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Melbourne Cake Expo

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Cupcakes and a cake pops, soufflés and sweets
Macrons, Danishes and delectable treats
Decorators, classes, competitions and prizes
Mouth-watering cakes, of all shapes and sizes
Demonstrators and stylists, from across the city
Bringing you inspiration, on all things pretty
A decorating comp, for all who are keen
Just a taste of Cake Expo twenty fifteen

Our previous Brisbane expo (Courtesy of Event Festival TV)

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Expo
Stalls

For all you cakers, and all you sweet tooths
Find all you need, in our exhibitor booths
Our stallholders will be there, with the right advice
and tools, tips and tricks, to make the perfect slice

Decorating
Competitions

If you’re great with fondant, cream or ganache?
Then give our cake decorating competition a bash
Impress our crowds, as they stop and stare
We’ve got wonderful prizes for our winners to share

Cake
Classes

Tie back your hair, and roll up your sleeves
We’ll provide you with all the tools you need
Learn how to pipe, roll, cover and prep
We’ll walk you through it all, step by step

Cake
Demonstrations

With leading locals and celebrity bakers
Our main stage will showcase our professional cakers
They’ll show you the ropes, and temp you to try
As they make the hard things, look as easy as pie

Fun for the
family

Your whole day is covered, we’ve looked after it all
Even activities for cakers around three feet tall
With jumping castles, face painting, balloons and more
Oh, and kids cake decorating, sprinkles and all

Exclusive
Giveaways

Amongst all the things to buy, taste and see
We’ve even got stuff, we’re giving out FREE!
From our lovely sponsors and stallholders too
Who make it possible to bring us to you

Cake Classes

Get your hands deliciously dirty in our Cake Expo School of Cake. Our live cake decorating workshops will run on both days to make sure you’ll be doin’ it like the professionals in no time.

Book your classes here

Perfect Petals

The famous John Quai Hoi will be leading this class, showing you how to get those petals perfect. Learn how to master the fondant rose and hydrangea, must have skills for any Caker.

Vintage Ruffle

Taught by the talented Hannah from Storytale Cakes, this class will have you making beautiful Vera Wang inspired fondant ruffles on your very own styrofoam cake to take home.


Cupcake Bouquet

Learn how to make this gorgeous cupcake bouquet with Australia's most loved Home Baker - Maria from the Great Australian Bake-Off. Pipe and assemble over a dozen baby cakes to create this bundle of pretty.

Wafer Paper

Combining paper craft with caking, our very own Vivian will show you how to decoupage a styro-cake and make gorgeous ranunculus flowers and spiral roses out of edible wafer paper.


Demonstrators and Teachers

Learn a thing or two from leading and local sugar artists who will be teaching in our School of Cake and providing free cake demonstrations all day on our main stage.

Maria– The Great Australian Bake-Off

Vivian– Yum Mammas

Hannah– Storytale Cakes

Stella– Floral Art and Sugarcraft

John Quai Hoi– A Little Cake Place

Julia– Miss Biscuit

Christopher Chavez– Bake Boss

Emelia Jackson– Master Chef

Ximena– Cakes N Supplies by Ximena

Demonstration timetable

 SaturdaySunday
9:30amWafer paper flowers - Lucy from Skat KatzWafer paper flowers - Lucy from Skat Katz
10:00Cake Pops 101 - Antonette from Suga MamaFondant Booty - Ximena from Cakes and Supplies by Ximena
10:30Peony Rose - Stella from Floral Art and SugarcraftBauhinia Orchard - Stella from Floral Art and Sugarcraft
11:30Fondant Figurines - John Quai Hoi from William AnglissFondant Figurines - John Quai Hoi from William Angliss
12:30Covering a Double Barrel Cake - Christopher Chavez from Bake BossCovering a Double Barrel Cake - Christopher Chavez Bake Boss
1:30Princess Cake - Maria from Great Australian Bake-offPrincess Cake - Maria from Great Australian Bake-off
2:30Royal Icing Cookies - Julia from Miss BiscuitEdible Lace - Christopher Chavez from Bake Boss
3:30Fondant Booty - Ximena from Cakes and Supplies by XimenaChocolate Mousse Cake – Emelia Jackson from MasterChef
4:15 Cake Decorating Competition – Winner Announcement – Sponsored by BakeBoss

Decorating Competition

Do you have what it takes to take the cake? Have your cake admired by thousands as you go up against professional and novice decorators from far and wide. Winners will share in thousands of dollars’ worth of prizes and entry is free with your ticket to the expo! What are you waiting for?

Choose from five categories or enter all five!

One Tier

Two Tier

Three Tier +

Novelty

Cupcake Tower

Send a photo of your cake, old or new to competition@cakeexpo.com.au. Our judges will select the top five finalists who will be required to re-create their cakes to be displayed at the Melbourne Cake Expo where everyone who comes along will be able to vote for our winners!

How to enter

Our stallholders

Cakes Around Town