Fashion On Friday: London Edge S/S 2017


Twice a year, for many years now,¬†London Edge¬†has been my Fashion Week. When I first attended the show, back in 2013, I went to meet the makers behind the brands that I loved online and to meet more. Much as I despise the term ‘networking’ that is what it was! I took cupcakes and introduced myself. Over the years that … Read More

New Video! Mini Sugar Roses Tutorial

Miss Tempest Rose Cupcakes from Burlesque Baking
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Happy Valentine’s Day, you gorgeous lot! Whether you are treating someone special or treating yourself to some well-deserved pampering, love is most certainly in the air. Even if you are not a fan of V-Day, I would urge you to enter into the spirit of hearts and flowers… my goodness, isn’t it refreshing to have a social media feed filled … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Philippa Gregory


If only I had more time to read. It is my one major regret despite being my eternal New Year’s resolution but the pressures of running my own business leave me with little leisure time. OK, that feels like a big fat lie; I have plenty of time for Netflix. However, I maintain that by the time I sit down … Read More

Fashion on Friday: Faithful Friend


Good morning, you gorgeous lot. Regular readers and social media followers will know that I’ve had a somewhat busy week – in fact, 2017 has been relentless so far! I am not at all complaining but my magazine tutorial writing has kept me away from you a little more than I would like. In return, you are due some STUNNING … Read More

Work In Progress Wednesday


It’s a little crazy in the kitchen at the moment! In lieu of sharing an actual Wedding Cake with you today, I thought I would give you a little glimpse at what I am working on. You will be able to see the finished cakes along with full step by step instructions of how to make them in both Cake … Read More

Paperback Writer Cupcakes


Last week ended up being insanely busy. This was not because I took on any more work than I had scheduled, but rather that I got a little more involved in a job than I had originally planned. This kind of thing happens all the time! Some commissions fire my interest so much so that any consideration of time goes … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Grace Kelly

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Good morning, you gorgeous lot. How was the weekend? Hope you’re not missing it too much and that I can help to ease you into the working week. Mondays on my blog are dedicated to those people who inspire me and who I would love to thank for this with a cake. Today’s subject is a true icon of style … Read More

Fashion on Friday: I Like Your Style

Picture: Jez Brown Photography

Hello there, you gorgeous lot. Apologies for the quiet week on the blog but I’ve been crazy busy in the kitchen! I will share pictures of what I created next week (though, if you are following me on Twitter, you may have seen them already). I fell down the rabbit hole whilst working on some rather intricate cupcake designs. It … Read More

Foodies Festival Earlybird Tickets

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Hands up who’s looking forward to the Summer? These dark mornings are wearing a little thin. I thought I would bring you a little something to look forward to with the help of Foodies Festival. Tickets are available now for the following 3-day events across the country: Brighton, Hove Lawns (29th April – 1st May) Bristol (12th – 14th May) … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Jay Rayner


Good morning, you gorgeous lot. I hope that you are all ready to face these final few days of January with gusto. If you are finding that recent global events have continually kicked the gusto out of you, I hope that you will stand beside me, feign gusto, fake it until you make it with every fibre of your being, … Read More