Beautiful Butterfly Biscuits

Spring has definitely sprung this week, and the sunshine is putting big smiles on everyone’s faces! A new cake decorating magazine has come out in the UK, and as a treat to myself I decided to subscribe – at least it won’t take up space in the already-groaning wardrobe like my normal “treats”. The first…

Baby’s Toy Box Cake

Recently some friends of ours had a beautiful little baby girl. What better way to welcome her than with a tasty toy box cake! Rob, a painter and decorator by trade, wanted to try out his painting skills and make a wood-effect cake, so the choice was made – baby + wood + cake =…

Sparkles, Swirls, Pearls and CHOCOLATE!

The last of my birthday – this one was to take into my office, and following the epic afternoon tea, I wanted to keep this one quite simple. The cake itself was wonderfully simple – a rich chocolate sponge, sandwiched together with withe sickly-sweet white chocolate buttercream, and topped with a layer of chocolate fondant icing….