sugarbliss Cake School and we think you will agree, how absolutely beautiful their wedding cakes are.

 

This week has also seen some new products arriving at our Sugarbliss Cake Decorating Shop here in Knowle, Solihull. The double piping bag by Culpitt is especially useful for creating those amazing double coloured butter cream swirls for wedding cake classesperfect and stunning wedding cupcakes. Our new extra large 75mm wired sugar flower roses available in white, ivory and light pink our ideal to adorn any tiered wedding cake or to add that final finish on any celebration cake.

 

If you would like more information about our cake school or classes, please contact us.

 

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Wedding Cake Show Stoppers

wedding cake designsWe had a fantastic weekend, meeting so many brides to be at the East Meets West Bridal Show held at the excellent Aston Villa Football Park. There were so many different and inspiring exhibitors and the bridal fashion show was so vibrant and absolutely stunning.

 

It was wonderful to be showcasing just a few of our new wedding cake designs for 2013 and for the brides & grooms to sample some of our new cake flavours and fillings.

 

Don’t forget to look out in next month’s Your Wedding Cake magazine to see if you are the lucky winner of our wedding cake competition 2013.

Signature eight-tier Cascading Rose design
Water Fountain bespoke wedding cake design

 

Some new cake making and decorating products have just arrived at our Cake Decorating shop. One of our favouites is the Sweetly Does It Silicone Cake Pop Mould.

 

This ultra flexible, silicone mould makes baking cake pops a piece of cake! Made from silicone, the mould is non-stick for easy release, as well as heat resistant to 260°C (500°F). and makes twenty perfectly round cake pops. Simply decorate with wilton candy melts and sprinkle some coloured sugars on top.

 

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Wedding Cake Courses

This week saw our the start of our first Wedding Cake Course for 2013. This popular course runs through out the year and teaches our students everything they need to know, to create their very own eye catching centre piece.

 

Each of our 3 hour lessons, are tailored and built around an individuals standards, needs and abilities. We start off by finding out what each person wants to achieve out of our wedding cake course. For some, it will be learning how to put together a cake from start to finish, for others it may be a particular design on a wedding cake that they have in mind to make in the near future.

 

The first lesson is all about structure and stability which is one of the most important skills to learn if you want to create a flawless tiered wedding cake.

 

This week has also been extremely busy in our Cake Decorating shop, as the wedding cake season swings into full steam!

 

We have many different shaped cake tins to hire, to help any wedding cake designer create their perfect wedding cake design. We have a fantastic range of new cake decorating moulds, to create stunning and professional wedding cake designs, as well as, a large selection of edible cake decorations, wedding cake decorations and wedding cake toppers. One of our favourite is the medium and small bead mould which is just perfect for finishing around any tiered cake.

 

This weekend we will be showcasing many of our new Sugarbliss wedding cake designs for 2013, at the fabulous Aston Villa Football Stadium between 11am – 5pm Saturday & Sunday.

 

Last year this amazing wedding exhibition saw over 600 brides and grooms attend. This year we will also be bringing some of our new cake flavours for everyone to sample.  We really hope you can come and try our new cake recipes and we look forward to seeing you all at the show.

 

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New Wedding cake Gallery

Our new cake gallery is now up and running. It is taking a bit longer than expected to add all our celebration cake pictures and wedding cake pictures but we will have them all ready for you to see in our cake galleries shortly.

 

The wedding show last weekend was absolutely fantastic with so many wedding exhibitors at the show. It was wonderful to be able to show our new wedding cake designs for 2013 to the many excited brides and grooms who attended. You will be able to view our new wedding cake designs for 2013 soon in our new wedding cake gallery or just pop in to  our cake decorating craft shop in Knowle, Solihull.

 

We will also, be showing our new wedding cakes on the 23rd & 24th February 2013 at the East meets West Wedding Show, being held at the superb Aston Villa Football Stadium, Birmingham.

 

We also have some lovely new cake decorations which have recently arrived in our cake decorating craft shop. One of the new products we really like is the 120mm long bead mould. The mould comes in two sizes large and small and is simply ideal for adding a beautiful sugar pearl trim around the bottom tier of a wedding cake or celebration cake.

 

Don’t forget, we have many different valentine’s cake decorations to inspire you, from heart cupcake cases, edible love hearts in various colours, edible letters and a fizzing bomb candle, perfect for fun cakes!

 

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Wedding Cake Designs

Birmingham wedding cake showWe are very excited to be showcasing six of our new wedding cake designs for 2013 on Sunday 27th January at the Wonderful Holiday Inn, Birmingham Airport.

 

We will also have our new wedding cake designs displayed shortly, in our Cake Decorating Shop for all to see.

 

Look forward seeing you all on the 27th January for this fabulous Wedding Show.

 

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