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Issue Extra: Prachi Debal Deb’s Peacock Pattern

Our January Royal Affair issue features a stunning tutorial by award-winning artist, Prachi Debal Deb. Learn to create a beautiful piped peacock. Get the template for her peacock pattern below!

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Scott Bradshaw’s Love in the ’80’s Cake!

A new voice in the cake world is experimental baker: Scott Bradshaw. His witty musings and crazy cake experiments can be found over at Seven Ravens Bake House. If you haven’t checked out Scott’s blog, DEFINITELY give his posts on coconuts and hamsters a read. Trust us, you won’t regret it! Scott’s 1980’s inspired cake recipe is featured in our January Royal Affair issue. Sadly, we couldn’t fit ALL of Scott’s amazing recipe creations in our issue, but that means you guys get to enjoy this deliciousness absolutely FREE! Don’t miss out on the recipe extras below!

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Issue Extras: Manuela Taddeo’s Piped Collar Template

Our January issue features an incredible tutorial by Italian cake artist, Manuela Taddeo. This multi-award winning artist, specializes in royal icing techniques. Manuela shares a tutorial for her Venetian collars from her Cake International award-winning entry.

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Inlaid Fondant Tutorial

Looking for something striking to give your cake some added WOW factor, then Shannon Bond is here to help! “I’m going to share my process on how to create the inlaid fondant pattern I used on my Midnight Monet cake,” said Shannon Bond. “There are many impression mats available, but sometimes you have a unique pattern or design which calls for a custom technique.”

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Cute Bear Topper Tutorial

Are you looking for an adorable cookie and cupcake idea for the holidays? Then, look no further. Award-winning artist Monique Ascanelli shares this ADORABLE topper tutorial for a cutesy winter bear.

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Ten BEST Ever Holiday Cookie Recipes

Cookie swaps are one of THE most fun things to do during the holidays. There’s nothing better than getting together with friends and loved ones and swapping some delicious cookies, drinking a cup of hot chocolate and enjoying the festivities. These TEN recipes are sure to please the Christmas crowds!

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