Surprise inside Race car cake

I made this for my car crazy nephew who turned four recently. He also loves Cadbury’s Gems, and Cadbury’s Shots, so I decided to combine his love for the two into a Race car cake – with a surprise inside!

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 – …

Faux Royal Icing

Recipe for a faux royal icing, when you don’t have much time, or don’t want to use eggs. Royal icing traditionally uses egg white, icing sugar and lemon juice to create a thick frosting that becomes hard on drying. The white frosting base on each cake is royal icing. And …

Rainbow Cake

This is a lovely cake that’s easy to make and well worth the effort. Kids and adults alike will be drawn to this colourful cake! Recipe and more photos under the cut.

Butterfly Cake

This is actually the most popular pin on my ‘Recipes’ board, so I thought I’d give it a whirl and see how easy it was to actually DO. See how self sacrificing I am? Doing the difficult things so you, my readers, don’t have to. Because of course it was …