Our super helpful colour chart

We have created a beautiful colour chart to help you mix up your royal icing colours.  Mixing colours comes naturally to me but I realise that not everyone can mix up colours as easily.  I often get asked what colours I used for certain royal icing projects. This colour chart obviously doesn’t include every colour […]

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24 – 26 April Classes – Postponed

Due to the extension of the lockdown we will be postponing all our scheduled classes in Johannesburg from 24 – 26 April 2020, to either May, June or July.  We are double checking availability on venues, accommodation etc and will send out an email informing all attendees of the new dates. The themes of your booked […]

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Ahoy! Pirate Themed Cookies

We often get asked what product we used to create a set of cookies. If you are planning a pirate themed birthday party, we have listed below  most of the products we used in our ‘Pirate Themed’ set of decorated cookies for your convenience.  We stock most of them in our shop, just click on […]

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Chocolate Hedgehogs

I often get asked for the recipe for the little treat I put out for my ladies at the classes.  It’s super simple to make, hence the reason I always make it. CHOCOLATE HEDGEHOGS 2 x 200g packets Tennis biscuits, coarsely chopped 250g butter, chopped 1 1/4 cups caster sugar 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 […]

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NO DELIVERIES DURING LOCKDOWN

We have made 101 different decisions over the last week, with very limited information at our fingertips.   We have found ourselves in unknown territory with each day being a learning curve, for both businesses and individuals.   Sadly we are unable to deliver your orders during the lockdown period, you will be able to […]

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Why does my icing yellow when dry??

Let’s talk about butter bleeds. This is when your icing has dried on your biscuit and the icing turns yellow.  This is more visible with white icing. Why does this happen only sometimes.  It normally will happen when the biscuits are for a special occasion or for an order (and you have no time to […]

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What you need to make a snowman face cookie

We have put together a list of what you need and a quick video on how to make this snowman face cookie (biscuit) so you can make it at home in the holidays.  Click on the items highlighted on the list and follow the link to the products that we stock to help you recreate […]

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How to make a tool box for Dad

  Not long now until Father’s Day.  So why not make this stunning biscuit tool box for Dad this year.  We have all the tool cutters available in our online shop and I have put together a template for the actual tool box.  Simply print the template, cut out the individual panels, lay them on […]

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Turning cacti into gentlemen…..

I had a few cactus biscuits left over from a class, so I thought because Father’s Day is coming up I would turn them into gentlemen cacti with moustaches.  I absolutely love how they turned out.  Here is a quick tutorial on what I used and how I added the detail to these little guys.  […]

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Tips on using an airbrush machine for cookies

I absolutely love my airbrush machine. In this post I’ll try help you understand your airbrush machine a little more, with the do’s and don’ts that I have experienced. After you have spent hours icing your biscuits the last thing you need is to spray them with your airbrush gun and the pattern or design […]

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