This cake was ordered for a surprise birthday party. Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate were my instructions and the cake was to feed 30 – 40 people. Initially it was a large space to fill and there is a limit to how many things of Scottish orientation I could think of to put on it! The [...]
This is what happens when two cakes styles collide, my Dotty cake meets the Explosion cake. This little 6″ chocolate cake is a gift for a friend and all began with a box of Quality Street and the fact that everything can become a cake when you are obsessed! My children were happy though as [...]
I loved every minute or should I say each of the several hours of making this cake. As it took shape it became even more addictive. It is based on the cheeky Debbie Brown version from her book Naughty Cakes but I kept this one clean! It was ordered by a lady [...]
Delicious lightly spiced carrot cake with fresh cream cheese and orange icing, just perfect for a sunny day like today.
This pretty little cake was prepared as a gift. I love the colour combination and its striking simplicity. The thin layers of chocolate maderia are filled with chocolate ganache making a perfect dessert cake. The colours are reminisent of the 1960′s, quite funky, very Mary Quant-esque!
This was a very precise order for a very special 12th birthday. A young lover of shoes and leopard print and then a bit of fluff added for good measure. Then just to set it off there were matching cupcakes wrapped in cellophane instead of a party bags to take home. If you can’t do [...]
A real ‘Boy’ cake. Look how he is tapping his toe as he gaurds his tent! A lovely chocolate and plain butter maderia cake layered with chocolate ganache.
This cake will run and run… the little girls can’t resist it. It’s a classic choice. Happy Birthday Millie!
A variation of the very popular Flower Cake using more summery colours this time.