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Creative Sugar Craft

Creative Sugar Craft Volume 5 Issue 3

Creative SugarCraft has everything you want to know about making beautiful creations in the kitchen from decorative cakes, pop cakes and beautiful sugar projects. Every issue is pack full of ideas with amazing articles, shopping guides and heaps of projects including some fantastic baking recipes.

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from the editor

Welcome to our summer edition of Creative SugarCraft. There are some superb cakes for you to make this issue. You may want to try our pool party cake, which would suit any summer birthday party in our great outdoors or the beautiful lavender cake with its delicate flowers decorating the cake. We have pirates, super heroes, fishing cakes and so much more! Each cake comes with step-by-step instructions and photos to make your baking experience even easier. Also, make sure you check out our news and shopping guide pages and if you have any news that you would like to tell everyone, please send an email to subs@wpco.com.au . We hope you enjoy this issue and welcome your thoughts and submissions for future issues of our magazine. Please send these through via email…

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trends for 2017

Metallic cakes: Metallic details and accents are set to be a huge trend in 2017. More and more metallic elements will be incorporated into all types of cakes. These lustrous creations are coming to life in shades of gold, silver and bronze. Whether you choose to have the entire cake dipped in delicious edible silver, opt for a shimmering accent layer or keep it toned down with a hint of gold foil, there are so many options when it comes to this glitzy trend. Flavours: Cake flavours that will make a comeback in 2017 include all-time favourite red velvet, the classic carrot and the ever-delicious chocolate fudge. By no means are these flavours new to the cake scene – their presence however will be greatly noticed in the year to come. Lace…

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new book releases

Bake Class by Anneka Manning Bake Class is an accessible, practical guide for any home cook who wishes to develop or improve their baking ability, regardless of their current skill level. Starting from the simplest technique and working towards the trickiest, Anneka gives a step-by-step masterclass on perfecting each of the ten fundamental mixing methods that provide the basis for all baking recipes. Each lesson leads into a range of approachable, fail-safe recipes that allow you to practice your new skills and perfect the technique before moving on to the next mixing method. RRP $45.00 Rainbow Bakes: 40 Show-Stopping Sweet Treats by Mima Sinclair Taste the rainbow with this celebration of colour and creativity! Mima Sinclair has pulled out all the stops in creating a collection of delicious cakes, cupcakes, biscuits, small bakes…

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upcoming expos and shows in 2017 australia

• Queensland Cake Expo, Dates TBA, Mt Gravatt Showgrounds, South Brisbane – The Queensland Cake Expo is a fun filled, exciting event that brings together everything wonderful about cake. All your cake heroes, great workshops, free demonstrations, a live cake-off challenge, wedding and bridal displays and cake shops offering unique products at great prices are just some of the things you can look forward to on the day. The family friendly event has been planned with everyone in mind regardless of whether you are a beginner, home hobbyist or professional. For more information, visit http://www.qldcakeexpo.com.au/ • Cake Expo, Dates and location TBA – The Cake Expo is set to return again in 2017, showcasing demonstrations from leading local, interstate and international cakers to bring you the latest baking and decorating tools…

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pool party

INGREDIENTS • 6inch Round Cake• 8inch Round 4.5” High Cake• Ganache• Light Blue Fondant• Flesh Coloured Fondant• Fondant in your choice of colours to match the decorations EQUIPMENT • 6inch Round Card Board• 11inch Round Cake Board• 4x Wooden Skewers• Turn Table• Non-Stick Rolling Pin• Non-Stick Mat• Cake Smoother• Non-Serrated Knife• Craft Knife• Small Non-Stick Rolling Pin EQUIPMENT • Airbrush• Blue and White Air Brush Colour• Thin Paint Brush• White Paint• Edible Texta in Black and your choice of colour for the eyes• Blue Florist Wire• Edible Blue Glitter• Sugar Glue Cover the wooden board with plain blue contact, instead of using fondant, as it is less likely to get damaged. Ensure you have a thin card board in between the cake and the board. PREPARING THE CAKE STEP 1 Bake cakes and allow to cool completely. Level and…

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spring lavender cake

LAVENDER BUTTERMILK CAKE INGREDIENTS • 3 Cups Self-Raising Flour• 1 Tbsp Baking Powder• /4 Tsp Salt• 2 Cups Sugar• 1 Cup Unsalted Butter (Softened)• 3 Large Eggs + 2 Egg Yolks• Zest of 1 Lemon• 1 Tsp Vanilla• 1/4 Cup Buttermilk SIMPLE LAVENDER SYRUP • 1 Cup Water• 1 Cup Sugar• 1 Tbsp Culinary Lavender LAVENDER AND BUTTERCREAM ICING • 3 Cups Icing Sugar• 1 1/2 Cups Unsalted Butter, Softened• 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract• 1/4 Cup Lavender Simple Syrup DECORATING INGREDIENTS • 3kg White Satin Ice Fondant• 1Kg White Modelling Paste• Leaf Green Wilton Gel Paste• Violet Wilton Gel Paste EQUIPMENT • Fondant Roller (Pasta Roller)• Large Rolling Pin• Small Rolling Pin EQUIPMENT • Pizza Roller cutter or Sharp Knife• 2 Tooth picks• Cake Decorators Glue• Small Paintbrush• Cake Smoother• 12Inch Cake Board• Lavender Ribbon• Handheld Cake Steamer TO MAKE THE CAKE Note:…