Two Very Different Wedding Cakes…

… equals one very busy week! I wanted to share these pictures of the two Wedding Cakes that I baked, decorated, and hand delivered last week. This really shows how fabulous my job is! Because I am committed to creating bespoke cakes for every couple that I work with, my Wedding Cakes can end up being at completely different ends … Read More

Royal Icing Piping Class with Ceri DD Griffiths!

I am passionate about learning. We should always be opening to learning new things and acknowledge the fact that none of us could ever hope to know it all. My love of cake decorating – which later became my vocation and means of paying my mortgage (!) – led me to take my very first classes back in 2007. I … Read More

PICTURES: Rockabilly Rebel Cupcakes at The Higgins

On Saturday, I hosted the first of my cake decorating classes at The Higgins, Bedford. Starting as I mean to go on, and in honour of my wonderfully rock’n’roll friends in my new hometown, my first class was the Rockabilly Rebel Cupcake class. Students in this class learn how to top cupcakes with sugarpaste and then decorate them using silicone moulds, handmade sugar … Read More

‘Tis the Season…

June is marching towards us with increasing pace, meaning only one thing to your friendly neighbourhood Cake Designer… it’s Wedding Season! I confess to being slightly terrified of my diary over the next few months and catching up on a little R&R ahead of the early baking mornings that approach with the warm summer days. So I thought I would … Read More

Carrot Cake at Foodies Festival Brighton

A huge thank you to everyone who braved the bracing sea air to visit Foodies Festival on Hove Lawns in Brighton on Saturday! I had the best time Burlesque Baking in the Tasting Theatre and whipping up a Carrot Cake with my darling John Whaite in the Chefs’ Theatre. As promised, I wanted to share the recipe for my Carrot Cake with … Read More

Interview in Cakes & Sugarcraft Magazine

So how was our long weekend, you gorgeous lot? Mine was spent at the Foodies Festival in Brighton and those of you who follow me on Twitter, Instagram, and now Periscope*, will have seen all behind the scenes already. Get on those social media outlets now! To begin our working week, I wanted to let you know that I have a wonderful … Read More

Let Them Tweet Cake: Day Five

I was saving this one… I was waiting… we are all waiting, right? When are we going to meet that second lovely Royal Baby? When is Prince Gorgeous George going to be a big brother? When is Kensington Palace going to become something more akin to London Zoo? *I am reliably told, by my own Mother, that having two small … Read More

Let Them Tweet Cake: Day Four

Nothing brings out the sunshine quite like a zesty slice of Lemon Drizzle Cake. Whether it rain or shine this Bank Holiday Weekend, there can be nothing nicer than this to enjoy over tea with friends, family, or just in front of the telly box! Continuing this series of YouTube videos from the last two weeks on the #letthemtweetcake campaign … Read More

Let Them Tweet Cake: Day Three

Happy Hump Day, everybody! As we reach the half way point of this fabulous week, I thought I should share with you the video for John and my Ultimate Cupcake masterclass taken from our appearance on Lorraine. Why now? Well, if you fancy a simple weekend bake with a little light decoration, you have time to order in all of … Read More

Let Them Tweet Cake: Day Two

I cannot tell you how overwhelming the public response to our #letthemtweetcake campaign was! When we asked you to send in pictures of your cakes, I never anticipated to see so many of you getting involved. Seriously, the pictures were coming in thick and fast and they were really REALLY good. Today, I fancy a slice of Chocolate Cake. Over … Read More