Coolest Homemade Anemone Flower Birthday Cake

Coolest Flower Birthday Cake

I made this flower birthday cake for my mum’s 90th birthday as she loved anemones. They are good fun to make and come in such a wide range of beautiful colors. I started with a basic 10 inch Victoria sponge and covered it with white fondant icing! The anemones are also made with fondant icing … Read more

Anniversary Bears Cake

Anniversary Bears Cake

I made this Bears cake for my daughter and son-in-law’s 5th wedding anniversary. The end result was really effective and it was quite easy to do. I started with a basic Victoria sponge cake and covered it with colored fondant icing. The bears are also made with fondant icing strengthened with Tylo powder which helps … Read more

Flower Power Birthday Cake

Flower Power Birthday Cake

This cake is a 10 inch basic Victoria sponge covered with white fondant icing. The daisies and leaves are also made from fondant icing with edible colourants and are cut out with a small daisy plunger cutter and left to dry until easier to handle without breaking as they are very delicate. The centers are … Read more

Cool Homemade Retirement Cake

Cool Homemade Retirement Cake

I made this retirement cake for my friend’s mum who was retiring as a district nurse. The Victoria sponge cake was covered with white fondant icing, everything else was made with fondant icing colored and strengthened with Tylo powder. The nurse was made in sections starting with the legs then the skirt, body, arms and … Read more

Cats with a Ball of Yarn Birthday Cake

Cats with a Ball of Yarn Birthday Cake

This ball of yarn birthday cake was made for my daughter for her birthday. The cake is a basic Victoria sponge covered with white fondant icing, the ball of wool was made by forming a ball with white icing and rolling pink fondant icing into long thin strips and the very carefully wrapping them around … Read more

Flower Cake for Mother’s Day

Flower Cake for Mother's Day

I made this cake for Mother’s Day last year and was chuffed with the end result. The cake is a basic Victoria sponge covered with white fondant icing, the poppies and leaves are also fondant icing colored with edible food coloring and molded by hand to form the poppy shapes. The word mum was made … Read more

Awesome 90th Birthday Cake

Awesome 90th Birthday Cake

I made this cake for my dad’s 90th birthday and he was thrilled. I started with a basic Victoria sponge cake recipe and the covered with white fondant icing. ¬†Everything else was made by mixing fondant icing with various colors ( I tried to copy the color of his chair etc to make it personal … Read more

Gone Fishing Birthday Cake

Gone Fishing Birthday Cake

My son-in-law’s passion is canoe fishing so thought it would be a brilliant idea to make him a fishing cake to reflect his hobby. The cake is a basic Victoria sponge mix with a jam and buttercream filling, covered with fondant icing. The fondant covering involved just mixing white fondant with Wilton’s blue colouring until … Read more