80th birthday cake

Ballet and Blooms


Happy New Year! I hope 2016 is a wonderful one for you. Sorry if you’re on a health, no sugar, vegan, whatever kick but there’s going to be lots of cakey and foodie travel posts coming up this week. Having a little catch up to ease myself in to this year. Starting with this 80th birthday cake I made just before Christmas. I wanted to keep it pretty and floral while still

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80th Birthday Cake


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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