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
Not a golden wedding, but a 5oth birthday. The brief was left quite open for me to try something new, which was to completely airbrush a metallic colour onto a cake. The stipulation from the customer was the quilted effect on the bottom tier, gold, and some flowers, and otherwise the design was up to
A huge cake this one, and heavy too. Possibly a bit bigger and heavier than the customer anticipated – it is often difficult from a customer’s point of view to visualise cake sizes from just written measurements at the time of ordering. Any fans of Homer & Bart should recognise this house. A definite deviation
His Harley Davidson is his pride and joy. so what better way to celebrate this gentleman’s landmark 4oth birthday than a model of it on top of a cake. This is one of the most involved models I have made, and is entirely edible – it took over a week to make!
A very colourful Disney cake, totally different from anything I’ve done before, and although I usually make a point that all my decorations are as edible as possible, the recipient of this cake also gets the plastic figures to play with, and I don’t have any copyright infringement issues either! In all a very fun
A very popular superhero, but the first time I have been asked to make him. Working with the customer to find ideas that would appeal to her son, we starting with a selection of superheroes in one cake, established his actual favourite character and finally narrowed it down to this one in particular, I suggested this particular