A popular theme for younger children, dinosaur cakes are a bit of a repeat thing for me so I’ve grouped several cakes together in one post to save repeats! The first one was a two tier cake, with a bas relief effect for the dinosaur and boy. The airbrush was well employed to create the
I’ve made pirate cakes before, and pirate cupcakes too, but this order for a little boy’s birthday party gave me an excuse to do a variation on theme which has proven popular for baby shows, being “face” cupcakes. Instead of a baby face this time though, it was a pirate face, complete with bandana. The
Chocolate drip cakes – a new fashion in chocolate cake, and certainly one I’d like to do more of – extra tall sponge cake, usually 6″ round, covered in rich chocolate ganache (no sugarpaste), piled as high as you like with your favourite chocolate treats and an over-spill of chocolate dripping down the sides –
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
A simple but effective idea for a cake design – chocolate cake surrounded by Cadburys flakes, and a chocolate fondant bow – filled with either ganache or chocolate buttercream. The recipient of this one must have been a real chocolate lover
Owls are a popular theme, and this is the third owl cake I have made. Two owls for two girls, twins nicknamed “Mally” and “Mooie”, although I don’t know their real names! The owls are chocolate cake, and covered in chocolate flavored sugarpaste. The branch is made of the same chocolate sugarpaste and the board
A rather unusual cake requested for a regular customer’s 40th birthday. This guy is a smoker and his girlfriend asked for ideas based on a packet of his preferred brand of cigarette. This is what my odd imagination came up with! The cigarette packet itself was completely airbrushed, including the lettering, proving a bit of