Dino birthday cake

I love international surprises! 😍 Carina contacted me from South Africa saying that she’ll soon be visiting her friend, Karen on her birthday and would like to surprise her with a dino cake. She sent me some photos for inspiration and this is what I came up with. When Carina came to pick the cake…

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Lion King cake

I have accumulated a lot of cake photos, but haven’t had the time to share them yet. I’ll be on holiday for a few days from Sunday and may have time to catch up then, depending on our plans. We will visit relatives in Porto, Portugal. I’ve never been there before, so I am pretty…

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Mermaid cake

Got a last minute order, because the original baker dropped out. Challenge accepted – I thought. I got the order around 10 am on Friday and I also had to cover and decorate the geode cake which you might have seen. And I was finished by 1:30 am.  Yes, it would have been quicker without…

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Italian ceramics – painted lemon trees

Silvana recently came back from Italy where she fell in love with ceramics. She asked me for something lemon related and she sent me a photo (see first photo) of the colours that she likes. Vanilla cake with lemon buttercream (made of my extra delicious lemon curd) with raspberries. I think this cake was my…

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