August 19, 2017

Archives for April 2011

White & Ivory, the official royal wedding cake

Details of the Kate and Williams official wedding cakes were released after yesterday’s lunchtime wedding reception at Buckingham Palace for 650 close friends and family.

Official photo of William and Kate's Royal Wedding Cake by Fiona Cairns

The main centrepiece cake was an eight-tiered moist dark fruit cake, covered in sugarpaste with masses of… Continue reading

Lindy’s New Book Update…

Great news…Lindy’s new book ‘The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible‘ has gone to repro, so is well on the way to be published.  Lindy has put a lot of work into this book to bring you a ‘bible’  full of step-by-step techniques, tips and design inspirations that will take your sugarcraft to a whole different level. No matter what your ability! We are very excited about this publication.  Having… Continue reading

A Royal Wedding Cake

Oh the anticipation… I am sure I don’t need to tell you that we at Lindy’s HQ can’t wait to see the Royal Wedding Cake, or should I say cakes!  Prince William and Catherine Middleton have each chosen a cake  for their big day. A traditional wedding cake will sit alongside the fun, more informal cake. The ‘Groom’ cake idea

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-24

  • Happy Easter to you all from the Team at Lindy's Cakes – enjoy the sunshine! #
  • I posted 3 photos on Facebook in the album "Two NEW cookies cutters from Lindy's Cakes – April 2011" #
  • Want to celebrate? Wonky wedding cake and balloon cookie cutters back in stock #
  • What to learn how to cover

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-17

  • Blog post – summer cookies in Rome #
  • Just decided on my demonstrated title for the BSG International Exhibition 2012 – details of all the dems are due… #
  • As promised, Vegan chocolate cake recipe now up on our blog – click the link and happy baking, Lindy #

Lindy’s Summer cookie workshop in Rome

25 degrees in the “Eternal City” – what could be more appropriate than a Summer Cookies Workshop. Flip flops, ice cream cones and swimsuits, and still only 1st April !

I had been lucky enough to be invited to Rome to assist Lindy with workshops hosted by three lovely Italian ladies, jointly known as 34U. These included two “Wonky” workshops and a cookie workshop.

Our second… Continue reading

Yummy Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe

Invariably my teenage son and his friends arrive in my kitchen, just as I’m taking a cake or cupcakes out of the oven! They are of course ‘starving’ and simply have to cake…..however sometimes I feel very mean, as one of my son’s friends is allergic to eggs – a dry biscuit is not quite the same as a freshly baked cake!!!  So when I stumbled across a vegan chocolate… Continue reading

First ever Italian wonky cake class!

Wonky cakes have certainly now arrived in Italy!!! My iconic wonky cakes are seen by many as one of the ultimate cake challenges, so with two fully booked wonky cake classes I knew my time in Rome last week was going to be fully occupied. With the help of Jane, my workshop co-ordinator, and the three lovely girls from ‘Cupcake 3 4 U’ ,  my hosts, wonky cakes… Continue reading

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-10

  • What will you be baking this weekend? I'm hoping to try an Italian cake recipe! #
  • There is also an Exhibition of Royal Wedding Cakes @ Wellington Arch, London, 22nd – 25th April 2011 again… #
  • Tate & Lyle sugars are currently running a royal wedding cake competition – click the link for more details:- #

Tate & Lyle Royal wedding baking competition

We know you all love competitions, so we thought we’d let you know about the latest Royal wedding themed competition from Tate & Lyle Sugars. Their current campaign is called ‘Let Them Eat Cake’ , a Royal Wedding baking competition.

Anybody can enter through Facebook with either a picture or drawing of their cake design. The winner will have their cake displayed at Wellington Arch, London  for… Continue reading

Write & Win: Winners Announced

We are delighted to announce the winners of our Write & Win: Creative Writing Competition…


Overall Winner:

Rhu Strand

Best Cake Recipe Category:

Winner: Cecille Sia

Runner-Up: Tracey

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-03

  • Classes completed in Rome so we are planning tomorrows sightseeing….. #
  • About to begin our final workshop in Rome – we have 16 excited keen students all ready to tackle the complexities… #
  • We were treated to traditional Zabaione icecream near the Pantheon in Rome late last night – bellissimo! #
  • Created colourful 'infradito', mouthwatering 'gelato' and sensational 'costume