Year: 2015

Mum Birthday Cake

This is a cake I did for my lovely mum, she is normally watching over me when I am doing cakes however, this one I managed to keep a complete surprise.  It was a vanilla sponge with a raspberry jam and buttercream filling.  I then covered the cake in a white fondant and used some cut […] Read more…

Football Cake

This was a simple football cake I made near the end of last year, I used the Lakeland hemisphere cake tin again to get the football shape.  The cake was filled with buttercream and strawberry jam. I finished it with a white fondant covering and black hexagon shapes to create the football look.  I finished […] Read more…

Minecraft Cake

This has to be one of my favourite cakes to date.  I was asked to do a Minecraft cake for my cousin who is Minecraft mad. I had never even heard of Minecraft so I had to do a little bit of research before I could start this one. I wanted this cake to be […] Read more…

18th Rainbow Cake

For this cake the pressure really was on.  This was for my sister’s 18th birthday and also a surprise.  She loves rainbow cake so this was a must and I wanted to see the surprise element when she cut into the cake so rainbow cake it was. All six layers of the cake were vanilla […] Read more…

Sugar and Crumbs Icing Sugar 

Well where do I start… This is AMAZING!! I came across Sugar and Crumbs at Cake International at the end of March and they are so friendly and welcoming. I must have spent around half an hour speaking to the ladies about their icing and trying the different flavours I’m surprised I didn’t run around […] Read more…

Renshaw Sugarcraft School

While at Cake International last weekend I came across the Renshaw Sugarcraft School where you could learn how to make different things out of icing. I decided to jump onto the farmyard character lesson with Ann Pickard. The class was £3 but worth every penny, you were given all the fondant icing you needed and could […] Read more…

A Weekend in Amsterdam

After being persuaded by a few work friends that Amsterdam is a lovely city to visit and it’s not all about the red light district, I booked a surprise weekend away in Amsterdam for Sam as a Christmas present. Fast forward two months and we are back from our weekend away and what a fantastic weekend it was. […] Read more…

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