Day: December 30, 2021

Between December 2016 and October 2019, I taught hundreds of cake decorating workshops in the DTC studio as well as overseas and made hundreds of cakes for special occasions. Read how doing this completely burnt me out.
A decade in review: come join me down memory lane as I reviewed my DTC journey, how it started as a specialty dessert & coffee shop and transitioned into a designer cake studio & workshop.
It's a joy to be part of students' journey and witnessing cake skills evolve. Here are 10 amazing cake transformations from our DTC students.
Sarah currently works as a Firefighter and is a hobbyist baker. For as long as she can remember she's baked. It's her creative outlet, allowing her to express herself. Her dad has always baked so her interest in baking stems from there… plus she likes the taste of cake batter!
Working with buttercream has a lot of pros. It's easy to use and delicious. But it has cons as well. Here are 3 major buttercream cons and how to combat them.
Determined to make her own kids’ Birthday cakes, Ebony fell in love with making celebration cakes. After encouragement from those around her, she opened her small baking business in early 2017.
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    For the first 4 months of 2020, we donated $17,000 AUD to organisations that helped, and continue to help, those affected by the devastating bushfires that ravaged Australia:

    Foodbank NSW – $4316

    Wildlife Victoria – $4317

    Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal – $4316

    National Bushfire Disaster Appeal – $2025

    Vets for Compassion – $450

    Foodbank Victoria – $1575

    Between May 2020 and August 2021, we donated all proceeds to Foodbank Victoria who are doing incredible work to help with the COVID-19 Food Crisis.  To date (end of August 2021) we have donated a total of  $7251.00 to Foodbank Victoria. 

    You can read more about the amazing work they’re doing here: Foodbank Victoria.


    From October 2021, donations will also be made to Impact For Women, who are making a difference for women and children escaping extreme violence at home.

    Impact For Women – $1587.55

    Vinnies Flood Appeal – $777

    Foodbank QLD – $663

    Foodbank Victoria – $2467