Pão de queijo

At Fair Cake, we love cake… we love all things cake! Occasionally though, you stumble across a savoury, crisp on the outside gooey on the inside baked ball of deliciousness and its so hard to keep it to yourself. Pão de queijo does that to me. I first tasted it at a Brazilian restaurant in […]

We are Hiring!

We are hiring! Person Specification We are looking for an enthusiastic and expert cake teacher. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is as obsessive about sharp edges as we are, who can tell their Swiss Meringue from their French Meringue and who has the patience of a saint. You will teach classes of […]

Dark Chocolate Ganache Recipe

This is a handy little recipe for all those of you who are chocoholics. Sometimes, buttercream can be too buttery or too sweet. Not so with chocolate ganache (pronounced guh-nah-shh). It is absolutely sublime and, of course, gives you a perfect base on a cake. You can cover an entire cake with chocolate ganache, such as that […]

Swiss Meringue Buttercream Recipe

This is THE Swiss Meringue Buttercream Recipe that we use in all our classes. Swiss Meringue Buttercream, if you have not had it before, is soft and silky. American style buttercream can sometimes be a bit grainy, depending on the icing sugar (confectioners sugar) used. It also develops a slight crust when it is exposed to air. […]