Xmas cake class/ workshop

Well, 2nd last class for the year done and dusted… The girls enjoyed the class ( they all did the full course that i offer) learned new techniques like bows and how to cover a fruit cake with marzipan and fondant etc etc.. Thereafter we all...

Smoothing fondant without a smoother..

Hi All I have been so busy (and tired) that I haven’t had time to post cakes or anything. We had to make the airplane cake last week and off course like it goes left it to do last…luckily I read somewhere on Pinterest a while back that you can...

Recipies #1: Modeling Paste

500grams white fondant/plastic icing 15ml Tylose 10ml egg white (run through a sieve – use just the watery part) 30grams Holsum fat (shortening) Mix the tylose well into the fondant. Add the egg white and mix well.. Add the shortening and...

How- to #1: Make a giant cupcake cake without a cupcake pan

So here’s the thing…. I was asked to make a Giant cupcake cake on short notice for a six year old girl’s birthday party. I thought , no problem, I have the pan(which I bought over a year ago and have never used!) .Quoted my single layer cake...

Tuesday Stacking class

So the course came to an end with the second stacking class on Tuesday.. I was pleasantly surprised again with the quality of the the flowers they brought with to decorate their cakes.. It is so amazing to see someone start a course with...

Stacking class

Another busy week with orders (no complaints) and the last in the series of classes/workshops today. Some of the girls stay in touch and even become friends. I asked them to bring flowers or anything they want to finish their 3 tier cake with. We...

Awesome lady

I know I said I am going o blog…so much to do in so little time! I have been so busy what with classes and cakes, hardly had time to upload pictures… Anyway, on the 27th July I had a class/workshop where I teach how to make a few flowers like...

My first blog

I am new to this blogging thing… I blogged a few years ago under a alias mainly to get rid of my fears and uncertainties after my mom was diagnosed with parkinson’s disease….. This is going to be completely different..i’m going to write about...