Work in Progress Wednesday: A Beautiful Mess

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Hello, you gorgeous lot. It’s all go in my kitchen at the moment. I’ve been working on a very colourful tutorial for RocknRoll Bride Magazine. It’s been a messy one but who cares when the mess is this pretty? I’m also putting together a recipe for Mothers’ Day, inspired by so many of the Mothers in my life. The kitchen … Read More

A Cake for The Swan King

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I am so excited to kick off my new monthly series in Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine with a cake for Ludwig II of Bavaria, The Swan King. You all know what a history geek I am and it is with no small sense of joy that I undertake the challenge to actually create some of the cakes that I … 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

Work In Progress Wednesday

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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

A Love Song Cake for Valentine’s Day

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I am beyond thrilled to share this cake with you! Featured in the current issue of Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine, this very special Valentine’s Day cake is dedicated with love to Chris. Can you spot why? The three-tiered white Wedding Cake is emblazoned with the lyrics to Love Song by The Cure, in full. It was a labour of … Read More

My Super Simple Geode Cake Tutorial

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Good morning, you gorgeous lot! Welcome back and welcome to 2017. I’ve been on a few unscheduled days off between Christmas and New Year… priding myself on so rarely being ill, I caught Chris’ cold and was a sorry sight! I tried to write but my heart, lungs, nose, and immune system in general was just not in it! So … Read More

Christmas Snowman Cake

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This was so much fun to film… a super quick Snowman Cake, just in time for Christmas. My fabulous collaborator, Emily Porter, and I are getting to grips with the technology and the kitchen space as we prepare for the full-on launch of my new YouTube Channel in the new year. If you want to be the first to see … Read More

Weekend Bakes: Join me at The Cake & Bake Show in London

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I am going to be baking all weekend… at The Cake & Bake Show, London ExCel. If you love to bake and are based anywhere near London, you are not going to want to miss the show. It starts tomorrow and runs until Sunday so you will have plenty of time to visit. Because I have the attention span of … Read More

The Cake & Bake Show London ExCel… Super News!

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Good afternoon, you gorgeous lot! I’m a little delayed in posting today due to the most wonderful day yesterday, which was spent feeding cake to a genuine musical hero of mine… If you follow me on social media (@restorationcake) you will have already seen the pictures but rest assured that you will be able to read all about the event … Read More