Category Archives: Celebrations

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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Picasso never tasted sweeter

As I mentioned in my earlier post, this cake is based on a painting by Pablo Picasso. It was commissioned by the husband of the artist Rayne Bellinger. I was debating between painting directly on the cake or creating an … Continue reading

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Big Bang Theory

This cake is inspired by the “Melting” Rubik’s cube T-shirt worn by one of the geeks on The Big Bang Theory. The cube was assembled from an 8inch square raspberry & white chocolate cake which was trimmed to get this … Continue reading

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Pebble beach cake

I was commissioned to make this cake for a 40th birthday party for a lady who loves the tranquility of pebble beaches and has a particular fondness for marzipan. The pebbles, starfish and shells are individually crafted pieces of marzipan. … Continue reading

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Some like it hot – part 2

Here’s how the cake looked with the chillies thrown on… The cake itself was a rich chocolate cake filled with chilli chocolate ganache. The chillies were handcrafted from marzipan and painted with various shades of red food colours to give … Continue reading

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Some like it hot

I am looking forward to making 3 exciting cakes this weekend, each with a different theme. The first one will have red chillies made from marzipan (see photo). All of these have been hand rolled and painted. The second one … Continue reading

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Designer handbag cake

For a girl who loves shopping, make up and all things designer, I was commissioned to make a Prada handbag cake. The inspiration for this bag was taken from a handbag I liked on the Prada website. The most difficult … Continue reading

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