Chocolate and flowers are Valentine’s Day favourites, so why not combine the two? Create chocolaty decorations using Cocoform, a simple way to make a celebration cake extra special. Use Dark, Milk or White for a classic look, or create a pretty pink design with Strawberry.
Finish your cake with SK Fairtrade Sugarpaste and a handwritten message using a food colour pen. Ideal for drawing or writing straight onto food, these pens contain edible ink and are great for adding detail to sugar decorations.
Discover beautiful baking tutorials sure to impress your loved ones in Pretty Pâtisserie by Makiko Searle. The book includes a whole host of recipes and projects perfect for edible gifts and party-table treats.
Create a pretty pastel colour palette with Designer Pastel Dust Food Colours. These fine, edible powders can be brushed over sugar flowers, used with stencils or added to melted white chocolate.
Treat your mum to an afternoon-tea-themed set of biscuits created with cookie cutters from the Teatime range. If she’s a keen baker herself, the teapot, cup and saucer and cupcake cutters would make lovely gifts.
Bellissimo Flexi Smoothers are designed to help you achieve sharp, clean edges on sugarpaste-covered cakes. With one rounded and one straight-edged smoother, and available in three sizes, the smoothers make it easy to get a professional finish.
You’ll find lots more cake decorating ideas in the February/March 2017 issue of Cakes & Sugarcraft magazine, out now. It’s packed with the latest trends and original, easy-to-follow tutorials that you won’t find anywhere else.
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