simple and effective cake decorating

Cake decorating can seem an overwhelming world to delve into, as you start to learn your cake decorating skills use simple cake covering and glazes teamed with easy toppings to create a showstopping bake. Make your bake extra special with a shaped tin including Savarin moulds, Fluted Cake Tins, Wilton Delectovals, French Madeleine tins and Kugelhopf pans. Have a look at our simple and effective cake decorating tips.

Drizzling Icing

Drizzles and Glazes

  • Drizzled melted chocolate - white, milk chocolate, dark chocolate or flavoured chocolate including orange and strawberry is a quick way of adding a special finish to your cake.
  • Caramel sauce - ideal for pairing with mini fudge chunks, chocolate chips or chopped nuts, a drizzle of caramel sauce will add a sweet finish to your bake.
  • Sugared Lemon or Orange Glaze - boost the flavour of a simple plain or vanilla cake with a sugared lemon or orange glaze, when set this will add a beautiful crunchy texture to your cake.
Iced cupcakes

Toppings for Cakes, Cupcakes, Traybakes and Brownies

Toppings are perfect for adding an extra boost of flavour, colour or texture to your bakes. We have put together our top toppings which are widely available in cake decorating stores and supermarkets. 

  • Mini Fudge Chunks and Mini Honeycomb Pieces
  • Chopped Nuts - pistachios, hazelnuts, walnuts and almonds
  • Poppy Seeds 
  • Chocolate Chips 
  • Mini Marshmallows 
  • Mixed Peel
  • Crystallised Ginger Pieces
  • Sugared decorations - sprinkles, hearts, flowers, and stars
  • Wafer flowers