Category Archives: Cakes

Some of the things I’ve been up to….

I thought I’d do a quick update of some of the things I’ve been up to since I last blogged: First off it was my Gramps’ wedding. I got to make the wedding cake –  I love making sugar flowers … Continue reading

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This Year’s Work in Pictures

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Chrismas Gifts – Cake Decorating Book

Sorry to not have blogged for a shamefully long time but well life has been busy! I’m baking for two local cafes now, working two and a half days as a secretary and also being a full time Mum! Since … Continue reading

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Rose Cake

This cake is a lemon sponge covered in buttercream icing. All my cakes are for order.      

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Dinosaur Cakes

Meet Terry the T-Rex. This was a very special cake made for a little boy’s 4th birthday, in fact he is the brother of my god-daughter and one of my son’s best friends. A big thanks to his Mum for … Continue reading

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Quick Crispie Cupcakes

Yesterday I needed to make cupcakes but I had run out of time. I had to invent my new quick cupcakes – cupcakes made with rice crispies. I followed a simple recipe by Nigella Lawson and used silicone cupcake cases … Continue reading

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George’s 4th Birthday

This year for George’s 4th birthday I went all out and made two birthday cakes; one cake for our family on his actual birthday and a larger one for his birthday party. I was really pleased with his main birthday … Continue reading

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The Cake Decorating Bible – Juliet Sear

My handbag is currently weighed down by a large cookery book. I am an avid cook book reader, but it is rare I carry one around with me just as others might a paperback novel. The Cake Decorating Bible is … Continue reading

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Coffee & Walnut Cake

This is my latest cake. It was a commission by my Aunt-in-law who, I am delighted to say, is the latest of my family and friends to make use of my love of baking. This cake was made for leaving … Continue reading

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A Passion for Baking by Jo Wheatley

Look what landed on my doormat! How lucky am I?!! I really enjoyed watching The Great British Bake Off and was always a supporter of Jo Wheatley, the winner, because just like me she is a normal Mum from Essex … Continue reading

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