Cake Baker Fan Badge

Many of you cake bakers are starting to meet up at cake shows and events and have mentioned that you’d like to be able to identify yourselves as Cake Baker fans (and recognise each other too!). To help you pick each other out from the crowd we have designed some …

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The SubUlator – Ultimate Food Substitutes App

Transform your attitude to cooking and baking with the SubUlator app from CakeBaker. No need to waste time and money dashing out to the shops if you don’t have the right ingredient; check out the SubUlator first and surprise yourself with what you can use instead. Download The Subulator for …

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Decorating a Butterfly Cake (facebook Question)

A perfect cake for an 8 year old daughter! Cakes made with love by mum always go down well, not to mention attracting the envy of other mums. For a butterfly cake, you can use a mould as you suggest (much easier), or shape your own out of two 8″ …

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Vintage Edible Bunting (facebook Question)

Vintage is all the rage at the moment, perfect for spring or summer events where you can use lovely pastel shades and floral or lacy effects. To make the bunting itself (before considering the patterns) you have a choice of edible icing sheets, fondant or modelling/flower (or gum) paste. Use …

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Crumb Coating a Cake: Step by Step

Have you ever wondered how those masterpieces you see in cake shop windows are so smooth and lump free? Well read on to find out all about the perfect crumb coating. To get a really smooth icing finish on a cake, most experienced bakers will ‘crumb coat’ first. It’s a …

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The Cakeulator – Get Started with Android

The CakeUlator for Android is really straight forward to use, but we have created this quick guide to get you started and to let you know how the CakeUlator works on Android devices. 1. For Starters… When you first use The CakeUlator you will receive a message giving you the …

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CakeOmeter+: Get Started Converting Tin Sizes

Convert a recipe to fit your tin! Why would you want to converting baking tin sizes anyway? Well we’ve come across this so many times we know why! Match a recipe to a cake tin you actually own – how many times have you seen a great recipe but didn’t …

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Cake Baking and Decoration Books

We get lots of requests (and recommendations) for books that will help you with cake baking, decorating or running your cake business. Here are some that we like and that you have recommended. We’ve included links to Amazon to help you find them: Cake Decorating <#20#>Debbie Brown’s 50 Easy Party …

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Cakes and Baking News/Blog

Competitions, guides and the next one! 11th October You may have noticed some changes to the site and to some of our tasty cake features. We’ve given the whole site an overhaul and we hope you love the pretty new vintage theme. Look out for step by step guides (the …

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Great Gran’s Christmas Cake and Nan’s Chocolate Cake

We recently asked Cakebaker readers (via our facebook page) to send us cake recipes, which have been passed down through their families. Debbie Bode sent us two of her favourites together with this lovely picture of her great gran, Sarah Potter taken in 1952, when she would have been about …

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