It was my birthday at the beginning of June and, having moved back home, Ruth is no longer in the vicinity so couldn't provide me with a fabulous cake as she normally would. (Just a little reminder of the previous few!!) Mum did ask what sort of cake I would like but as soon as … Continue reading White Chocolate and Passionfruit Cake
I recently found myself pondering about what cake I will make for my daughter's 5th birthday party, and I realised I hadn't yet blogged about her 4th. Eeek! So, 8 months late, but better late than never! "🎶Can't hold it back anymore🎶". Like pretty much every 4 year old girl, my daughter was desperate for … Continue reading Elsa cake and Frozen party!
This weekend i ventured down south to Bristol for a friends 21st. Now that i have a bit of a reputation regarding cakes, i didn't feel i could turn up without one but was swiftly running out of ideas. After the checkerboard cake i made last time i wasn't sure how i was going … Continue reading Heart Surprise Cake
On my recent visit to France, I treated myself to several violet flavoured goodies - chocolate, ice cream, raspberry and violet mousse... (see here for my poppy 'coquelicot' cupcakes, also inspired by my visit to France). My absolute favourite goody was a beautiful bottle of Crème de Violette which I managed to get from a French supermarket. … Continue reading Parma Violet Cake
The time had come to make Lizzy's 20th birthday cake and I was feeling more than a bit daunted by the prospect. I knew it was going to be admired (hopefully) and wolfed down by zillions of her cool, studenty friends, but I can never shy away from a cake challenge. So, the question was, … Continue reading Pastel Confetti Rainbow Cake