Scaling New Heights

This wedding cake is, at the point of writing this, the tallest cake I have ever made, if you include the topper!  5 tiers plus the ball of flowers on top, and most of the tiers were extra tall tiers too. The bride had already a specific design in mind, so I worked to that 

Beatrix Potter

This order was for a naming ceremony for some special twins and was a joint effort on the design between the customer and myself. Hand painted wisteria are framed by “stonework” effect pillars and arches, with tiers of printed characters and modelled foxgloves “hovering” above hand-made cabbages, cauliflowers and carrots, topped off with the twins’ 

Black & White Floral & Lace

Not exactly a catchy title for the blog entry, but it does pretty much sum up the cake.  The brief was something with flowers, for a lady’s mother on her 60th birthday, but 60 these days isn’t especially old and with that in mind a more modern colour scheme was suggested by the customer – 

Black & White Flowers v2

Another wedding cake which is based on one I’ve previously made – this one is a round version of a previous square cake.  I don’t like making two cakes the same, so the detailing is slightly different as well as the shape.  I think this does work very well as a round cake too.  The 

Statue of Liberty

I have never had reason to particularly study the Statue of Liberty….until I got the order for this cake, and then I spent some quality tine with Google images!  The basic cake was airbrushed, and then a cutter used to make the New York skyline.  I stood the buildings away from the sides of the