How to crumb coat a cake

Crumb coating may feel like an unnecessary step in the cake decorating process but it is an essential step in creating a neat finish with…

How to split and fill a cake

Most of my cake recipes call for baking a cake in one pan and then splitting and layering it so I thought it would be…

How to cover a cake with fondant

In an ideal world I’d never use fondant icing but for me, it’s the only way to finish a fruit cake so each year I…

How to marzipan a cake

Covering cakes with marzipan can be tricky. It can be difficult to work with, it’s sticky and prone to splitting which can be frustrating. But…