Baking

Cocktail Cupcakes

Pina Colada – These were perfect for the summer BBQs.  I made the cupcakes with desiccated coconut inside to give that sweet coconut taste.  I then made some buttercream icing and added some Malibu (alcohol) into the icing to give it a bit of an adult twist.  I topped the cupcakes with a glacier cherry […] Read more…

Pig Cupcakes

I was asked to do a basic pig cupcake for a piggy lover’s birthday.  Instead of making them 3D I thought I would just do a basic pig face that could sit on top of the cupcakes.  I used a pink sugar paste to make the pigs faces. Sugar paste dries out quickly and holds its […] Read more…

Bunny Christening Cake

  Brief: I had no brief for this christening cake, the design was completely down to me.  The only requirement I had was the flavours of the sponges. The Cake: The bottom tier of the cake was lemon with a lemon butter cream frosting.  The top tier of the cake was chocolate with a rich chocolate butter […] Read more…

Minnie Mouse Cake

Brief: I was asked to create a Minnie Mouse cake with Minnie’s face on top of the cake for a little Minnie Mouse fan. The Cake: This cake was a single tier vanilla sponge with a vanilla butter cream and strawberry jam centre. The cake was then finished with a baby pink fondant icing and finished with a […] Read more…

Pearl Wedding Anniversary Cake

  Brief: I had the privilege of being asked to make my aunt and uncles pearl wedding anniversary cake.  They didn’t give me any brief, the  whole cake was down to me. With no brief I went straight to Pinterest to see what ideas I could get. The Cake: The cake was three tiers, 12″, 8″ […] Read more…

Teacher Cupackes

These cupcakes were a thank you present for a school teacher at the end of term.  As they were primary school teachers I kept to a younger theme with ABC and 123 cut out from fondant with cutters.  I then made some little books and crayons from fondant and cut an apple with thank you […] Read more…

July 4th Baking

This bake is back from July, as it was July 4th in the US I thought I would join in on the baking theme even though I was thousands of miles away in the UK. So I started off by making some rice krispy treats which I would shape and colour into the american flag.  I […] Read more…

Mr Tumble Birthday Cake

Brief: I was asked to make a Mr Tumble Birthday Cake. I was given no specifics apart from Mr Tumble had to appear on the cake somewhere.  Mr Tumble is from a kids TV programme, I had no idea who he was so Google had to help me out here. The Cake: The cake was […] Read more…

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