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
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 –
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
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