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- Not exactly a catchy title for the blog entry, but it does pretty much sum up the cake. The brief was something with flowers, for a lady’s mother on her 60th birthday, but 60 these days isn’t especially old and with that in mind a more modern colour scheme was suggested by the customer –I can honestly say that I have never before been asked to make a lobster cake but obviously there is a first time for everything, something which I experience often as a cake maker! A blue lobster, at that. I have to be totally honest, and say that I didn’t even know that lobsters areSuperhero cakes are a popular theme for children of all ages. This was a new way of making them for me, using a 2D image instead of a 3D model, but I was really pleased with the effect which is quite dramatic in thisA cake for a girl who likes her shoes and handbags! Inspired partly by the vintage style cakes that I already have in my portfolio, but more up to date. Three pairs of shoes with matching bags on a pink background, a very “girly” cake! Those little shoes are very fiddly to make but quiteA cake for an artist friend of the lady who ordered it – a simple but colourful design – eyecatching and pleasing. Yes, those paintbrushes are made from sugarpaste! Underneath all that, yummy chocolateNo more giraffe cakes I said……….but this is a giraffe cake with a difference. The lady recipient of this order had visited a giraffe park on holiday, fed the giraffes and bought a photo frame from the gift shop which was a cuddly giraffe holding a photo. Her husband told me how much she hadAs the last giraffe cake was a special one-off design for a friend, I didn’t see that day that I would be making something similar once again. The thing I like most about what I do is often there is a story behind the cake design, and this time the story persuaded me to re-visit
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