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
Football themed cakes are always popular. Surprisingly to me, considering the area in which we live, there seems to be a reasonable Chelsea FC following around here, and that filters through into my cake world when the supporters families order cakes for their birthday. The two tiered cake combines the Chelsea theme with the style
Another golf themed cake – its been a while since the last and this time incorporates a model golfer – I asked about the recipients skill level before making this and whilst apparently not a bad golfer, it was thought to be amusing to put him in the bunker struggling to get out! I bet he’ll be