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Wedding Cakes Sydney

Choosing a Wedding Cake

The process of deciding what type of wedding cake you would like in your wedding can be daunting. Hopefully this post can provide you with some practical tips to take away to make choosing a cake a much more enjoyable experience.

 

Choose a theme for your wedding first, then choose a cake to match it:

Once you’ve decided on your wedding theme, style and colour, choosing a cake to match it will enable you to eliminate hundreds of other options and enable you to narrow your selection to a more manageable pool. For example, you may want to consider a semi-naked cake for a rustic themed wedding.

 

Consider the number of guests you have to feed:

If you have invited 200+ guests to your wedding, then you’re probably going to require a 3-tier cake...

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Chocolate Cake

Classic Chocolate Cake

What you need:

  • Boiling water – 500ml
  • Half teaspoon of salt
  • Butter – 245g
  • Cocoa – 90.5g
  • Plain Flour – 400g
  • Caster Sugar – 475g
  • Bicarbonate of Soda – 2 teaspoons
  • 4 eggs
  • Baking powder – half teaspoon
  • Vanilla Essence – 1.5

 

Process:

  1. Turn on the oven and preheat it to 200 degrees
  2. Bring water to a boil and pour over cocoa and whisk until smooth
  3. Mix in flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and salt
  4. In a separate bowl, mix cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  5. Beat in 1 egg at a time then add in Vanilla essence. Then add flour mix with cocoa mix
  6. Spread evenly between 3 medium containers
  7. Bake for 25mins

 

Result:

An awesome Chocolate Cake – Classic!

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Christmas Cake

Christmas Cake

Christmas Cake

A nice holiday treat for all of you out there. Now I know this post is a little late for Christmas but you may want to consider this recipe for next year. You can use the earlier months and have a couple of trial runs during the year J

A Christmas Cake for the family to enjoy.

 

Ingredients

  • chopped dried dates – 2.5 cups
  • sultanas – 1.5 cups
  • currants – 1.5 cups
  • packet red glace cherries – 150g
  • unsalted butter – 250g
  • brown sugar – 1.5 cups
  • sweet sherry – 0.5 a cup
  • cup water – 0.25 a cup
  • eggs – 7
  • breakfast marmalade – 2 tablespoon
  • plain flour – 1.5 cups
  • self-raising flour – 0.5 cup
  • mixed spice – 1 tablespoon
  • bicarbonate of soda – 0.5 tablespoon
  • pure icing sugar – 3.5 cups

Steps

  1. Grease a round cake pan with the following dimensions 22cm x 7cm-deep...
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Icing Guns

Icing Guns - do you need one?

Ever wanted to decorate a cake like the experts? Then you should really consider purchasing an Icing Gun. One of the most popular tools in a baker’s arsenal these little things can do wonders to any cake. A couple of things to look for when purchasing: Easy grip and trigger action, light weight and clear barrel to take the guess work out of refilling.

 

These items range from $9 to $49 and is easily accessible in any of the listed Cake Decorating Supply stores in Sydney.

 

 

How to use the icing gun to make biscuits:

 

Ingredients

300g butter, softened
165g sugar
2 eggs
500g flour

 

  • Cream the butter, sugar and eggs together to make your biscuits. Mix these together well and then add half the flour...
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