Another cake which was inspired by one of my wedding cake dummies, and a variation on the original design. The original was made from chocolate fondant, and I’d wanted to make a version in modelling chocolate. The couple in question wanted a white chocolate version, so this time I used white modelling chocolate, and added
The couple who ordered this cake had seen my gothic wedding cake dummies on my site, liked what they saw, and thought, after approaching other cake makers with no luck, that I may be on their wavelength when it came to designing and delivering a wedding cake with an “alternative” look, but not quite so
Another wedding cake for a friend, and it needed to be delivered to Ipswich area, luckily we were invited guests too! Transported in two sections with extra flowers and finally assembled at the venue. Also because of the numbers expected due to the fact it was to be served immediately after the church service rather than at
I love an unusual design, particularly if it comes with a story, even if only a short one. This was a wedding cake for a couple who wanted very different things in the design of their cake. One was a superhero fan and wanted a themed cake, the other partner wanted something very traditional. Doing
Another of the set of three dummies for a wedding fayre. A few ideas which had been hanging about in my head for a while, particularly the bottom tier with the “victorian lamp-post” design on the bottom. Some demonstration of piping work, some stencilling, more practice in making roses and the first use of a
Another dummy wedding cake for a wedding fayre – I had just worked on a couple of “alternative”, gothic, dark, style dummy cakes, so wanted something to contrast and show I can do a variety of styles. I was going for a pastel, almost vintage look, something “sweet” with a cupcake on top, and its
An order for a couple’s golden wedding anniversary, in the shape of an open book. A pretty, straightforward design but still with the opportunity to be artistic. This was hand-carved, and one side was traditional rich fruit cake with marzipan, and the other was vanilla sponge, all covered with sugarpaste as one cake.