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Thursday, February 25

The next couple of months are full of fun holidays and seasonal celebrations!

Kicking things off is the all-important Mother’s Day. Spoil your mum this year with some pretty bite-sized cakesicles adorned with hand-painted flowers and moulded bees. Not only would they make the perfect gift, but they are super easy to make.

Pretty bite-sized treats adorned with hand­painted flowers and moulded bees
Pretty bite-sized treats adorned with hand­painted flowers and moulded bees
Filled with a milk chocolate ganache and marshmallow fluff in the centre
Filled with a milk chocolate ganache and marshmallow fluff in the centre

We can’t talk about April without mentioning Easter. Why not have a go at making some cute speckled Easter Bunny macarons filled with a milk chocolate ganache and marshmallow fluff in the centre? Or, you can try your hand at one of the numerous chocolate recipes scattered throughout the issue.

Spring represent the start of something new, so it’s really no surprise that we’ve got a sweet baby shower cake in this issue from the fabulous Pamela McCaffrey, featuring a modelled a kangaroo and joey.

Celebrate a baby shower with a cake featuring a bouncing modelled kangaroo and her little joey
Celebrate a baby shower with a cake featuring a bouncing modelled kangaroo and her little joey
The perfect springtime sugar flower combination for all occasions
The perfect springtime sugar flower combination for all occasions

Also tying in with the time of year, Elena Wilkinson has prepared an ethereal arrangement of delicate pink cherry blossoms and a crisp white magnolia flower. Pamela has also prepared a beautiful roses and blackberry tiered cake. Both are perfect springtime combinations!

Pamela McCaffrey
Pamela McCaffrey's wild blackberry and rose showstopper is great for all occasions
The sugar flowers and foliage in this project are easy to follow and super seasonal
The sugar flowers and foliage in this project are easy to follow and super seasonal

But if you’re looking for something less seasonal, there’s still plenty you can enjoy. There’s a fun baby crocodile cake made from carved cake and sculpted marshmallow rice cereal, as well as a sleek and stylish pearl-themed wedding cake, which is a huge upcoming trend this year.

Karen Taylor
Karen Taylor's cute baby croc cake
Rachel Hanna
Rachel Hanna's beautiful pearl cake features lots of new techniques

Squires Kitchen has also just launched its brand new Neonz Paste Food Colour range. And long-standing contributor Vicky Teather has trialled and tested them across every single element of her latest project – a fabulously eye-catching neon drip cake. There's plenty for everyone this issue!

Get colourful with Vicky Teather
Get colourful with Vicky Teather's super bright neon drip cake

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There's something for everyone in this issue!