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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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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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Autumnal Cake

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 … Continue reading

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