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Christmas is coming…

Posted by Carol Deacon in Christmas,Media

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Christmas certainly came early for me. I was putting this together in the sweltering heat of August. This is my Tree Stump design for the November issue of Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine. It is  lit from inside to give the impression of little creatures being at home inside the tree stump. A cluster of… Read More »

Hungry Witch Cake

Posted by Carol Deacon in Halloween,Media

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This is my Hungry Witch Cake design for the October 2018 issue of “Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine”. The little twist here is that the glace icing covering the cake and sugarpaste spook behind the witch was made substituting tonic water for normal water. The quinine in the tonic water makes the glace icing glow… Read More »

Dream Catcher Cake

Posted by Carol Deacon in Media

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This is my Dream Catcher Cookie Cake tutorial featured in the August 2018 issue of “Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft” magazine. The dream catchers are made out of cookies baked on sticks and the feathers were created out of rice paper.

Flowerbox Cookie Cake

Posted by Carol Deacon in Media

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This is my Flowerbox Cookie Cake created for the June 2018 issue of “Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft” Magazine. The flowers are decorated cookies on sticks inserted into a cake that was baked in a loaf tin. The “wooden” flower box was given a distressed painted look created using wafer paper on sugarpaste. I’m biased obviously but… Read More »

Unicorn Tutorial

Posted by Carol Deacon in Media 15th Feb 2017

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See my Unicorn tutorial in the March 2017 edition of ” Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft” magazine 

Compendium of Cakes

Posted by Carol Deacon in Media,Uncategorized 4th Feb 2017

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My book “Compendium of Cake Decorating Techniques” – 300 Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets is at  number 1 in the Amazon Cake decorating and sugarcraft section. Thank you everyone who’s bought a copy. x     Published by Search Press ISBN 9781844489367

Russian Piping Tips

Posted by Carol Deacon in Media,Uncategorized 13th May 2016

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How pretty is this cupcake and incredibly simple too. I recently had an email from the Cake Decorating Company (http://www.thecakedecoratingcompany.co.uk ) demonstrating their new range of floral piping tips. As I’m basically quite a lazy person who likes to achieve good effects fast, I  couldn’t resist buying some to try. Here is my first attempt… Read More »

Disney Cakes

Posted by Carol Deacon in Media

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This week my three year stint creating cakes for “Disney Cakes & Sweets” magazine came to an end as we shot the cake for the final issue. I can’t show that cake yet as it hasn’t been published yet but here’s my Aristocat cake from an earlier issue.

Paul Hollywood

Posted by Carol Deacon in Media 12th May 2016

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Thought I’d lost this shot when I changed and updated computers badly ! This was taken at one of the Cake & Bake Shows

Disney Cakes and Sweets

Posted by Carol Deacon in Media 12th Nov 2014

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Steve Backshall

Posted by Carol Deacon in Media 11th Nov 2014

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Cake baked for a party where Steve Backshall was doing a creepy crawly roadshow.

Mary Berry

Posted by Carol Deacon in Media 1st Oct 2014

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