Category Archives: Cake

Strawberries and cream cake

As the end of summer approaches here’s a delicious treat to remind you of all things summery right through the year. The sponge: 120g sugar 120g plain flour 4 eggs 20g melted butter Make a 7 inch round genoise sponge - … Continue reading

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A white (chocolate) wedding cake

The theme chosen for this cake was shabby chic to suit the venue, a converted barn. The cake inside was a genoise sponge with raspberry flavours going through it. All the chocolate curls and cigarettes were handmade so they don’t look … Continue reading

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Boat cake

Ordered for a gentleman’s landmark birthday, this cake is based on his most prized possession – his boat, a Scand 7800 Nautic. The cake was made from a 12 inch & a 8 inch square Victoria sponge. The template for cutting … Continue reading

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This season’s “must-have”

This cake was ordered for a young lady who is surrounded by fashion all day. She works in an upmarket boutique and has a keen eye for clothes and accessories. Naturally, the theme for her birthday cake had to be fashion. … Continue reading

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Christmas cake

With Christmas just 2 weeks away, here’s a great recipe to get you baking. Every country has it’s own version of the Christmas cake & every family probably has their own special variation. My recipe is a rich moist fruit … Continue reading

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Wedding fair display

My table at the Wedding fair is all set up! And here come the brides…

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Wedding cake designs

Here’s a first look at the 3 new designs I will be displaying in this weekend’s wedding fair. The first one was inspired by an all time favourite wedding dress style: Lace applique. Each piece of lace is edible and made … Continue reading

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Cake for Olympics torchbearers

At the recently concluded London Olympics, 8000 torchbearers carried the Olympic flame across the country. One of my friends, Sara, had the honour of being one of them. As you can see from her story, she is highly respected in … Continue reading

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Shoe box cake

This is one is for all my shoe crazy girl friends. Ordered for a customer who loves pink shoes, this was one fun girly cake to make! As recommended by several fellow bloggers, I referred to the excellent tutorial by … Continue reading

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Cake fit for a toast?

A few weeks ago, I was approached with a challenging brief. A customer wanted a cake for his wife who is allergic to eggs and lactose. The cake would have to be in the shape of her favourite champagne bottle. … Continue reading

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