A 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 quite
A 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 chocolate cake.
It certainly does take Allsorts, lots of them, to make this cake!
I love cupcake towers, I think they look so effective and when using the full height of the stand they make quite an impressive display. This order was actually for a joint birthday party, but would work just as effectively for a wedding. Each cupcake has two small roses, and a monogrammed plaque with either
No 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 had
A popular theme for cakes is of a motoring nature – 17th or 18th birthdays are often accompanied by either driving lessons or a new car and celebrated with a cake along the same theme. A couple of examples here, both based on photos of the recipients’ actual vehicles.
A specific request for the design on this two tier cake for a lady who was turning 90, lots of butterflies in shades of purple, and the name at the bottom in flowers. I gave some of the butterflies a little bit of a shimmer using an edible airbrush paint, and spiraled them around the cake
A very loose brief for a pretty two tier cake with roses in pink, for a mother’s 60th birthday. I wanted to do something a little different (as I always like to do!). A technique that I’ve used on a couple of cakes before is a ruffle effect, but previously only in chocolate. Strips of sugarpaste