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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Mirror Glaze Cake Tutorial

10th July 2017

Mirror Glaze Cake

Just a tad behind on the mirror glaze cake trend but I was scared! I was intimidated by mirror glaze until I saw Curtis from Acorn Bakes do a mirror glaze tutorial. He simplified it right down and made it look SO easy so I thought I’d get some gelatine and condensed milk and give it a go! NOTE- I do not swear in this video. During the Instagram shoutouts I say “she’s done the frickin’ American flag inside the cake” and some people have thought I’ve dropped the ‘f’ word in there, which I would never do! I’m so sorry it sounds dodgy but it’s definitely NOT  a swear 🙂 You can subscribe to my YouTube channel right here! You can see the full recipe and method from Acorn Bakes right here. Mirror Glaze For my glaze, I was inspired by my Bubblegum Rave sprinkles from Baking Time Club. If you don’t know, I have a subscription with […]

How To Make Velvet Spray Heart Cakes

3rd July 2017

Last week, I was lucky enough to be sent some equipment to try from Silikomart. One item was a silicone heart shaped cake pan and the other was velvet spray, usually used to decorate desserts such as mousse. I have never used velvet spray before so thought I’d combine the two items into one video and see how the spray worked on cake. You can subscribe to my YouTube channel right here! Silikomart Silicone Bakeware I have to address this silicone cake pan first off. I used a basic sponge mix, you can see the recipe here, and I greased each mould with cake release. I haven’t had good results with silicone bakeware in the past and, as such, I’ve tended to steer clear of it but this Silikomart mould has completely restored my faith! The cakes practically fell from the mould, they were so smooth and the shape was absolutely perfect! I couldn’t have been more […]