February 2015

Love Heart Cupcakes


It’s that time of year again. Everything gets heart-shaped and love songy. I’ve made a lot of Valentine’s things over the years but thought I would stick with a classic for these cupcakes. Love hearts! I made teeny heart shaped biscuits using this small cutter and iced some traditional messages of love on them. As you can see I

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Carole King Cake


It’s almost unbelievable how good things turn out sometimes. Yesterday was my Dad’s birthday. Yesterday the new Carole King Musical ‘Beautiful’ had its first night of previews in London. My Dad is a HUGE Carole King fan. Ta da! The perfect birthday plans! (made even better by pre-theatre burgers at Shake Shack !!) I knew it would make his day to have the theme of the cake be the musical. I looked up some of the posters from the show from here and Broadway and designed it using the colours and patterns – you can see the examples below. So yeh. That’s a little young Carole King sitting on his cake. Of course. I covered the

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Frozen Cake


Last Saturday at around midday I found myself cider in-hand (yep I knew what time it was) at Sing-a-long Frozen. I, along with my sister, two friends and a cinema full of adult accompanied children belted out all the hits from the beloved film. It was seriously good fun, a great way to spend a rainy afternoon and it was the perfect way to get inspired for the Frozen themed cake I had to make this week. Well, that and the snow that fell midweek! This cake was for

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