Vanilla sponge paired with silky smooth caramel swiss meringue buttercream, drizzled with more caramel and finished off with a pile of popcorn. This gravity-defying cake looks pretty cool and isn’t too difficult to achieve either! Continue reading “Vanilla & Caramel Popcorn Cake”
For my last blog post of 2014, I’m breaking the streak of Christmas recipes. I’ve been wanting to make a Marvel cake for a while now and the right occasion came along..in the form of Charlie’s 5th birthday. Novelty cakes are always fun to make, they’re a bit different and not something I get to do often, so keep reading to see how I managed to create this cake..
Just a quick post this week, I made some peach cupcakes for a birthday last week – I was attempting to recreate the Peach Melba cupcakes I made recently, but didn’t have the peach melba icing sugar from last time. I ended up making a vanilla cupcake, with a peach filling, topped with a vanilla frosting. I decorated using some new tools I got at Cake International earlier in the year… read on to see the pretty pictures! Continue reading “Peach Birthday Cupcakes”
Action stations everybody! I am not well versed in Fireman Sam lingo, but I’m reliably informed (read: Wikipedia) that this is one of his well known catchphrases. I recently made a Fireman Sam birthday cake for a friend, this was the first novelty cake I’ve attempted and I’m pretty pleased with the result! Continue reading “Fireman Sam Cake”
The orders are slowly starting to come in! I had an order for another carrot cake – this time it was for a 60th birthday. The order was for a 10 inch, 2 layer carrot cake, covered with cream cheese frosting and decorated with orange roses. Continue reading “Carrot Cake – 60th Birthday”
I celebrated my birthday this past week and my lovely friends and family made sure it was a very cake-filled birthday. I got lots of new toys and baking-related items- so thank you all very much!