Cookie Class as a Student at The Cake College

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Normally my days at The Cake College involve me doing the teaching, but Saturday was a bit different! I got to sit the other side of the table and join in as a student. I've never iced cookies before and when Lucy mentioned there was a space available on the cookie class, I couldn't resist. It was lovely to meet ...

Favourite Cake Stands

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Recently my cake stand collection suffered a loss... one of my favourite stands took a tumble (in terrifying slow motion) and smashed into pieces on the floor. I admit, I was very close to tears and a few strong words were uttered! Immediately I went online to find a replacement - which led to looking at a LOT of cake ...

Cake Tool Box

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When I first got into making cakes, it didn't take me long to gather a whole load of cake paraphernalia. To begin with it wasn't too much of an issue - it all fitted into a mini draw unit. Then it expanded and took over a cupboard... and then I was stuck looking at craft boxes online with envy. Sure ...

Tips for baking a flat cake

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In my books there really isn't anything better than a cake off-cut sandwich, so if you don't get a perfectly flat cake all the time go on and eat the evidence! However, I know how frustrating it is to have that cake volcano that erupts in the middle of your cake, leaving short sides and a huge mountain that has ...

Starting a cake blog

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After a few years in the cake business, I am finally ready to set up a blog for Nightingale cakes. Not going to lie, it’s taken me a while to get my head round it and the confidence to publish anything other than cake photos on the website! It will be filled with ideas, recipes, behind the scenes and basically …