Our 2015 Cakes Restrospective

I simply can’t believe another year has flown by so damn fast. I had all these grand plans and we have only managed to achieve a fraction of them, which leaves plenty of scope for more stuff in 2016. Our 2015 cakes though were fricking awesome and we are lucky to have some fantastic clients who let us create … Read More

The Naked Cakes Trend

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This year has been our busiest so far for cakes without icing or so-called naked cakes. The trend shows no signs of abating with more and more couples opting for a natural looking cake laden with fresh summer fruits. And there are certainly many advantages to having them. Fresher as they are made literally the night before the wedding and … Read More

The Making of the Millennium Falcon Cake

We have done several Millennium Falcon cakes over the years – some for birthdays, the odd one for weddings – and it is quite clear the enthusiasm for Star Wars remains as strong as ever. As time has gone on we have perfected our techniques for producing Millennium Falcon cakes and after some trial and error we have … Read More

Graffiti Cakes

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Graffiti art is as brilliant as it is subversive and has gained momentum in prominent years with works by the likes of Banksy popping up all over the place. Many of the buildings in the colourful North Laine of Brighton, where we are based, have their walls scrawled with beautiful and intricate artwork. Of course, like many other … 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

Brighton Cakes – Helter Skelter, Brighton Pier and Brighton Pavilion

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Now as we are based in the fair city of Brighton and absolutely LOVE it it was only a matter of time before we got asked to turn some of the city’s famous landmarks into cake. Beach-themed cakes we have done before but Brighton cakes, specific ones to our cracking city, are a relatively new thing. However, there … 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

Graffiti Cake – Brighton Cakes Signature Cake Revealed

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OKAY so here it finally is…..our new signature graffiti cake. Ta da!! It is a style that is definitely not vintage but rather bold and fun with a little bit of grunge and a bit of graffiti art. The double height middle tier lends itself to a custom graffiti design which can be any colours or images. In … Read More

Choosing the Right Colour for your Wedding Cake

The Importance of Colour Matching in Cake Design So you’ve got as far as the engagement, booking your venue and now you’re finalising your suppliers. You go for your cake consultation and you are blown away by the designs the cake maker comes up with. They have your style down perfectly and seem to know just what you … Read More

Ruffled Wedding Cakes for 2013

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VINTAGE themed weddings are still proving popular this year but we have noticed a trend towards more romantic styling. Brides are keen on incorporating ruffles, and more delicate decoration into their cakes. There has also been more of shift towards less formal styles of cake, more rustic, more laid back. It seems to reflect the continuing trend for … 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

Designer Wedding Cakes for 2013

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The trend for ever larger, more spectacular, designer wedding cakes continues into 2013. And let’s face it, if you are getting married, aside from the dress the next thing people look at is the cake. A standard industry three tier cake may be more than adequate to feed your 70 guests but it stands only about a foot … Read More

The Enigma Machine Cake Celebtrating Alan Turing's Centenary

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It has been a while since I posted anything here which is rather remiss of me but I have good reason having just got married myself! I fully intend to post pictures of my own cake in a little while but for now I thought I would finally put some of the replica Enigma machine I made entirely … Read More

Would this cake make you get better quicker?

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My other half asked me to make a get well soon cake for a friend who has been ill for a several months. He was expecting a basic round sponge with a straight forward get well soon message piped across the top. Well, at Pink Rose Cakes we don’t like to do things by halves and instead create … Read More

Whimsical Alice In Wonderland Cake

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This cake has got to rank as one of my favourite cakes to have done. It is a three tier wonky Alice in Wonderland-themed cake for a three-year-old’s birthday party. All the tiers are gluten, wheat and dairy free lemon cake which goes to show with a bit of planning the same kind of fabulous cakes can be … Read More

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