Teletubbies cake

I loved making this sweet custom designed Teletubbies cake for baby S’s first birthday. When R first contacted me, I had just about heard of Teletubbies– never made a cake in that theme. R was a dream customer! She chose her cake flavour, told me how many guests she’d have attending the party, and left the…

Tyger, Tyger….

The Tyger Tyger Tyger, burning bright, In the forests of the night; What immortal hand or eye, Could frame thy fearful symmetry? In what distant deeps or skies. Burnt the fire of thine eyes? On what wings dare he aspire? What the hand, dare seize the fire? And what shoulder, & what art, Could twist…

Theobroma- Food of the Gods

……And the food of mournful, moping, moms. The last week has been full of frenetic activity. The Dee (short for Diva) was leaving- for a short holiday in Europe before going back to school in the US. There were gifts to be bought, appointments made, cakes to be baked, clothes dry cleaned. And chocolate truffles….

Pigs in Mud Cake Take 2

I loved making this cake- this time with some planning and preparation. Which means I went out and bought kit kats. Which kid doesn’t like kit kats? Heck, who doesn’t like kit kats? I had a hard time not eating all of them myself! Three layers of delicious chocolatey goodness, sandwiched together with milk chocolate…

Deep, Dark and Devilish Decadence

I have many recipes for chocolate cake, and each time I think I’ve found my ultimate one, a new cake comes along, and I absolutely have to try it. I just can’t pass it up! I read about Tish Boyle’s Deep Dark Chocolate Cupcakes, on several blogs and decided I’d try them out. I made…

Pigs in Mud Cake!

I saw a picture of a cake on the Internet recently. A picture that had gone viral! A cake so cute, that I thought of it constantly. And finally here it is! This was an 8″ chocolate cake that I filled and covered with ganache. I didn’t have kitkats, so used Redondo chocolate cookies, which…

Cakes, cakes and more cakes!

I did a fabulous class learning from the amazing Sharon Wee, last week. She is a great teacher- calm, friendly and reassuring. She shared a lot of tips and told us interesting stories about the Sydney market for cakes. Here is my cake, unadorned And here it is, in all it’s beauty…. And here is…