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”
My friend celebrated her birthday this past weekend, if you know her, you will understand that she has a slight obsession with using excessive emoticons and exclamation marks in her messages. So, I thought, what better than a set of emoticon cupcakes to celebrate her birthday. Continue reading “A Very Smiley Birthday”
Happy New Year!
I celebrated the New Year with my wonderful friends… and some yummy cupcakes (what else?!). These are chocolate cupcakes with a vanilla buttercream icing. This might have been one of the first times that the chocolate cupcake base has turned out so good – really light and spongy, yum! Continue reading “Goodbye 2010..Hello 2011!”
I made this cake for my cousin Sophie, who turned 17 just before Christmas. Her original request was .. a little too difficult to fulfil (a blue ferret, with pink glittery wings as the centrepiece) so I decided to go with something a little bit easier! I originally saw the cake design done all over with fondant icing, but thought it might taste a bit too sweet so went ahead with vanilla buttercream and a bit of fondant icing instead. Continue reading “Sophie’s Birthday Cake”