Last-Minute Pirate Birthday Cake

Last-Minute Pirate Birthday Cake

This was definitely a last-minute pirate birthday cake. The client called me a day before, when I was pretty booked up, but I love pirate cakes and they were kinda stuck, so I took it on… he sent a pic of a somewhat pale cake compared to what I deem exciting. But I think it’s … Read more

Aeroplane Birthday and Anniversary Cake

Aeroplane Birthday and Anniversary Cake

This aeroplane cake was for a couple who visited South Africa for some significant moments in their life. It was both the husband and the wife’s 40th birthday and their anniversary. They also made use of the opportunity to renew their vows. The man is a pilot and flies this model of aircraft. The cake … Read more

Coolest Minions Cakes

Smirky Minion

I know so many minion cakes have been popping up, but I hope mine will make the grade as the coolest! I used five 20cm (8′) round cakes to build up the height. I carved the top one to give it the rounded shape. It is a lovely vanilla cake, with vanilla butter cream. I … Read more

A Look into the Life of a Bidding Journo Cake

A Look into the Life of a Bidding Journo Cake

This young man’s mom asked me to fashion a cake on his life. It is a 21st birthday cake and she wanted to highlight all his interests and achievements. This is how she described him: He is quite the ladies man, I think he is a bit of a player. He is a keen sportsman, … Read more

“Kid’s Got Swag…” Cake

My friend asked me to make this cake and I had NO IDEA what to create to portray the “kid’s got swag” concept! I looked up the meaning and thought, OK it basically means “cool”. So shades were a definite, maybe a peak cap, and something to show stardom – film star, rock star… So … Read more

Jake and the Neverland Pirates Birthday Cake

Jake and friends at it again!3

Who doesn’t love pirates?! and the new generation, a group of young but formidable foes of Captain Hook make me feel like going back to my childhood, but with all the new characters out there! *Peter Pan I still love you and Wendy, just saying… This cake took so long to make and I was … Read more

Suitcase Cake for a Farewell

Suitcase Cake for a Farewell

I got a distress call from my hairdresser one Saturday who said another client of his was in dire straits as she was trying to make a suitcase cake for her daughter who was leaving for Chile along with another schoolmate. I responded to the call and said she was welcome to come over on the … Read more

Golf Themed 50th Birthday Cake

Golf Themed 50th Birthday Cake

Hi all, here’s my golf themed cake I did for a 50th birthday for a male. I tried to incorporate a few of the elements that go with golf – the green, the argyle pattern on the base tier to represent the golf sweater, the golf cart (my favorite) and bag and ball. Then there … Read more