How to Make the Perfect Christmas Cake – Part One

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  IT IS less than two months to go until Christmas and if you haven’t done so already then now is the time to bake your Christmas cake. Get it in the oven now and then you will have at least six weeks to soak in plenty of brandy or whiskey, depending on which tipple you prefer. I … Read More

Wedding Cake Ideas – from concept to creation

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Wedding cakes look beautiful in their finished state, like a top model on the Paris catwalk. But just like that model an awful lot of work goes into the design and planning before it reaches that stage. The first stage is to sit down in consultation with a client, listen to their wedding cake ideas and get a … Read More

Kids Christmas Gingerbread House Workshops

  Back by popular demand are our family-themed Christmas Gingerbread House Workshops. We are laying on five classes this year where you can come along with your children and construct and decorate your very own gingerbread house. We will be teaching some basic piping techniques as well as teaching you how to model your very own Father Christmas … Read More

Buttercream Wedding Cakes versus Fondant Cakes – which do you prefer?

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Ever since we started this business we have always been steadfastly in bed with fondant for our favourite cake covering. It is just so versatile – it can be coloured many different colours, moulded into a thousand shapes, it stretches, it bends, it keeps the cake inside moist and it provides a brilliant base for all manner of … Read More

Brighton Pier cake that lights up!

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  This Brighton Pier cake was created for a client recently who wanted to have a Brighton-themed cake for her daughter’s 21st and what better way to have a Brighton Cake than a representation of the iconic Brighton Pier. We discussed the idea of recreating the entire pier in cake and royal icing but decided against it because … Read More

You've Had the Proposal, Now What About the Cake?

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Valentines Day has been and gone for another year but for all those lucky ladies (and men) out there who received a proposal the excitement, expectation and anticipation is only just beginning. You’ve got the engagement ring, you may even have picked a wedding date but where do you go from there? Well the next obvious choice is … Read More

Latest Cake Designs

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Here at Pink Rose Cakes we have been coming up with a few new designs ready for the coming year. They are a little more muted and whimsical than normal, using soft colours and sugar flowers but we like them just the same! More cakes to follow in the coming days…. One or two of them, plus some … Read More

Fabulous Chocolate Brownie Cake Recipe

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Things have been a little quiet on the cake front lately, it always is at this time of year with brides still tending to favour the warmer months. Sooooo, I have been experimenting with lots of new recipes and hopefully will be adding new flavours to the site shortly. In the meantime, whilst not strictly a cake recipe … Read More