Tag: Cake decorating

Sugar Flower Making Course – Part 2


Class two of my sugar craft flowers course was mostly finishing off our roses. (Class one can be found here) I spent as much time as I could with my head burrowed down, furiously thinning and curls the petals to get them… Read More

Sugar Flower Making Course – Part 1

Sugar Flower Making Course part 1_1

I have enrolled on my first baking-related course! Sugar flower making to be exact. Told you I was looking to up my cake-finishing game! (here) Class one was learning the basic techniques when working with sugar paste and getting used to sugar… Read More

Chocolate Guinness Cake

Most of my bakes are just for fun and get gifted to friends/work so if they go wrong and never appear, there’s no comeuppance. No pressure. They are added extras – an edible bonus if you will. When someone requests something though…. Read More

It’s all about the Chemistry

This week’s attempts at cake decoration… This was a birthday cake with a (loose) Chemistry theme… bunsen burners and equations were shelved due to complexity so basic beakers got the vote. Not my most elegant bake of all time but fun all… Read More

Pan Di Spagna

pan di spagna with vanilla buttercream 3

I found this Italian sponge recipe whilst browsing Pinterest recently and just had to try it. It boasted absolutely no oil, baking powder or butter… just simply eggs, sugar and flour. The original recipe is from AsEasyAsApplePie and I followed the recipe… Read More

A Christmas Wreath Cake

The last of my three Christmas cakes this year… A holly green wreath crowned the top, with a simple ribbon encasing the bottom. I frosted some up turned edges with silver shimmer dust and planned to leave the decoration there. In comparison… Read More

A Novelty Christmas Cake

Christmas cake number two was even more Novelty than Christmas cake number one. I started off by making a great (for me) Santa to prop up one corner… Things then went a little down hill as I produced a slightly odd looking… Read More

Penguin Christmas Cake

This year I decided to focus my attentions on the outside of my Christmas cake a little more. I have made a cheeky little Penguin Christmas cake for my little sister. I am normally one for putting all my energy into the… Read More