New Brand Kitchen Craft - Your all new must haves

Thursday, 26 November 2015  |  sarah@thevanillavalley

Exciting new product ranges you will love...

New "Sweetly Does It" Cake Lace Mats. With new in designs with stunning patterns to experiment with these Lace Mats will get your creative juices flowing.  Use them to wrap around cakes to give intricate patterns and the illusion of spending days crafting something truly amazing.  Why not cut the lace into smaller pieces and create designs for cupcakes and biscuits.  These mats can be used with Claire Bowman Cake Lace mixes or Pavoni simply follow the guidelines on the cake lace mix.  With the small circular cake lace mats starting at just £4.99, what better time to begin experimenting with Cake Lace.  Click here to see our range of kitchen craft products.

Sweetly Does It Silicone Large Floral Lace Icing Mould Cake Lace Mat

Stunning Cake Lace designs to create show stopper cakes...

Sweetly Does It Silicone Lace Border Icing Mould
Sweetly Does It Silicone Geometric Lace Icing Mould Cake Lace Mat Small

Starting from just £4.99 these Cake Lace mats are affordable bits of kit!


Shaped baking tins for Birthday Cakes!

The "Sweetly Does It" range  of themed cake tins is vast. We love the designs which can create easy shaped cakes for children's birthday parties. The cake can be easily decorated with fondant or buttercream icing, we also sell various piping nozzles which will help you create texture with your buttercream and give your cake extra details. Using edible glitters you can achieve further brownie points with the children by giving the cake a sparkly finish. Perfect for birthday parties or other celebrations, these pans form part of our Sweetly Does It silver anodised novelty bakeware range from Kitchen Craft, including little details to make decorating easy and simple while creating a true 'wow' factor. Absorbing heat quickly and efficient, the pan cooks evenly throughout and also allows for an easy release and quick clean. Great Baking Pans for creating shaped cakes and a fantastic price!

Sweetly Does It Fairy Shaped Cake Pan

Wishes can come true...make a magical fairy for girly fancy dress parties!

Sweetly Does It Pirate Ship Cake Tin Pan

Create a castle for decorating into fortresses to be defended by Knights!

Sweetly does it Castle Cake Tin Pan


Baking with the children

Fun ideas for baking with children! Encourage your little ones to start baking with some of these great kits, tools and cutters.  for example this cute four piece gingerbread baking set. The set provides everything you need to bake a selection of irresistible gingerbread men. It makes nine gingerbread boys using an embossed silicone baking tray for easy decoration and a large gingerbread man cookie and cake using a cookie cutter and silicone baking mould. The set also includes a silicone gingerbread spatula/spoon for easy mixing. 

Let's Make Dinosaur Cookie Cutters biscuit making cake decorating Gingerbread Man Set Cutter Mould Cake Decorating


Pink Kitchen Utensils

Because everything is better in pink! Mix and match with bright pink or pastel pink spatulas, whisks, pastry brushes and palette knives. This range is hygienic, completely safe for use on non-stick surfaces is also stain resistant and sure to brighten up your kitchen.

Colourworks Silicone Palette Knife 26cm Pink Buttercream pallette knife

Handy for applying buttercream

Colourworks Silicone Whisk 26cm Pastel Pink

Perfect for basting and for pastry brushing

Colourworks Silicone Pastry / Basting Brush 26cm Pink



Cake decorating essential tools of the trade

Great value starter kit items and essential tools. Sweetly does it range includes such things as modelling tool sets. Then this set of eight modelling tools is an essential piece of kit. Each tool is dual ended for a variety of sculpting and modelling effects to add a variety of impressive detailing to your delicious cake creations. Includes ball tip, bone tip, shell tip, scoop tip, cone tip, star cone tip, comb tip, angled tip, curved tip and rolled edge tip. Ideal for use with marzipan, sugarpaste, modelling pastes and rolled fondants.


Perfect starter kit for modelling tools only £5.95Sweetly Does It Ice Modelling Tool Set Cake decorating


Great value craft brushed for dusting and painting just £3.50!Sweetly Does It 5 piece Craft brush set for Cake decorating


Cake lifter - essential for moving your cakes when decorating...Kitchen Craft Cake Lifter Cake decorating


Crimper Set for fun easy and fast design just £9.99Sweetly Does It Icing Crimper Set Pattern borders Cake Decorating


Gift ideas you will want on your own wist list

More great ideas for gifts or items which you really must try! Like for those of us who love a welsh cake but want to make them using a traditional method!  The stone is made from cast iron allowing it to absorb moisture while cooking to create a perfect base every time. It also reduces hot spots to cook the food evenly wherever it is placed on the stone. With an integral handle for easy handling.

What about trying to create a domed cake? Previously only achievable with lots of stacking and carving of cakes, perfectly round globes of cake can be yours, as simply as baking in these tins! Simply bake two halves, put them together and watch as friends marvel at your Christmas pud, frozen themed cake, football, planet, princess carriage, snowman… or any other cake you can dream up!

 Get making Welsh Cakes at only £19 this baking stone is a must have...Kitchen Craft Baking Stone Cast Iron Welsh Cakes Homemade Jam Kit Gift idea box setHomemade Jam kit just £24.99 wonderful for a gift as it also comes boxed Hemisphere Cake Pans from £6.99Hemisphere Cake Tin Pan Cake Decorating

If you would like to see more of our newest products don't forget to check our New In page.

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