Wedding Cake Wednesday: Elegance in Grey & Pearl

I loved creating this cake for Ollie and Gracie. Grey is one seriously sophisticated colour for a Wedding Cake. A fairly simple concept of cascading pearls makes this cake deceptively simple. However, when you consider that each pearl was piped by hand and then hand-painted, there is some intricacy in simplicity. To enable this cake to be stacked seamlessly, a … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: A Pair of Star-Crossed Lovers

The joy of being a bespoke Wedding Cake Designer is that I am afforded the opportunity to work with some genuinely interesting couples. Charlotte and Matthew are that! I can honestly say that I learned so much in the hour or so that we sat together for their wedding cake consultation! Matthew is passionate about the study of astronomy – … Read More

Rainbow Unicorn Cake Tutorial in RocknRoll Bride Magazine

I am so excited to share these pictures with you! I created a DIY tutorial for RocknRoll Bride Magazine which has been featured in Issue 14 OUT IN STORES TOMORROW. RocknRoll Bride is the authority on alternative wedding styling and I am thrilled to be a little part of this latest, stunning piece of print media. For those of you who know the … Read More

Wedding Cake Wednesday: Chocolate Drip Cake

Those of you who follow me on Instagram will know that I delivered two very different Wedding Cakes on Saturday. The cakes were very different because these were two very different Weddings and each cake needed to fit perfectly within the day. This week, I will be looking at the second of these cakes on my delivery day. My handsome assistant, … Read More

I’ve Been Doing This for Ten Years Now

In a little departure from Fashion on Friday, I thought I should share this with you. Chris reminded me this morning that it has been ten years since I made my first Wedding Cake. On 14th April 2007, I delivered 150 cupcakes to Lyse and Ziggy’s wedding. These friends were getting hitched and I loved to bake so offered cupcakes … Read More

A House of York Wedding Cake

Who’s looking forward to a four-day weekend? I vow to spend at least one day stuffing my face full of chocolate eggs and resting up before the Foodies Festival season kicks off at the end of the month. In the meantime, I’m happy to tell you that the latest issue of Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft Magazine is now available in … Read More

Squires Kitchen Exhibition 2017

What a wonderful weekend I had at the 31st annual Squires Kitchen Exhibition. Though it is far from the largest cake show of the year, held in the labyrinthine Farnham Maltings, it is one of the most inspiring. Squires Kitchen have been innovating with their sugarcraft products since the late 80s. Founded by a genuine sugarcrafter, the company works closely … Read More

I Would Love to Bake a Cake for… Grace Kelly

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

Wedding Cake Wednesday: A Touch of Metallic

Good morning, you gorgeous lot. You may have noticed that I am not sharing any new Wedding Cakes at present; this is because we are very much ‘out of season’. Whilst I am lucky enough to have a few wonderful winter couples, generally the Wedding season kicks off in April. That’s when it gets busy! So I wanted to share … Read More

A Love Song Cake for Valentine’s Day

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