Mermaid cake

A beautiful mermaid cake with macarons and fondant decoration. This was the first time I tried a “shaped” macaron and I’m really happy with how it turned out. They are just hearts, so it’s not the most challanging shape, but it’s a first step. I love the colours of this cake, the colour scheme was…

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Cracked fault line cake “for men”

An absolute favourite from last week. Arathy surprised her husband for his birthday and she requested a few details for the cake, such as a BMW logo, dog paws, footballs and a bow tie. So I came up with the idea of a fault line cake which she really liked. Then during the process I…

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White and blue wedding macarons

Delicious macarons in a variety of flavoursย ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ย #lekker They look super pretty on this plate, but looked even prettier on the beautiful macaron stand, made by the gorgeous bride, Mariska.ย ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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Frozen birthday cake

Frozen cake ๐Ÿ˜ I love playing with textures. So much can be done with buttercream… ๐Ÿ˜Š I chose this specific technique to imitate ice. I hope you like it because I totally do! For the party they also ordered some macarons and meringue swirls to put on the sweet table. I hope I’ll be able…

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Carrot cake with a koala

Giulia’s baby girl turned 6 months old last week, so they celebrated with a little carrot cake with creamcheese frosting. This rustic carrot cake was decorated with a koala (made by my talented mum ๐Ÿ˜) and some cheesecake macarons (made by me). ๐Ÿ˜‹ I had some leftover and it was so delicious. ๐Ÿฅณ @ Leiden,…

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Andrea&Vincent’s happy wedding cake and sweet table – cake, cupcakes, macarons

And here is the other wedding cake from today decorated with mini cupcakes. ๐Ÿ˜ This cake was actually the bride’s original idea, I’ve never seen it somewhere else before and we weren’t even sure how it would turn out. I think it is really beautiful, especially together with the cupcakes and macarons. On the first…

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Oh Baby – gender reveal cake

I love when I am asked to make a cake like this. I’ve been following Inge and Niels’ story since they got engaged. It feels so amazing being “the baker” of a family. They are expecting their first child and they asked me to make a pretty gender reveal cake. I am so happy how…

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Valentine’s Day

Vanilla cake for an early celebration of Valentine’s day. I practiced with macarons and meringues again.ย 

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Drip cake with macarons

On Thursday Gillian arrived in Leiden from the UK to celebrate her son’s 21st birthday. She asked me to make a cake for this special occasion. It was my favourite cream: vanilla-raspberry and I used macarons for decoration as requested. I hope they liked it too and that they had a wonderful celebration.

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