The cake is often central to the party celebration. Themed cakes are becoming more common and these days there are so many options to decorate cakes the creativity is endless.
To help you get started on choosing and creating your cake, we've got some decorating tips, basic terminology, links and even some video tutorials. You can also check out our cake photo gallery. Give it a go. Cake decorating can be lots of fun, a great creative outlet and hugely satisfying - especially when your child loves what you made them!
Decorate your cake with pretty celebration streamers that are easy to make and look great.
Perfect for any cellebration - New Years, welcome party or anything that takes your fancy!
When you cut this cake, you get a checkered pattern on the inside. I like chocolate and vanilla but you can also have different colours and flavours. A fun surprise when you can't decide what flavour you want.
This little cup cake is perfect for your sweet vallentine! Add a butterfly shape for a little girls party or a star for a circus party.
Hidden shape cakes are all the rage right now. What shapes will you hide?
This video tutorial shows you how to create patterns and embed shapes using fondant. Let your imagination go as you can make all sorts of designs and colour combinations.
Smash cakes, also known as chocolate pinatas are a great gift or party game idea. They are also lots of fun! Like a traditional pinata you have to 'smash' it open to get the goodies. The difference is, the container is also ALL chocolate!