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Mich Turner

How to Make a Festive Bear Christmas Cake [Mich Turner MBE]

How to Make a Festive Bear Christmas Cake [Mich Turner MBE]

I have been hosting my annual Christmas Masterclasses in London for over 15 years and every year comes the challenge of designing the Christmas Cake for the class to recreate. The Masterclass is a highlight of the year with many of my attendees coming back […]

Crafting with the Stars: Ambassadors’ Favourite Blogs

Crafting with the Stars: Ambassadors’ Favourite Blogs

These past few days, we’ve been bringing together the stars of the crafting world! We’re so proud of all our guests and you, our amazing readers. What’s on the agenda today? The Create & Craft Ambassadors! This group of experts has been providing you with […]

Orange or Peppermint Poppin’ Halloween Mini Rolls

Orange or Peppermint Poppin’ Halloween Mini Rolls

How about these treats for a sophisticated Halloween party?! Gluten-free chocolate mini rolls filled with a decadent chocolate ganache buttercream, flavoured with either orange or peppermint and mouth-watering popping candy, enrobed in chocolate and decorated with orange and green coloured white chocolate. There’s plenty to […]

Need a Last-Minute Halloween Treat? Make Mummy Biscuits!

Need a Last-Minute Halloween Treat? Make Mummy Biscuits!

I love that these biscuits are super simple, quick, and easy to make or for a last-minute Halloween trick or treat. I’ve used a vanilla biscuit base, but you could use chocolate, gingerbread, or a flavour of your choice. — Mich Turner MBE

The Ultimate Trick or Treat: Vampire Teeth Cookies

The Ultimate Trick or Treat: Vampire Teeth Cookies

The ultimate trick or treat to make with the family for all your scary Halloween parties! Deceptively clever, these gnashers are made from chocolate chip cookies, cut in half and sandwiched with red coloured buttercream and mini marshmallows. The fangs are created with slivered almonds. […]

Devilishly Decadent: Mich Turner’s Finest Cake?

Devilishly Decadent: Mich Turner’s Finest Cake?

In honour of National Cake Decorating Day, I have created this special chocolate cake exclusively for Create & Craft. When I’m designing cakes, I like to start with an idea in my head of the size, style and shape of the cake, and then sketch this […]

Galaxy Mirror Glaze Cake: A Step-by-Step Guide

Galaxy Mirror Glaze Cake: A Step-by-Step Guide

Mirror glaze cakes have become extremely popular thanks to their incredible shine, bold colours, and the textures that can be created. The glaze is made from colouring white chocolate and sweetened condensed milk to give amazing, yet thin, coverage on buttercream cakes and frozen desserts. […]

What to Bake if You’re a Dog Lover? Pup-Cakes!

What to Bake if You’re a Dog Lover? Pup-Cakes!

“Woof-tastic cupcakes to make with the whole family!” — Mich Turner MBE “Calling all dog lovers! These cute “Pup-Cakes” are fun to make with the family and are guaranteed to brighten your doggie days. Make these ‘pup-tastic’ cakes to celebrate National Dog Day, a children’s […]

Mich Turner’s Christmas Wreath Cake

Not everyone is a fan of the traditional rich fruit Christmas cake, so I have created a recipe here that will excite your creativity and please your palate. Based on a delicious Christmas-infused chocolate biscuit cake, the components for this Christmas wreath cake can be […]

Mich Turner’s Top 10 Ideas For Festive Baking

“Christmas comes around quicker every year – the secret is to be prepared! You cannot start too early or write too many lists!” – MICH TURNER MBE

Prize Draw Alert: Win A Signed Mich Turner Book

We’re completely smitten with our Cake Ambassador Mich Turner and we want to share the love with you, Crafties! We’ve got a special prize draw from now until 9pm Sunday 28th May; anyone who purchases Mich’s latest book gets automatically entered into winning a signed […]

Mich Turner’s Tips for the Perfect DIY Wedding Cake

With over 25 years’ experience and in the region of 10,000 wedding cakes in her portfolio, including cakes for Pierce Brosnan, Sir Paul McCartney, Gordon Ramsay and David Beckham, Mich Turner MBE shares her top tips for creating the perfect DIY wedding cake.

Mich Turner’s Top 20 Tips for Healthier Bakes

Baking brings a huge amount of pleasure to the baker, the recipient, and those sharing in the sweet treats. But how can you ensure that your bakes are nutritious, delicious, and healthier for everyday baking? Simple choices can help you make the most of your […]

Mich Turner’s Carnival Birthday Cake

“It is always exciting to receive a brief for a special celebration, and Create and Craft’s Birthday was no exception. I was asked if I would be willing and available to create a special cake for the Create and Craft birthday week. It has been […]

Mich Turner’s Afternoon Tea Blog

National Tea Day is on the 21st April 2017 and celebrates British tea – the nation’s favourite beverage! Now in its third year, the awareness day’s date has been selected to coincide with the Queen’s birthday. Really, it makes sense to do so! Mich Turner is known […]