Designing Our Own Wedding Cake

Designing Our Wedding Cake - Pikalily Food Blog

For 10 years now I have been designing and creating cakes for friends and family. Having made several wedding cakes previously, I couldn’t wait for the day when I could actually sit down and design my own, although I already had a fair idea in my head of the style I wanted. In all honesty, I probably began sketching the cake design the day after we got engaged!

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A guide to creating a lace design on cupcakes

Lace cupcakes guide - Pikalily food blog

Lace is so on trend at the minute!  It is seen everywhere from interiors to weddings to cakes!  It is surprisingly easy to create a lace effect on cakes, biscuits and cupcakes, and all it requires is some Royal icing, a piping bag and a small paintbrush.  Royal icing dries hard so it can hold its shape, making it perfect for intricate patterns.  Hopefully this step-by-step guide will show you how to create the pattern of the moment!

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Wedding cake design – what to consider

Wedding cake ideas - Pikalily food blog

I have been making decorative cakes for friends and family members for a few years now and wedding cakes are definitely a favourite of mine. After making several wedding cakes for other people I couldn’t resist the chance to make my very own in December 2014. My mum helped bake the cakes and I designed and decorated it, all 8 tiers!!

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Easter Sunday Cupcakes

Easter-Sunday-Cupcake-Treats-Pikalily-Food-BlogEaster is a time for celebration, particularly when it comes to food, with lamb often being a popular choice at many a dinner table.  Today we’re concentrating on Easter treats as we create some Easter cupcakes for you to get your teeth stuck into.  So once you’ve finished with the mountains of chocolate and the bundles of Easter eggs, try out this cupcake recipe, and enjoy with all the family!

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St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes Recipe

St Patricks Day Cupcakes - Pikalily Food Blog

These cupcakes are really fun to make with the whole family to help you celebrate one of the biggest days in the Irish calendar. They also taste great too and are very easy to make. These are regulars in our kitchen on St Patrick’s Day, and we’ve been busy this morning whipping up a batch for the family to enjoy today as part of the “Paddy’s Day” celebrations!

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