New SPRING issue out now! March/April 2022

Thursday, March 3

Preheat the oven and get your baking gloves ready. The new issue of Cakes & Sugarcraft is out now! If you're looking for some inspiration to transition from winter blues to spring hues, you'll definitely find it in this new issue.

This glitz and glam cake is the perfect centrepiece for contemporary weddings!
This glitz and glam cake is the perfect centrepiece for contemporary weddings!
Amber Seah shows you how to make this hand-painted wedding cake with sweet sugar flowers.
Amber Seah shows you how to make this hand-painted wedding cake with sweet sugar flowers.

Got a wedding coming up? Elli Saayman's stunning showstopper featuring pink torn textured sugarpaste alongside pretty gold sugar flowers and branches is perfect for contemporary weddings.

Elena Wilkinson has also provided instructions for making the fresh green orchid arrangement in her rainbow sugar flower series; easy to incorporate into any style of wedding.

And if new textures or techniques are what you're interested in, why not try one of the seasonal celebration cakes? With hand-painted floral designs and piped buttercream cherry blossoms, there's plenty for you to experiment with.

Elena Wilkinson
Elena Wilkinson's gorgeous green sugar arrangement really stand out against this plain white cake.
This cake design with piped buttercream cherry blossoms is surprisingly easy to replicate!
This cake design with piped buttercream cherry blossoms is surprisingly easy to replicate!

Some easy Easter creations in this issue include a carved sponge cake in the shape of a bunny, as well as some cute cakesicles with modelled rabbit, chick and carrot decorations. Something else as cute as a button is Vicky Teather's unicorn project. Showcasing a pink airbrushed ombre cake with modelled decorations in soft shades of yellow, purple and blue, this simple cake would be ideal for spring birthdays or even baby showers.

These cute cakesicles by Stephan Liew are dressed for Easter, with hand-moulded decorations that are easy to make.
These cute cakesicles by Stephan Liew are dressed for Easter, with hand-moulded decorations that are easy to make.
The modelled unicorn topper on this airbrushed cake is great for birthdays or themed parties.
The modelled unicorn topper on this airbrushed cake is great for birthdays or themed parties.

And what's more seasonal than fresh flowers? This Mother's Day, try adding some pretty edible flowers to your handmade chocolates. The bonbon project really captures the beauty of springtime, with tiny purple blossoms and leaves decorating the tasty pink treats.

These beautiful bonbons by Wendy Chang are the perfect handmade gift for Mother
These beautiful bonbons by Wendy Chang are the perfect handmade gift for Mother's Day.
Check out this BONUS recipe section that is perfect for little hands in the kitchen!
Check out this BONUS recipe section that is perfect for little hands in the kitchen!

Alongside the more than 10 tutorials, this issue also has a BONUS recipe section specifically for children. With recipes including Easter nests and lemon drizzle cake, there are lots of ideas to keep kids busy over the school holidays.

So be it yourself or with your mini bakers, celebrate the start of the new season and try your hand at all these original projects!

This wafer paper bouquet by May Ling Chen would be a great addition at celebrations all year round.
This wafer paper bouquet by May Ling Chen would be a great addition at celebrations all year round.

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Check out this recipe from Viktorija Siskova and make your own pastel-coloured, swirly macarons.
Check out this recipe from Viktorija Siskova and make your own pastel-coloured, swirly macarons.
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Transition from winter blues to spring hues!