Category Archives: Vintage

Shall we dance?

Kath loves to dance, she danced her way through life doing ballroom dancing. For her 80th birthday cake, I had to incorporate something relating the grace and style of dancing. This vanilla sponge cake with vanilla buttercream and raspberry jam … Continue reading

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Bless the bride

It was lovely to make these cupcakes, early one Saturday morning, for a special bridal shower breakfast, for a bride-to-be. A week before her wedding a group of us girlies got together for a breakfast and just to bless this … Continue reading

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Delightful and Dainty

Not so long ago, I teamed up with Candy Rain to create these scrumptious scenes for a candy buffet.  Candy buffets are an American concept, but the craze is catching, on this side of the pond.  Candy buffets are great for guests; not … Continue reading

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Anniversary cake

I’ll never forget Saturday 15 June 2002.  It was the day that England beat Denmark 2-0 in the World Cup…It was also my wedding day (I was five minutes late because I was watching the football).  We celebrated our ten year … Continue reading

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Vintage Rose Cupcakes and Cookies

With the Chelsea Flower Show looming, I took some inspiration from the vintage rose theme to create these cupcakes and cookies.   I love this delightful theme.  Vintage rose is all about softness, femininity, grace and being oh-so dainty.  I can see these blush coloured cupcakes … Continue reading

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