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The humble combination of white sugar, gelatine, glucose and water can create many wonders of things. From rolled, to poured, sculpting and gumpaste, fondant has a come a long way from its beginning as a rare 16th Century French delicacy that was eaten on its own.

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Everybody loves cake, that’s no secret, and here in Melbourne, we all love food trends. That’s why we at Amarantos Cakes are letting you in on our favourite food trend – novelty cakes.

They are just so fun we think everyone should have one at least once in their life. If you’re thinking novelty cakes are just for kids, then you are in for a treat. Novelty cakes come in all shapes and sizes, for all occasions and all ages.

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Choosing your wedding cake is a big decision. For many couples, it’s a pivotal element in the theme of their wedding, and one of the most important parts of the day. But with new styles and creations hitting social media every day, the range of options is sometimes overwhelming—having your dream cake made is often nowhere near as difficult as deciding which style you want!

But among the slew of amazing new cake styles making their debut in modern weddings, there are some patterns—and clear favourites—emerging. Whether you’re looking for traditional and sophisticated styles, or to make a truly unique statement with an artistic or novelty cake, there are some styles that are definitely on trend right now—and they’re worth a look.

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Christmas: it’s the most wonderful time of the year! Right?

Well, at least that’s what the Christmas carols and spirituous movies would lead you to believe.

Taking a snapshot of real life, Christmas doesn’t live up to the fantasy that it is made out to be. Family coming together can spark old tensions, the stress of cooking the food lies on one person, and the cost can break the bank.

Thankfully – very thankfully – there are a few easy hacks you can deploy this Christmas to make it a little less stressful. We can’t promise it will end up looking like “It’s A Wonderful Life”, but our tried and tested tricks will give you the upper hand.

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Christmas is one of the most celebrated holidays in the world. Though it spans cultures and continents there are some consistencies in practices around the globe. One of the most common is the use of a certain type of food to symbolise the occasion. Families gather round for either lunch or dinner, usually on Christmas day, but in some countries Christmas Eve, and share food and company over traditional dishes.
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Have you ever thought about the reasons that you might want to use corporate cakes? This may be something that you have not yet really put a lot of thought into doing, but it could be something that could help you create a great deal of good will within the community and advertise your business at the same time. In other words, it can help you achieve a number of different goals by doing one simple thing.

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