Cheerio! back in late September

A very whizzy cheerio to you all. I will be internet-free as of now so won’t be able to follow your lovely creations. Will catch up when I get back. Thank you all of you for your wonderful friendship and support. Cars are loaded up …...

3D Cakes #3: Making Running Shoe Cakes

If you have ever wanted to make a pair of shoes but are not quite sure how to go about it, I hope this set of photos with brief explanations is helpful in some way. Each shoe cake is on a piece of thin cake card cut to size. It makes handling...

Sugar Modelling #1: Making the Jaguar XK150

This is not to scale as I was working fom photos and made my own measurements for this. All sugarpaste. I used foam which I cut to shape to set the bonnet shape overnight. I did not want to use wires for the wheel spokes so I created the ‘look’...

Making a 6" Round Battenberg Cake for a Wedding Cake

This was my practice session for the top tier of the Kenyan Roses Wedding cake. The bride and groom asked for the top tier to be a 6" round Battenberg. I made this tester cake using a guide I found on www.cookgoodfood.com. This was made using two...

3D Cakes #2: Making Simon's Mountaineering Boots

These have been my most popular cake and CakesDecor very kindly selected them as Editor’s Choice last year. I have been promising for ages to put together a guide to making these for those of you who have said ‘I can’t do that’. I hope you will...

Cake Boards #1: York Stone Effect

I received a lot of interest in this cake board for my latest cake which had a boot on it and so have put together a few pictures I took during the process. 1. Roll out fondant onto board. Mix the fondant to the lightest shade of the stone...

3D Cakes #1: Vintage Santa Boots and Sleepy Elves

Hope these picture groups are self-explanatory but please just ask if you have any questions! You will also find this tutorial on my Facebook page. thank you for looking and I hope this tutorial is helpful! ...

How I made a Sugarpaste Harley Davidson - 2010

I have been asked several times for a tutorial on this, so I have made this video which is a collection of photos I took at the time and is by no means the best way to do one. It is merely a guide if you haven’t made...