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Halloween Haunted House Cake

Posted by Jayden Scott on 4th Oct 2018

Halloween Haunted House Cake
Halloween Haunted HouseOur resident cake artist (and boss) Jayden channeled her inner ghoul for this spooky fun Halloween Cake.  The bats were made out of fondant with our mini bat cookie cutter and then we used florist's wire to attach them to the cake.  The widows walk at the top of the cake used our "Karen -  Silicone Marvelous Mold".  The fence was made using our cobblestone wall silicone mold. The Pumpki...
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Happy Bee Day Honey

Posted by Jayden Scott on 10th Aug 2018

Happy Bee Day Honey
We recently got in these extra large Bee cupcake toppers and just had to feature them. Jayden made a fun behive cake. Jayden used our wonder mold cake pan to create the hive shape. The raised rounds on the hive shape were just rolled fondant as was the ridge around the entrance to the hive. The doorway was painted with black edible art paint but you also just make a door shape with fondant.  The honey was made with piping gel coloured with g...
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Building Block Cake

Posted by Jayden Scott on 1st Aug 2018

Building Block Cake
This simple to make birthday uses our building block chocolate molds to create lego shapes. The chocolate is colored using Roxy & Rich's Fat Dispersable Colours. Products used in the Building Block (Lego) Cake Building Block MoldBuilding Block Man MoldVan Leer White ChocolateRoxy & Rich Fat Dispersable Colours - Yellow, Green, Blue & Red...
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Easter Basket Cake

Posted by Jayden Scott | Leslie Williams on 27th Mar 2018

Easter Basket Cake
Check out this fun Easter Basket Cake our resident cake decorator, Jayden, made. This is an relatively easy project and that someone with a bit of piping experience could undertake. The  basketweave piping tip (1D)was made for projects like this, literally. What the video below to see how Jayden puts it together. She says the hardest part in doing this cake is getting the spacing even.  For the purposes of this demo we are...
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Mermaid Tale Cake

Posted by Leslie Williams / Jayden Scott on 7th Feb 2018

Mermaid Tale Cake
It must be summer because we have had a bunch of mermaid themed baking going on at the Scoop. This week Jayden dove into making a surprising simple (but gorgeous) mermaid tail cake. This cake is based on the old stand by Wilton Wonder Mold Cake Pan. (usually used for the bottom of a dolls dress). If you live locally we actually rent this pan out (only $2.00 a day with a $30 cash or debit returnable deposit). Directions: Bak...
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