Sunday, March 29, 2015


Happy 7th birthday to Teila!
This 3 tier cake incorporated several design requests - ombré ruffles, a little bit of bling and, of course, characters from her current favourite film! Entirely hand-made snowman on the top tier.
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Friday, March 20, 2015

St Patrick's Day Cupcakes

A corporate order of 4 dozen green velvet cupcakes for St Patrick's Day celebrations.
May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, And may trouble avoid you wherever you go! 
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Wedding Cake 'Varun'

This 5 tier ivory wedding cake, delivered to a central London hotel, was ordered by the groom's mother for a celebration which was actually taking place a week after the wedding... she said they have a celebration to welcome the bride and her family into their family. I love the sound of that - what a lovely tradition! The edible Cake Lace was actually over-piped which really gave it even more dimension and the hand-made ivory roses were highlighted with gold leaves, as well as gold filler flowers on top.  Because of the size of this cake (which you don't get a sense of in the photograph) it had to be finally assembled at the venue, hence the photo isn't as good as pictures I usually take...  however, the snap of the top tier which was transported on my lap whilst my husband drove, shows the gorgeous ivory roses and gold filler flowers, together with more of the over-piped Cake Lace.
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Ruby Anniversary Cake

Ruby Anniversary Cake
Egg-free lemon sponge for a 40th wedding anniversary. Decorated with hand-made sugar roses and hand-made beaded wire/jewellery trim.  Because the cake was to be egg-free, the inscription was done as an edible image.
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Monday, March 02, 2015

Planes, Trains & Automobies (and teddies!)

Planes, trains and automobiles... and teddies! Original design by Torturi de Vis. Also delivered with this cake was a 50 portion red velvet cake....
I received a lovely email from the customer today - 
Hi Suzanne,
Just wanted to drop a note and thank you for making an incredible cake for Ashwin. It looked awesome and was super delicious too.
Thanks again.
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Table Tennis Cake

Table tennis cake.
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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Busy week! Cookies and cupakes and cakes....

So, firstly this week, I had an order for some pretty, girly cupcake cookies as party favours.  Taylor's 13th birthday was an afternoon at a London venue and her mum wanted personalised cookie favours to give to her guests.  The colours she asked for were pink and turquoise.  I know from Taylor's mum that they were a big hit!

Next, came a Batman cake.... this was a delicious chocolate sponge with peanut butter buttercream.  I had the loveliest email from the customer  "Just wanted to say a massive thank you for the cake. By far had to be the best birthday cake I have had! I cannot seem to keep myself away from it!  Will most defiantly be ordering with you again!"  It always thrills me when a customer takes the time to let me know how much they've enjoyed a cake.  I hope Riad had a wonderful birthday!

Also this week were 3 dozen cupcakes with star sprinkles which were donated to a children's party which was raising funds for Haven House Children's Hospice.  Over ¬£500 was raised at the event, which I know will be much appreciated.

And finally, 6 dozen cupcakes were delivered to central London for an Oscar's themed event.  All toppers completely edible and hand-made.

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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Valentine's Cupcakes

Happy Valentine's Day
This customer always orders a dozen Valentine's cupcakes for her partner, with a couple saying 'Dad' for their daughter to give her daddy!  Vanilla sponge filled with soft vanilla buttercream and topped with sugarpaste discs with hand-made decorations (LOVE, Dad, bunting, bows, love letter envelopes and hearts)
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Friday, February 13, 2015

Mary Poppins Themed Cake

This was ordered by the mum of a friend of mine. Anyone who knows Sharron, knows how she's a real Mary Poppins and the children she looks after adore her! Now, if she could just pop her brolly up, fly over here and tidy up my kitchen, spit spot, with a clap of her hands, that would be marvelous!!! Apart from Mary herself on the cake, there are the birds at St Pauls, kites to fly and sweeps' brooms popping out of chimneys! 9" chocolate sponge covered with marzipan and then covered with sugarpaste. Inscription hand-piped with royal icing. Sorry I don't know who to credit with the original design, but I was given a photo of a cake....
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Sunday, February 08, 2015

Rugby Bar Mitzvah Cake

12"x10" rich fruit cake...  this bad boy weighed over 7kg, just marzipanned - that's before the sugarpaste or cake board or topper!  
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