Paper Peony Cake

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I think I’m pretty late to the party but over the past few months I’ve been learning new and cool things from Craftsy. I’d been hearing about it for a while, but not had the time to sit down and try out a class. When I saw that one of my fave cake makers Stevi Auble of ‘Hey There Cupcake’ had a wafer paper flower class I was all over it. I bought the stuff. Did the class and made this cake. It was such a great way to learn something new. Super clear and

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Cake for Luisa

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That crazy fun cousin of mine Luisa is over from America visiting. We’ve had the best few days hanging out. We danced to S Club at the O2, took afternoon tea at Sketch, went for a proper English roast and ate lots of this cake. It was her birthday just before she arrived so I wanted to have a little belated celebration with her. For a while now I’ve been inspired by Katherine Sabbath and my Instagram feed is constantly full of delicious looking cakes dripping with ganache. I wanted to give it a go myself. So I chose to do an Oreo cake with a milk chocolate ganache drip. THE best combo. I made

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S Club Cupcakes

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I’m overwhelmed with excitement and nostalgia. These cupcakes are celebrating the fact that S Club 7 have reunited and I get to sing and dance to all those amazing songs that made my childhood so much fun. This weekend they were ‘Bringing it all Back’ to the O2 and I made these cupcakes inspired by the tour. They featured the

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Shoe Cake

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I destroyed the only pair of shoes I’ve ever truly loved. I had this pair of black velvet heels that had this swirly rose on the front and they were perfect. Not too high but tall enough. The velvet made them soft so they never rubbed and they were comfortable, oh so comfortable. I had them for years so were nicely worn in. Sadly I can’t even remember where they came from. Heaven probably. I loved them so much that when I started 6th form and didn’t have to wear uniform anymore but a suit situation instead, I decided that these heels, not ballet pumps like most others, would also be the most appropriate choice of footwear for me. At this point I was walking to school, only a five ish minute journey from door to desk but off I would trot in these heels most days. After two years of tottering down the muddy path in the rain the shoes had had it. The velvet wore away at the front and turned a bit green and the heels looked like they had been chewed up from me hooking them on various classroom stools. While I’ll never fully give my heart to another pair I really did love making this cake and sugar shoe. This cake was for

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