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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Nakey Cakey


How is your January going so far? I’ve mostly been hibernating for a week with this sort of non-cold cold, sketching cake plans and watching Friends re-runs. This set up also leads to a fair amount of scrolling time on Pinterest. It’s nice to start the year being inspired I think. I’ve been drawn to simple and naked cakes (you may have seen the awesome naked cake my Mum made for my birthday!) in an attempt to achieve a more relaxed vibe for the start of the year. It was also nice to make something that didn’t take too many hours, or days, and I whipped up this

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Mr and Mrs Bassett


I would have never thought that by the time the year was almost through, I would have made two wedding cakes. Whaaaaaaat. Making my first was one of the highlights of my year, but then the lovely Hayley and Mark got in touch and asked me to make theirs for their wedding this past weekend. Hayley was a few years above me at school and so it was great to reconnect with her, hear all about her wedding plans and discuss what they wanted for their cake design. I enjoyed the challenge of figuring out how to incorporate all of the elements they wanted into one cake, especially in a way that

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