Hello world! Sorry for the delay I've been flat out and after a little incident that left my laptop screen broken and having to move to the PC it has left me unmotivated. Today I'm posting the 70th Birthday Cake I made for my Father-in-law. He celebrated in fine form with about 50 of his friends … Continue reading 70’s not old for a Fossil
Hi All, Just a quick one today just to let you know I'm back into the swing of things. Monthly cakes are back on the menu and I'm hoping to maybe try a few other things through out the year. I have a 70th birthday, a 40th anniversary and a wedding cake booked in already … Continue reading Trippple Choc!
Hi All, I hope you have all had a great Christmas / New Year break with friends and family like I have !! Everyone likes a 2 for 1 deal right? Well that's what I gave to my friends and family for my 40th birthday party. I know I'm the one that should get the presents … Continue reading A 2 for 1 deal of the Year !!
Hi everyone, Well its another first today, my first graduation cake. I was asked to make the cake for the year 6 graduation dinner so of course I said yes. The only requirements were that it was chocolate cake and it had year 6 graduation 2016 written on it. I was pretty happy with the … Continue reading Class of 2016
Hi everyone, I have tried a new decorating style today. I was on Pinterest looking for some inspiration for my 40th birthday cake (which I still haven't settled on ) and saw a sunflower cake which I thought I'd try. By the way if you have any ideas for my birthday cake let me know in … Continue reading I ain’t no van Gogh
Hi all, I've been having a good run on cakes of late and getting to challenge my skills with some new techniques and decorating styles. Over the weekend I decided to move away from the cakes for a couple of days and into world of laminated dough. My son always asks to help me when … Continue reading The rise and fall of baking.
Hello Every body, Today's post has an element of fun about it. The school my son goes to selected a group of students last year to design a new playground! The school is really pushing forward with the new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) programs and this was one of their projects. The students … Continue reading Come out and PLAY !!
Hi Everyone, Well I just got back from a lovely weekend up in the hills of Bellingen where I had the privilege of making the wedding cake for our dear friends on their beautiful wedding day. What an experience! I have to say this is another first for me. This is only the second wedding … Continue reading Congratulations Mr & Mrs ….!
Hi Everyone, How glorious is this spring weather we are having here in the merry old land of OZ! and what better way to celebrate it than with a petal cake. Bright and vibrant just like the spring flowers. I was encouraged to try this cake by one of my wife's friends and being someone … Continue reading Spring has Sprung!
Hi everyone I thought I'd try something a bit different this time so I haven't made your traditional cake I've made Bienenstich or bee sting cake. I came across a great pastry website called Joe Pastry while looking for a Napoleon slice or as I know it vanilla slice recipe. Let me take you on … Continue reading Bee Sting? OUCH!!