First Birthday Cake – giraffe cake topper

My youngest has just turned one! She’s a real cutie (if I say so myself) and I’ve loved every minute of her first year in the world (though I won’t miss the sleeplessness of the first few months). It’s been such a delight to watch her develop and explore the world around her, so I…

Mum’s Seventieth Birthday Cake – fondant roses and cake lace

My Mum has just turned seventy and a while ago asked me to make her a special birthday cake. She was very specific. She wanted an ivory fondant covered cake with white lace and pink fondant roses on top. She had planned a family luncheon and thought a lovely cake would be a nice present…

Vanilla Butter Cake with Buttercream Icing

My Mother is having a significant birthday next month and she has decided that my present to her will be a decorated cake for the family get together. Since I have no idea what to get her, a cake seems like a great idea. Of course being very particular, she wants a vanilla butter cake…