Bellissimo Wedding Cakes
Award-winning Cake Designer
Bellissimo Wedding Cakes is a great source of inspiration for any cake maker, with cakes ranging from one tier to five, from simple and chic to grand and opulent. Helen uses exquisite piping that looks just like lace, stylised sugar flowers that perfectly complement the cake design, and even colourful sugarpaste stripes to create beautifully decorated cakes for any romantic occasion. Drawing on her experience as a tutor, Helen takes you through the cake-making process from start to finish, so you can make delicious, professional-looking cakes at home… read more
Helen Mansey discovered her passion for cake decorating while she was taking time off from her career as a professional chef to raise her young family. With a background in fashion design and cookery, her creative instincts fuelled the conception of her successful wedding cake business, Bellissimo Cakes, based in Hampshire, UK.
Much of Helen’s work is inspired by the clean lines and crisp sugarpasted edges of Australian cake design – these are now part of her signature style… read more
To achieve the clean, sharp lines that are the signature style of Bellissimo Cakes we use either a layer of rich chocolate ganache or marzipan underneath the sugarpaste layer. They both provide a firm yet delicious foundation for us to apply the sugarpaste and enable us to attain super sharp edges on our cakes.
We use only fresh, high quality ingredients including real butter and free range eggs and follow tried and tested recipes that produce successful results… read more