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  • Checkerboard Cake

    I made this cake for a friend’s birthday, and it was cut pretty much immediately. I took the photograph from my mobile phone, after a few shots of vodka – which explains why it looks too bright and is so strangely composed. This was a layering of two cakes – one chocolate and one vanilla, […]

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  • DIY Fondant

    An easy-peasy, relatively inexpensive DIY version of fondant. If you’re wondering what fondant is, it’s the doughy stuff used to make the sugar decorations that sit on top of cakes, like these: The strawberry cupcake toppers are made entirely of fondant. Both the base of the icing, as well as the stars, are made from […]