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Looking for FREE online cake decorating tutorials?

Do you want FREE cake decorating tutorials?

Click on the images below to access these FREE PDF pictorials:


Rainbow cake topper free tutorial by Julie's cake in a box
Free sugar modelling figure tutorial by Julie's Cake in a Box
Free tutorial - textured cake boards for novelty cakes, by Julie's Cake in a Box
Free cake decorating tutorials - springer spaniel fondant model by Julie's Cake in a Box
Free sugar figure cake topper tutorial

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Facebook group for Novelty Cakes and Cake Decorators by Julie's Cake in a Box

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A fun, safe, supportive environment, where you can:


          – learn and grow

          – ask questions

          – share experiences

          – share your cakes

          – access free tutorials & exclusive live demos

          – find advice

          – chat

          – have fun

FREE Cake Decorating Tutorials – Videos

Click on the photos below to view these short video tutorials

Free cake decorating tutorials - how to stack a 2 tier cake

In this short video, you will learn:

  • which dowels to use for stacking cakes
  • how to measure and cut the dowels
  • how to stack a 2 tier (6″ & 8″) cake
Free cake decorating tutorials - decorating a colourful heart design cake

In this short video, you will learn how to:

  • colour sugar paste with gel colours
  • add tylo powder to sugar paste
  • cut out heart and circle shaped pieces of paste
  • apply sugar paste decorations to your cake
Free cake decorating tutorials - how to create a wooden floorboard textured cake board

In this short video, you will learn how to:

  • texture a covered cake board
  • divide into even ‘floor boards’
  • create a knot in the wood effect
  • hand paint to achieve a realistic wood colouring
How to make a pleated fabric effect with sugar paste or fondant for cakes

In this short video, you will learn how to:

  • create fabric pleat effects with sugar paste (fondant)
  • how to measure the size you need
  • how to apply to your cake

Want to learn more cake decorating and sugarcraft skills?

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Prefer to learn 'hands on'?

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Using Silicone Cake Decorating Moulds – Top Tips

Using Silicone Cake Decorating Moulds Having problems using silicone cake decorating moulds to create decorative elements and textures for your cakes? Are they lurking unused in the bottom of a drawer/back of a cupboard? Do you struggle with getting the paste out of the mould? Just not sure how to use them? New to cake…

Making Sugar Figures – 5 Top Tips for Success

Making sugar figures is a skill that many cake decorators want to master, particularly those making novelty styled cakes. Making sugar figures for cake toppers is a fabulous way of adding character and personalisation to a cake. Whether it is a representation of the birthday girl/boy or a wedding couple on top of their wedding…

Cake Decorating for Beginners – 10 Top Tips

Cake Decorating for Beginners My 10 Top Tips Cake decorating for beginners can be a minefield! There are so many different products, gadgets and tools – how do you know which you will need and which will end up in a drawer gathering dust? And then there are all the ‘terms’ – like what even…

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