Number 1 Giraffe Birthday Cake

Number 1 Giraffe Birthday Cake

This week I was asked to make a number 1 birthday cake for a little boy. Ok so I didn't have a number 1 shaped tin so I started of by making 2 12 x 8inch cakes and armed with a number 1 template set about carving it into shape. ...

Forever Friends Cupcakes

Forever Friends Cupcakes

As soon as I finished my nephews Ben 10 cake it was my Mums birthday. Last year I made her the Forever Friends cake that is in my gallery. I was around this time that my obsession with cakes started, so I thought I would mark the occasion with a ...

Ben 10 Birthday Cake

Ben 10 Birthday Cake

So this week saw my Nephew turn 4. A few months ago I asked him what cake he would like for his birthday and I was told 'Ben 10' with the inclusion of every alien in the whole show (panic!). So we finally compromised and got this down to Ben ...

Rose design Birthday Cake

Rose design Birthday Cake

In my last post I showed you the gum paste roses I had been creating for a birthday cake for Alex's Mum, well here it is... The cake is a vanilla sponge cake with vanilla butter cream inside coloured the same colour as the cake. I really liked the way that ...

My first attempt at Gumpaste Roses

My first attempt at Gumpaste Roses

So I have an idea for a cake, it’s Alex’s mum’s birthday in a week and I was thinking of creating quite a simple cake with flowers as the main focus. Ever since I made the orchid flower pot cake (this is in my gallery) I have been wanting to ...