Ideas & Inspiration

Welcome to This Cake Life, a blog that celebrates the world’s sweetest community!

By sharing tips, trends, techniques as well as advice from some of the best in the business, This Cake Life gives you the chance to learn and grow your cake skills, whether you’re a beginner or expert. We aim to provide inspiration for every season, occasion and competition, whilst entertaining and informing with videos from your favourite cake artists. Come join in the cake fun!

Check out our favourite cake decorating books for you this #NationalReadABookDay! ...


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We take a closer look at this year's Cake & Bake show competition - have you entered yet? ...


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Inspired by nature, Culpitt's stunning Wild Blooms collection is perfect for creating that rustic feel ...


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We asked cake decorating expert and Extreme Cake Maker Molly Robbins about how a subscription to Cake Decoration & ...


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Add a floral finish to your cakes and bakes with SugarSoft from Culpitt! ...


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We’ve been delving into the fascinating history of cake, particularly the history of cake decorating and we simply ...


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Pretty cake painting and piping just got easier! ...


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Your cow and cat templates for the Hey Diddle Diddle project in May 2019's issue of Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft. ...


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Read on for our review on the fun new way to personalise your cake - with Photocake! ...


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Almost all cake recipes call for eggs – but what do eggs do in a cake? Find out more… ...


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Have you ever wondered, what’s the difference between icing and frosting with buttercream? We’ve got your answer! ...


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We’re back with another comprehensive answer to a question on the lips of many cakers and bakers: can you free ...


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