My little nephew Donncha had his first birthday a week before Christmas. He’s just learning how to walk, but is great at climbing and exploring everywhere, so Curious George seemed like the perfect theme for his birthday cake! I made an 8″ chocolate sponge cake and filled it with lemon buttercream and chocolate buttercream. I [...]
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Lianne from Maynooth ordered this cake for her daughter Aoife’s Christening. She left the design completely up to me, and just asked for a girlie design that wasn’t only pink and white. As I had recently learned how to make a little tatty teddy model from Carol McHugh at the Dublin Sugarcraft Guild, I thought [...]
I made this castle cake for my beautiful little niece Mia for her second birthday. She loves watching Peppa Pig cartoons on tv, and loves anything to do with Peppa… so I really knew my audience with this one!
I made a 9″ round chocolate fudge cake, filled with chocolate buttercream, and there is a small [...]
I’ve made a couple of versions of this cake before, and it’s always fun to do! I love the baby giraffe looking up at its mother who is peeking out over the leaves. Orla ordered this cake for her son Senan’s 2nd birthday. He loves animals, and adores white owls… so I handmade giraffes, a [...]
Tara ordered this cake for her son Ryan’s first birthday. She sent me a photo of a cake she liked on the internet. I used a technique from Cakes with L.O.V.E., which involves first cutting out the outline of the entire image from sugarpaste and placing it on the cake. I then painstakingly cut each [...]