Cake

Granny’s Hydrangea Cake

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My grandmother is pretty damn amazing. Today she turned 93. She’s super funny, has great chat (she tells the best stories, I especially like the ones about things she ate as a kid in New York) and she has more energy for life than I do at 26.

She has a thing for pink and flowers so that’s normally the theme for her birthday cakes. This year I wanted to use fresh flowers and something other than roses, which I’d done for her before. I fell totally in love with these pink-edged hydrangeas. Hydrangeas aren’t the wisest option for cake flowers – they need ALL the water and wilt super quick. I combated this by decorating the cake with flowers right before I took it over to her. Definitely don’t try and

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Easter Bunny Drip Cake

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Hope you’re spending your weekend eating hot cross buns, wearing bunny ears and hanging with your favourite people. I’ve been preparing for Easter for about a month now by eating fistfuls of mini eggs daily, icing egg biscuits and dreaming up bunny drip cakes. I find Easter to be one of the cuter celebrations – all baby animals and pastel colours. So I made this

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A Most Curious Wedding Fair with Prezola

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The lovely ladies at gift registry company Prezola got in touch to see if I would provide some cakes for their stand at The Most Curious Wedding Fair this weekend. I was really excited as I attended the fair last year with Alexia and it was brilliant. It’s full of creative people exhibiting their alternative wedding businesses. If you want a cool wedding this is the place to head. The Truman Brewery is full of quirky cakes, dreamy dresses and Instagramable stationary this weekend. There are a few of my favourite spots from last night’s Press Preview below!

But let me tell you about the cakes I made first. I made one two tier cake and lots of minis (go visit the ladies on the stand and they will give you a cheeky sample!) The cakes were to match the gorgeous Pip Studio ceramics they have which was a very exciting brief. I was asked to make something

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Star Wars Cake

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Guys, I’m a little bit obsessed with this cake. If it wasn’t for the cutest little boy turning 7, I don’t think I would have parted with it. I was so over excited that the brief was Star Wars. I loved the new movie and have been wanting to make a mega Star Wars themed cake ever since. You can see my rough sketch for the cake below. It included his favourite characters BB8 and Chewbacca and, of course, the Millennium Falcon. It also has a Kylo Ren, whose light sabre is also the birthday candle AND (my favourite part) the Death Star, which is also a mini piñata cake. The cake itself is

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