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…

Travel Diary | Florida 2014 | Day One

We set off around 6.30am for Gatwick North.  Our flight was at 12.35pm, we left extra early due to it being mid week, rush hour and having to get over the QE2 bridge.  I would rather be there extra early and relax then be there late and running to the gate. We booked the Gatwick […] Read more…

Travel Diary | Florida 2014 | Day Two

Seaworld, International Drive, Longhorn, Premium Outlets (Vineland) I was up at 4am due to jet lag and tried to get back to sleep but my body was having none of it I was wide awake.  I just sat around the room for a few hours looking at opening times on the iPad waiting for Sam […] Read more…

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