Sweet Enough

Happy Birthday to me, Happy Birthday to me……I went a just a little overboard with my own birthday cake this year – my own birthday is a great chance for me to try out some ideas and this one had been floating around in my head for some time (yes I worry too, sometimes!).  I 

Happy Honeymoon

This is the first time I’ve ever been asked to make a “honeymoon” cake!  The wedding was due to take place on one day, with a honeymoon going away party on another night – I didn’t make the wedding cake, but I was asked to make a special cake to wish the newlyweds well as 

Teddy Pops

You want teddy bears on sticks?  no problem!  cake pops in the shape of teddy bears’ heads to complete a home-made teddy themed birthday party cake – was happy to oblige and I think they look quite cute too.

Purple Roses

For a friend whose mother would be celebrating her 80th birthday – the favoured flowers were roses, and to avoid looking like a ruby wedding celebration we decided to steer away from red roses and instead go for purple which is one of her favourite colours.   The customer picked a design which grouped the roses 

Shoes Galore!

A very lucky 5o year old lady, had these ordered by her daughter and husband, who also apparently filled the house with balloons in readiness for a very special party!  Not only a the main cake in the shape of a shoebox, with a stiletto shoe and a little model of the recipient, but 70 

Better the Devil…

This was one of my more unusual and interesting requests that took a little research, and has a bit of a back story.  The Dent Devil is the logo of a vehicle dent removal company and the cake was for a guy known as “The Doctor” to his workmates, the devil was to have a 

Won’t cha let me take you on a….. sea cruise…..

…lyrics courtesy of Huey “Piano” Smith! How would you celebrate your wedding anniversary (45th), and birthdays within days of each other?  By going on a cruise, for this couple.  The cake was ordered by the family for a surprise party – the ship on top a representation of the Cruise Ship Aurora, the ship on 


A cake for a VW specialist, a restorer of beetles and campers.  Lots of photos supplied with this one, which helped no end to get the details right.  The black beetle was a current project, and the camper in the turquoise and white colours was the gentleman’s pride and joy.  The whole cake was set 


A short notice order, this one!  A cake for a 21 year old electrician who supports Manchester United.  Given the short time available, I had to keep the design fairly simple, and unfortunately not enough time to order in some red sugarpaste (very difficult to make useable true red sugarpaste), so I know the colour