Can I buy cake decorating accessories and tools from Spotlight?
Yes, you can. At Spotlight, we have just about all the tools, accessories and goods that you could need to create baked works of art. Everything that you could possibly desire to add those creative decorative elements to your sweet treats or baked savoury delights. Plus, it is all available here at Spotlight’s guaranteed low prices. Shop online or instore today to create delectable treats that are decorated to perfection.
What is included in this range?
Spotlight is the one stop shop for all your cake decorating supplies, and we have just about everything that you could possibly need to add that extra dash of magic and to create your own professional quality showstoppers at home. If you are not quite sure which of our tools is up to the job, check out our handy guide below for just about everything that is included in this selection.
Essential Tools: A smoother will ensure a professional finish or choose an angled or straight spatula to neaten up your prebaked treats. With icing combs, smoothers, triangles and trimmers, there are so many tools, gadgets and gizmos that are guaranteed to take you’re baking to the next level.
Piping: Our selection of decorating goodies at Spotlight includes just about everything that you could possibly need to ice your cakes, including piping tips and bags. Check out the piping tip sets that we have available so that you have a range of different piping styles to choose from.
Sparklers and Candles: For a cake that will really make a great impression, sparklers are guaranteed to add a touch of something special. Plus a birthday cake is not quite complete without being topped with candles, and we have a wide selection of cake candles in lots of different colours. Check out our selection of number candles, a great way to mark a milestone year.
Fondant, Icing, and Colour: Make a statement with your cake decorations with our choice of fondant icing tools, colourants and with decorating gel, pens and more, there is so much included in this collection that the only limit truly is your imagination.
How do I use piping tips?
First things first, always remember to put your piping tip in the bag before you fill it. It might seem obvious, but this is one of the most common mistakes made. You can make your own frosting, with so many recipes online, or you can purchase readymade amongst our selection of decorating goodies at Spotlight. Pick your piping tip with your final design in mind, with individual tips and sets available. Each of the different types of piping tips that we have also come in various sizes and you should scale accordingly with your final creation.
Do you have any cake decorating tips and tricks for beginners?
The method you use to decorate your cake will depend on what ingredients you have chosen to use, and what you have decided to make. If you are making a complicated design, the most important thing to do is to plan what you intend to be doing before you begin. A little doodle and a list of things to do will give you a starting point and help to ensure that all your ideas work together, when icing your cake, Place your cake on a turntable and then use a scraper at a 45-degree angle or a smooth, professional finish on the sides. Always make sure that your cake is fully cooled before you started adding frosting and other decorations. Store cakes at room temperature, unless they are filled with whipped cream, fruit filling or buttercream. They are best eaten on the day but will store overnight in an airtight container or the refrigerator, depending on the item. Be creative and have fun with your design, decorating cakes should be fun and with these handy tips, your baked delight is bound to be a success!