Cake

Succulent Cake

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It’s been a while since I made Alexia a cake. Probably because my birthday is the day before hers and it’s always a bit hectic. This year she had a little party post-birthday weekend so made her this cake to celebrate. She, of course, loves plants and flowers and after a failed attempt at attending a terrarium class (don’t ask) I felt like she deserved some succulents, especially ones made of sugar. The cake itself is

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Day of the Dead Cake

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I’ve been really looking forward to making this cake. I was asked by the lovely Grainne to create something for her daughter’s 21st ‘Day of the Dead’ themed birthday party this past weekend. I LOVE this theme. Put simply it’s like Mexican Halloween or if you’re feeling particularly Spanish, Dias de Muertos. I adore it’s colourful vibe, patterns and of course the decorated skulls. I knew it would translate into

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80th Birthday Cake

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This might sound silly. I don’t know if it’s just me but even though I’ve been making cakes for a little bit now, I’m still a little amazed when the finished cake looks like my drawings or the picture in my mind. Yes, I’m aware that’s the point but it still seems new and exciting. I do really love designing cakes, trying to figure out what the person would love, the themes and flavours and putting them all together to create a little bit of happiness. Though, for this cakey creation you see before you, I had a few moments of

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Ibiza Cake

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Don’t get mad, but you’re probably reading this while I’m on a boat in Ibiza. Yep. My sister decided to celebrate her birthday in Ibiza this year, in time to catch the closing parties and visit our friend Katy who has been working out there the whole summer. I cant wait to party and have fun with our friends, to dance to David Guetta and of course Instagram sunsets. We had a family celebration this past weekend and felt it was only appropriate to make

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