A guide to delivering cakes safely

After all the hard work of planning, designing and creating your cake, it is now time to PLAN it's safe delivery. Don't forget failing to plan is planning to fail . Time spent planning can actually save time and save last minute unexpected…

It's Time to Make Your Christmas Cake!!

We are fast approaching the festive season, and now is the perfect time for you to make your Christmas Cake!  Here is Buttercream & Bows favourite Christmas Cake recipe.  It's beautifully spiced, and the flavours are enhanced by feeding…

Festive Chocolate Yule Log

Here's a delicious recipe to share with family and friends this festive season.  So delicious, we can't help but wander why we don't have this all year round! This recipe will be: 30 mins preparation time, and 20 mins cooking time, and will…

Vintage Black Buttercream Cupcakes

Now black buttercream isn’t to every ones taste, but we are always being asked how to make black buttercream to pipe onto your cupcakes, and that really looks black and not grey. It can be challenging because adding too much black colouring…

Your Dessert Table Decorations - Fans

Our personal favorite though are  fans !!!!!!! How inexpensive is this arrangement above by P and J by Design. They have used a very pretty arrangement of paper fans in their elegant dessert table design below, which also includes chic…

Your Dessert Table Backdrop

  This is the number one most over-looked element when styling a sweet/dessert table or on a photoshoot but makes huge difference to the end result. When planning a dessert/sweet table, first of all check out the venue and where…

Using Props for your Dessert Table and Photo Shoot .

Using themed props is one of the easiest ways to add that extra touch to your sweet table or dessert table design. Vintage style lanterns and lots of flowers, whether dried or real,  have been used to fabulous effect in the dessert table below…