Happy Halloween! Headless Man Tutorial

Tweet I’m not usually a fan of Halloween (in the slightest, if truth be told) but this year we are taking our children to Lowther Castle and Gardens for their Haunted Halloween event. Amongst the plethora of spectacularly scary activities, such as falconry displays and snot making, ghost hunting and wicked witchcraft, there is the traditional […]

Autumnal Cake

Tweet I made this autumnal cake for the school harvest festival auction. It’s a maderia sponge, filled with raspberry jam and buttercream, covered with white fondant icing and decorated with fondant icing autumn leaves and harvest mice. I shaped the leaves by rolling the soft icing around cylinders of varying sizes until they had hardened, […]