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WEDDING EXPOSE!

They say an expo is a great way to meet creative minds, where good vibes and inspiration flow over!So we took our cakes on a road trip last month and exhibited at our first ever wedding expo, Love on The Lawn at Rosehill Racecourse, Sydney.It was a real show of all things 'wedding'.  Uber talented and creative vendors showed off the latest and the best, with many new up and coming stars displaying for the very first time (ahem..). Photographers, beauty & makeup, cakes, celebrants, stylists, entertainment, fashion and floristry - all there for sampling.A platter of our utterly delicious Red Velvet Obsession cake was a great way to spread the love and say hello to passers by and familiar faces.More importantly, we got to meet many beautiful brides-to-be and a few very lucky grooms-to-be! With so many engagements and the wedding season upon us, it was great to chat about all things cake, not just wedding cakes, but also engagement cakes, and bridal showers!Preparing for an Expo is hard work, but very rewarding. Weeks of planning, long days and sleepless nights were soon forgotten!   ...

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CLOTHES AREN’T GOING TO CHANGE THE WORLD. THE WOMEN WHO WEAR THEM WILL.

-Anne Klein If I ever needed cake design inspiration then a fashion fuelled week hit the spot. Sitting front row at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week followed by a private show at Christian Dior had me giddy with excitement! It is no secret that I draw inspiration from art and fashion. I often look to the fashion world to find the next direction in cakes. The bohemian runway style paved the way for rustic fondant-free naked and buttercream cakes. Puddles The Cake Company deconstructed drippy cakes are so popular, towering up to ridiculous heights, flanked with cascading adornments like fluffy meringue, jewelled berries and topped with breathtaking chocolate crowns, that we receive requests for these non - fondant drippy cakes in Sydney more so than their formal fondant cousins. When the time comes to source a wedding cake, brides are looking for edible works of cake art - bespoke and unique for their event. Fashion inspired fabric effects in fondant make sophisticated cakes. Details such as cascading drapes, edible beading, delicate ruffles and elegant pleats mimic a whimsical Vera Wang gown. The couture techniques applied on fondant are perfected by many hours of practice. Often the wedding cakes are such show stoppers, they deserve their own spot on the runway! And when it comes to fashion and women...

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