#SheInspires Zoe Byres

February 21, 2018

Local Cake Boss and Sugar Artist -Zoe Byres will be appearing at The International Cake Show Australia in May.The quirky cake artist with the shock of pink hair is instantly recognisable to her many followers and Zoe’s creations have made her an Instagram sensation. She will be a part of the team creating the ‘ Alice in Wonderland ‘ display at the Brisbane show. Her unique style and knack for wacky creations often sees her work- ranging from Ghostbuster ghouls to towering burgers and wicked witches-being shared across the globe with her thousands of social media friends. SheSociety had to find out more about this talented local artisan.

About Zoe

Zoe Byres runs Sugar Art- a Brisbane based cake and sugar art business. She has won over 20 highly distinguished awards in recent years and is now a much sought after demonstrator and mentor in this growing industry. Her work has been featured in many magazines and publications both nationally and internationally, including the prestigious ‘Cake Masters’ magazine. Zoe is also kept busy running her own business ‘ Sugar Art by Zoe Byres’ where she specialises in hand sculptured and hand painted cakes. Zoe has also participated in various Cake competitions and collaborations around the globe. In 2017 she won a gold, silver and bronze award in ACADA’s ‘ Ultimate Cake Decorating Competition’. You may have also seen Zoe’s artistry at the Royal Brisbane Show 2017 where she won first place in both the Intermediate Novelty Cakes and Sugar Craft categories.The talented Zoe writes as well and you can find her articles on her own site ‘Sugar Craft by Zoe Byres’ and ‘ Viva La Buttercream’ where she shares some wonderful tips for creating the most amazing cakes. Her unicorn cake is a beautiful work of art.

Zoe Byres at the International Cake Show Australia 2018

Highlights for Zoe at this year’s International Cake Show Australia will be teaching beginners how to make ‘ Everett the Wombat’ – an intriguing 3-D hand painted cake. Zoe is leading a team of Sugar Artists who are building a huge edible ‘Alice in Wonderland’ exhibit for the show. She will also compete in the ‘Ultimate Australian Cake Decorating Competition’. SheSociety can’t wait to see what wacky creation Zoe will come up with in this category.

So why not check out Zoe Byres creations @sugar_art_by_zoe_byres or head to the International Cake Show Australia in May for a peek at Zoe’s work up close. You are sure to be amazed.

SheSociety has a double pass to the International Cake Show Australia in May for one of our lucky readers so head over to our Facebook page to enter now. Bon Appetit!

Michelle Beesley
Freelance writer, wife and mother of three sons, occasional supply teacher and aspiring romance author, Michelle Beesley can be most often found in a coffee shop chatting with friends or beside a rugby field cheering on her favourite teams.

Michelle is a prolific—albeit reluctant—traveller, keen walker, bookworm and yoga enthusiast who loves anything pink or sparkly (including champagne!).