Trends: Modern Number Cakes

There are lots of exquisite modern birthday number cakes on Instagram at the moment, and I think this is going to be a trend to watch this year. @adikosh123 creates number biscuit sandwiches topped with pretty meringues, macarons, fruit and flowers. So beautiful, you could easily recreate this with sponge if you preferred a cake. […] Read more…

10 On-Trend Australia Dessert Ideas

2018 is the year to lift your Australia Day dessert game! These very inspiring recipes, which are all based on classic Aussie sweets, will earn you serious brownie (or should that be lamington?) points. Iced VoVo Tartelettes Cherry Ripe Sundae Golden Gaytime Layer Cake Iced VoVo Ice Cream Sandwiches Tim Tam Salted Caramel Vanilla Cheesecake […] Read more…

Sugar Roses DIY

I’ve always been very intimidated by the idea of cake ‘modelling’. Making a flower from icing seemed well beyond my skills, until I tried the Easiest Ever Rose Cutter when it arrived in our store. I couldn’t believe how easy it was to make realistic looking (and edible!) roses. With this piece of kit, gumpaste, […] Read more…

Ballon Arch Christmas Tree DIY

2017 has definitely been the Year of the Balloon, with script balloons and banners for every possible message you need to send, giant foil unicorns, mermaids and emojis popping up everywhere, iridescents and rose gold shiny balloons have arrived and of course… the BALLOON ARCH!!! Balloon arches, or installations, have been a thing for a […] Read more…

Trends we love: Shaggy

Coming out of the boho 70’s trend that’s been around for a while now, but much more colourful – we’re seeing lots of textured, shaggy vibes across food and event styling. The queen of cake shag is Alana Jones Mann, whose Insty account features lots of wedding and birthday cakes in this style (who wouldn’t […] Read more…

Christmas Pop-Up Shop

Come and visit the MELT POP UP SHOP at Chadstone Shopping Centre in Melbourne on 15 November! I’ll be at Williams Sonoma Australia with sprinkles by Sweetapolita and our new range of luxe candies and sugars; there’ll be free tastings and lots of sweet stocking fillers to buy. Frosted by Nicci and I will be be sharing ideas […] Read more…