Rainy day baking

As you may have guessed, I love to bake, in fact I love anything to do with food (that’s another story) but….when my children ask me to bake with them on my day off, I have to say, the thought of baking and making a mess really doesn’t fill me with joy. We’ve...

Sharing the secrets, how to use Fmm tappits.

You’re a very kind bunch and often say nice things about my cakes, particularly the lettering I use so I’m going to let you into a little secret! I use cutters called Tappits by Fmm. (You can get cheaper copies from various auction sites but honestly,...

Big Top Circus Cake

I wonder what’s inside the big top? Clowns, acrobats, tightrope walkers, trapeze artists? Or maybe its a delicious vanilla sponge with oodles of yummy buttercream and raspberry jam! This was a lot of fun to make and with the exception of the flagpoles and...

Wedding cake tasters!

I LOVE a good wedding and I really love wedding cake! Eating cake, talking about cake, designing cake (you get the idea) Wedding consultations are definitely the most enjoyable part of my job. I get to hear about all the beautiful things the bride and groom have...

1967 VW Beetle 3D Car Cake

I love making 3D birthday cakes and making this Beetle cake took me back to my teens when I was a VW fanatic. Little did I know that the car my parents very generously bought me would take us over 6 months to restore….. my 17th birthday present was a trolley...

Peter Rabbit Christening Cake

I was delighted when I was asked to design this Peter Rabbit Christening Cake. Beatrix Potter’s beautiful stories hold many fond childhood memories for me. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed researching the characters, spending many happy hours reading the books to...