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Today I’m sharing our brand new iridescent anthurium sugar flower tutorial. A FREE step by step video tutorial on how to use petal and lustre dusts to create a iridescent effect on sugar anthurium flowers. Also know as unicorn anthuriums, these are such a fun flower to make and colour. I first saw these flowers […]

Earlier this month I took part in the #meetthemaker challenge over on instagram. A 6 day challenge designed to tell you a bit about the story of my business, with a new prompt each day.  Say Hello The first prompt in the #meetthemakerweek challenge was ‘Say Hello’. So I’m saying hello and telling you a little about […]

Today we’re going to be talking about sugar flower inspiration. I’m going to be sharing some of the different ways I find inspiration for my sugar flowers and cake designs and we’ll also be chatting to sugar flower artists Maggie Austin, Arati Mirji and Jacqueline Butler about the inspiration behind their beautiful work. About 8 […]

When I was just starting out in my cake business and I was a brand new cake maker, I thought that I needed every single piece of equipment to help me make beautiful sugar flowers. I could see all the amazing products available and thought I needed them all! Can you relate! ? If you’ve […]

Today I am sharing some details about my new FREE Lovelace Rose Sugar Rose Workshop A FREE step by step video workshop on how to use petal dusts to Raise the Level of Artistry in your Sugar Roses  In this Workshop, you’ll learn : -1-How to transform your sugar roses using petal dusts making the shift from creating standard sugar […]

Today I’m sharing my new guide- ‘How to mix the Perfect shade of Dusky Pink for Sugar Flowers’. Dusky pink is the most requested colour by my brides, when I’m making their wedding cakes, so I have made a lots of different shades of dusky pink over the years. I use food colouring gels to […]




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Today I am sharing a quick and easy sugar flower tutorial with 10 step by step instructions showing how to make pretty wax flowers. Not only are these sugar flowers beautiful in their own right but also they make the perfect filler flowers on wedding cakes. What’s more you can make them in any colour! […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Welcome to the launch of the new and improved Sugar Ruffles Blog! I’m Charlotte, owner and cake designer at Sugar Ruffles. I started blogging at the beginning of my cake journey, nearly 10 years ago and then started my bespoke wedding cake business based in the Lake District, UK in 2011. When I’m not making wedding […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

How to mix the perfect shade of dusky pink PDF


Iridescent Anthurium-
Free Class


Watercolour Wedding Cake Tutorial PDF


Resources for sugar flower artists and those who would love to learn how to make beautiful sugar flowers.

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