How to Guides
Our free guides are available
to download here:
Lou's Plain and Chocolate cake recipe in 8 tin sizes!
How to use Tylo Powder (CMC).
How to make your own flowerpaste
How to make your own modelling chocolate
What are all these different types of pastes?
We also have a selection of full guides from classes that are currently not running listed below.
Fathers Day Cupcakes
Fathers Day CupcakesCost: £4.00
Details: 20 Pages
Fathers Day is almost here again. Help your little one create these cute cupcakes for day for his specials day. With full instructions on using tappits, creating buttercream swirls and roses, and creating a stripy effect on the tie.
Designer shoes guideCost: £5.00
Details: 21 Pages
Our Designer shoe guide is a 21 page PDF that gives you full instructions on how to make these fabulous shoes, as well as other designs. It includes the templates so you don't need to purchase any cutters for these shoes and you can resize your templates to make them any size you wish!
Mini Colour Guide
Mini guide to colouring pasteCost: £3.00
Details: 10 pages
Have you ever struggled to colour your sugarpaste into deep colours without making a total mess?
This is a brilliant guide written by our head teacher Louise Wilson, that shows you an easy way to mix deep colours into paste without messy hands! It also outlines the basic rules for mixing different colours, and shows you how you can create vibrant new shades using this technique.
This guide covers greens, oranges and browns, and mauves and purples.
Shoes, Hats & Handbags
Shoes, hats & handbags cupcakes guideCost: £5.00
Details: 14 pages
It is a detailed guide on how to hand make tiny little shoes in 4 different designs, plus 4 different hats, and 4 different handbags, all without buying cutters or moulds!
Once you have mastered these, you will have the skills to create any design of shoe, hat or handbag that you want, plus you can scale it up to different sizes easily! Never get stuck with the same old shoe design as everyone else!
Christmas faces cupcakesCost: £3.00
Details: 24 pages
Each cupcake has full written instructions, photos and templates to help you make these cakes for your Christmas Party. We have also included a recipe for basic cupcakes and it also includes lots of information on basic sugarcraft such as making your own flower paste, chooing a colour pallette and creating domed cupcakes.
Halloween CupcakesCost: £3.00
Details: 21 Pages
This 21 page booklet that details how to make each cupcake, as well as a how to mix colour into paste guide and useful tips on the different pastes and how to make your own Tylo glue and modelling paste.