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Snow Leopard And Cub Cake

Snow leopard cake

It was J’s birthday, and as he’s still snow leopard-mad, he requested (and by requested, I mean drew a design for and left it lying around the kitchen were he knew I would see it) a cake with a snow … Continue reading

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Kitten Playing Football

My youngest son requested a birthday cake with his new kitten, Bella, on. As his other favourite thing is football, I decided to combine the two and came up with this cake featuring his kitten playing football in the grass. … Continue reading

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World Cup

As Mr’s birthday fell on the first day of the World Cup, there was only one real choice for his cake this year. I carved this cake from sponge, then decorated it using fondant icing, which I sprayed with metallic … Continue reading

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Harvest Allotment Cake

Having two children, that means I need to provide two donations to the local harvest supper auction, so my second was this ¬†harvest allotment cake. With carrots, beetroot, parsnips, cauliflower, cabbages and potatoes, there is something for everyone (all made … Continue reading

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Harvest Scarecrow Cake

This harvest scarecrow cake was made as an¬†offering for the local church’s harvest festival supper. My sons’ school hold a supper, in conjunction with the church, followed by an auction, and the funds raised go towards supporting a child in … Continue reading

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Anfield Cake

When your soon-to-be 9 year old asks for a birthday cake in the shape of Anfield, what can you do? This is my usual madeira recipe, with vanilla buttercream and strawberry jam. I made the cake from two 8″ square … Continue reading

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Turbo Cake

I made this Turbo cake for my youngest son’s birthday. I used a bowl for the shell part of the cake and carved the head and body from a square cake, before icing and assembling. The eyes were made from … Continue reading

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Bouquet Celebration Cake

A bouquet celebration cake I made for a birthday tea party, this cake features a selection of cupcakes with raspberry buttercream frosting, mounted with skewers onto a polystyrene ball, intended to look like a flower arrangement. Each cake is an … Continue reading

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Liverpool Football Shirt Cake

Made for my son’s 8th birthday, this Liverpool football shirt cake is made from madeira sponge. I shaped the square cakes into a shirt shape, stacked them with his favourite jam filling, and coated the cake with a vanilla buttercream … Continue reading

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