Mothers Day

Say it with….cupcakes! A perfect gift, these cupcake boxes were made for Mothers Day this year for various customers – mostly lemon curd or raspberry & vanilla roses, with simple but elegent sugarpaste decoration, and gift boxed with a card and ribbon.

Valentine Cupcakes

Cupcakes make a sweet treat for your Valentine, chocolate is probably traditional, but the last gift box ordered was six lemon curd cupcakes, topped with red chocolate hearts.  Roses made out of modelling chocolate made pretty toppers for the others.

Roses

These were made specifically for Valentines day, but it occurred to me that they would be perfect as wedding favours too, made to match the happy couple’s colour scheme for the day.  Cakepops shaped like roses.  Cakepops are crumbed cake, mixed with buttercream to make a sort of truffle textured treat, popped onto sticks and 

Wedding Cupcakes

These were made as wedding gifts but would also make good cakes for a wedding cupcake tower, with a cutting cake as a top tier.  One set had a theme of black and white, and I made both fondant and buttercream topped cakes.  The second set had no theme, but I made one each for 

Easter/Springtime

Much talk of “creme egg cupcakes” on various online cake forums, so I decided to give them a go for myself.  These are chocolate cakes with mini creme eggs inside – I also tried using mini caramel eggs too.  Decorated with grass and flowers for a springtime look. I also found some “micro eggs” in 

Baby Shower

Cupcakes for a baby shower – half of the cakes were lemon curd, and half raspberry & coconut, all with two tone buttercream and handmade decorations. More baby shower cupcakes, some with the ever popular baby faces:

Red Nose/Pirate Day 2011

Just a bit of fun, but I made some cupcakes to sell to raise money on Red Nose Day at work, where we all dressed as pirates for the day! These are Red Nose Red Cupcakes (red coloured cherry cakes), and “Pieces of Eight” cakes – chocolate cupcakes topped with chocolate buttercream and a couple