Tag Archives: buttercream

Back to Black

Here’s my slightly different take on the Monogram Cupcake trend, which has been inspired by Sophia Mya Cupcakes.  For me, it’s more edgy and a step away from all things pink, pretty and fluffy.  The cupcakes are decorated with different … Continue reading

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Whisky-a-go-go!

You wait around for ages and then two orders for whisky themed birthday cakes come along at once. Bob turned 75 this year.   His family wanted to celebrate with a cake.  I created a cake with an edible label of … Continue reading

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Wish list

Dear Santa, I have been good this year.  I’ve not burnt a single cake in 2017 and I’ve not even been tempted to ‘lick the spoon’.  If you’ve not bought my presents yet, any of these will come in handy … Continue reading

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Mellow yellow

Things got a little warmer and brighter in the Delights Kitchen. I made a lemon cake with lemon buttercream and lemon curd. The cake was decorated with, you guessed it…yellow decorations: • Candles • Satin ribbon • Metallic edible paint … Continue reading

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Birthday Biscuits

I’m a busy mum. As we head towards the end of each week, I’m surprised with the amount I am able to achieve, yet I sometimes still feel overwhelmed with what is still left on my to-do list. My eldest … Continue reading

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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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Friday Fun: Has anyone seen that cake?

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Cakes for an Ace

Tennis ace, Rachael Porsz celebrated her 30th birthday recently. I created this cake for her. A rich chocolate cake with Oreo Cookie buttercream. The cake was decorated with an edible photo of Rachael in action. I included the lyrics to … Continue reading

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Hope you had a cool yule

I must be honest. I needed to make a festive cake for an event…Pronto! I’m not sure why, but I went back in time (waaay back), to my Home Economics class in secondary school. One of the things we were … Continue reading

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Candy Girl

We’re knocked for six that our little lady is six years old. Miss Phoebe has grown up around cakes and all things sweet (and we have to monitor her sweet tooth, even though she insists she is head of Quality … Continue reading

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