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What fancy cake thing can I buy my friend?


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#1 Nicole-Bris

Posted 27 February 2013 - 05:07 PM

My friend has recently got into cake making (which I have no idea about) and I'm wanting to buy her a nice present to go in her new house.  Can anyone suggest anything either that can be used or decorative?

Thanks

#2 Puffin

Posted 27 February 2013 - 05:12 PM

What about some flower punches -I think they're called! So your friend can have a go at making some icing flowers. You can get all sorts and sizes.

#3 mumtokwd

Posted 27 February 2013 - 05:38 PM

I was given this book for my birthday it is lovely and really different - makes a great coffee table book :-)



A World of Cakes


#4 Mine Site Wife

Posted 27 February 2013 - 05:44 PM

I love cake decorating (its what I spend my spare time doing and the thing that I love the most are my icing knives, you can get them from basically any kitchen store in a variety of sizes (I have about 8 different ones at the moment) and they range in costs. They are similar to a butter knike but are completely flat with straight edges and a curved end.



Hope this helps biggrin.gif

#5 Mummumwatchme!

Posted 27 February 2013 - 05:46 PM

What about a small lazy susan (so she can spin the cake to decorate it without sliding it around)?

Or a planet cake cookbook.  The mudcake recipe is yummo!

#6 Bigfatbum

Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:41 AM

A turntable, a offset spatula, disposable piping bags, gel colour sets, a cake leveler, a couple of things of fondant.....

They are my fav things that I use the most. Or a gift certificate to a local cake shop.

#7 tamjk

Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:59 AM

I'd go with a cake leveler, I use mine so often and have recently gifted a friend with one as she was using a bread knife to do the job and making a horrid mess of her cakes!

#8 Academic

Posted 28 February 2013 - 11:20 AM

An awesome cake stand to display her finished products on (those she makes for her household)? Then it can be a decorative thing for her home too.

http://www.tlbc.com.au/vmchk/Party-Collect...ake-Stands.html

#9 corradosspecialtyg

Posted 28 February 2013 - 01:56 PM

Have you thought about giving her one of those vintage cake trays? They have these cute designs that anyone could appreciate their beauty and value.






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