Creating new designs – From new design ideas!

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David Cakes

This special feature is presented in association with Kelmy Royal Icing Gaining inspiration through re-invention During David’s Cake Craft cake decorating masterclass courses in Liverpool England, David encourages his students to create how they feel and express a creative idea as and when ‘it arrives’ within the creative mindset. This means once a new design pattern has been created, it … Read More

Free-hand piping – Left handed vs Right handed

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David Cakes

This special feature is presented in association with Kelmy Royal Icing Which hand do I use to pipe? At David’s Cake Craft cake decorating masterclass courses in Liverpool England, David encourages students to embrace the freedom of expression during creativity without having to follow rules or regulations as he teaches free-hand cake decorating techniques for both left and right handed … Read More

Corporate Cake Decorating Seminars and Conventions – Europe and USA

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Postcards

2010 – 2018 :  Around the world in 8 years! David’s extraordinary cake decorating journey has now completed a full circle. After travelling around the world, he has returned back to his hometown of Liverpool to continue doing what he loves best – sharing his knowledge of free-hand / freestyle cake decorating to his captivated local, national and international audience. … Read More

Corporate Cake Decorating Seminars and Conventions – Asia

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Corporate Conventions

The land of magical adventures! David’s incredible cake decorating journey has taken him and his assistant Edward from Liverpool UK to many countries in Europe and then on to USA. After a telephone call from Hong Kong in 2012, a new adventure began as Asian Corporate Executives invited David and Edward as their international guests of honour to attend many … Read More

Kelmy Royal Icing LIVE Piping Challenge

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Kelmy piping challenge

In 2012 Spanish Corporation Kelmy invited David and Edward to assist in the development of new Kelmy bakery and cake decorating products and also take part in live piping challenges around the world…  An unexpected call from Spain In 2012 event organisers Amparo Maria along with Antonia and Pepe at cake decorating academy and supply store GAUDIR in Dénia Spain … Read More

FREE Tutorial: How we make fondant roses

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Davids Cake Craft free flower making tutorials

David’s Cake Craft in association with Kelmy presents a FREE fondant rose making tutorial with 20 detailed step by step photos The commercial bakery approach David’s Cake Craft approach to flower making embraces traditional old school free hand / freestyle cake decorating techniques creating hand crafted flowers quickly and effectively With over twenty five years of commercial bakery cake decorating experience … Read More

The story of how David’s teaching journey began

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David's Cake Craft teaching

1983 – The beginning of David’s retail cake store business When David first started David Cakes of Distinction retail cake business in 1983, he taught a few basic cake decorating classes at his home based workshop in Liverpool England. After his cake store opened in 1984, David was asked by his local Liverpool audience to teach evening classes weekly. But … Read More

Student Spotlight – Creating for business and pleasure

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Whether you are cake decorating for business or pleasure, David’s creative teaching philosophy is all about being free and not having to follow strict guidelines, as he encourages students to create as they feel and to think outside the box which ultimately leads to creative innovation. Developing a free-hand / free style creative life skill leads to progress and evolution of an … Read More

Counting the cakes, candles and our blessings!

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David Cakes

David writes… “In a week when we have celebrated a business anniversary, the launch of our new business name, logo and website, and my own birthday, I am surprised to say I have been lost for words on a couple of occasions. Yes, you read that right!” “Every day, the immense power of social media continues to wow and surprise us … Read More