How to Create Fondant Roses

How to Create Simple Fondant Roses There are lots of techniques you can learn when starting out in Cake Decorating. Creating Roses from Fondant ( also known as Sugarpaste) is a great technique to start with, it will add an extra wow factor to any cake! One thing I have learnt over the years – […]

How Do I Cover a Cake and Get a Smooth Professional Finish?

How Do I Get My Cake to Have Smooth Sharp Edges When Covering It In Sugar Paste?’ Cake Decorating has really taken off in the past few years, with many resources available that just weren’t about 10 years ago. For everyday bakers, eager to create their own master pieces at home, this is great news! […]

Top 10 Baking Questions Answered!

Top 10 Baking Questions Answered. I really love connecting with my customers, and have started getting lots of questions about the ‘how tos’ of baking and cake decorating. Here are the top 10 I get asked…….. Why does my cake sink in the middle? This can happen for a few reasons.. During Baking… Sometimes the […]

Tips for choosing a Wedding cake… Let the Journey begin.

When planning a Wedding and choosing a cake, people approach in different ways. For some people, planning a Wedding is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream, for others it feels stressful and like one long to do list….. (any of that sound familiar?) We meet couples who fall into both ends of this spectrum, and […]

Big Announcement

I have been waiting for this day for a very long time. I am so massively excited and proud to announce (drumroll please…) The Elizabeth Harris Bakeware and Cake Decoration range  will to be available to buy  in all Home Bargains stores, nationwide  from the beginning of March 2017.  Yes, that’s right, I have my own […]

Colleagues not competitors

9 years ago I worked at Slattery’s: a Patissier & Chocolatier based in Manchester. My role involved decorating cakes for their bespoke cakes made to order. It was a fantastic job and I learnt a great amount. The owner of Slattery’s once said something to me that has stayed with me. I still think about often. We were talking about […]

Bring On The Bling

When a cake your working on makes you feel nervous and excited in equal measure you know it can only be a good thing. Working with real gold can be temperamental and tricky but the results are so rewarding. So when bride-to-be Rachel showed me an image she had found in a magazine of a […]

Perfecting The Pop.

I’ve recently made an order of 200 of these lovely cake pops, and I thought I would write a easy-to-follow guide on how to perfect these beauties. There are two methods to making your cake pops: one is baked like a sponge, in a cake pop machine where they all come out the right shape […]

Baking For Baking Sake.

I realised at some point this week that I very rarely get the chance to bake for the home anymore. I have become so busy for baking for orders, that I have forgotten the joy of baking for pleasure. My husband loves to have baked cakes in the house and often feels neglected that the […]

Penelope’s Peppa.

It’s the eve of my little girl’s second birthday, and whilst I would love to dedicate hours upon hours to creating her the perfect cake, my reality is not that, I have a large Harry Potter themed wedding cake on this weekend with Golden snitch cake pops to go with it, along with other orders. […]