Category Archives: Birthday cakes

Two Tier Vanilla Bean Cake

Had a whale of a time doing this one!!!  The cascade of glittery roses….  it’s a form of therapy making them. This post is just for show – no recipes here today! Then I was asked to do a Tinkerbell … Continue reading

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Peppa Pig Vanilla Bean Birthday Cake (with a pink heart running through)

This one’s just for show! Thanks to Gill at work for trusting me to make this and to the other Jill for the book which has inspired me to keep baking… 🙂  I’m sad we don’t get to talk cake … Continue reading

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Celebration Carrot Cake (Sunderland AFC!)

I LOVE a good excuse to make a birthday cake and, even better, this one was a very special birthday cake.  An 80th birthday cake for a stout Sunderland AFC supporter… EIGHTY! You’d NEVER know it. So, we decided to … Continue reading

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Mummy Cake

Now I know it’s not Halloween!  Really, I do. But it has been mega, mega, mega busy at work and blogging feels like a luxury I just don’t have these days. Nevermind, here we are. Better late than never. This … Continue reading

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Birthday Carrot Cake

What sort of cake do you make for a little sis who’s sparkly, bubbly, funny, beautiful and well-travelled? And slightly mad?!!  (JK, sis, JK!) It had to be bright and bold. It had to be carrot cake, with deliciously decadent … Continue reading

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Zombie Cake

Night of the Living Dead? No. I know, I know.  NOT the prettiest cake on the blog!! But, for a little boy’s seventh birthday, it had to be gross, right?  He’s obsessed with zombies, but the funny thing is, if … Continue reading

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Carved Selfridges Cake (Cakebook Britain)

Finally, it’s back to normal and regular posting!!  A mad last couple of weeks at school and then the first week away on the South Coast of Britain, ‘wild camping’ hasn’t left much time for blogging, but, as promised, here … Continue reading

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Oasis Guitar Cake…..

The chocolate, royal iced Oasis Guitar cake I made DURING OUR OFSTED INSPECTION … Yes. Go on. Respect where respect’s due….. I really don’t mind if you clap.  Or even “Hurrah!” I am such a martyr to my baking… LOL! … Continue reading

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Lemon Drizzle Anniversary Cake with Calla Lilies

Please visit me: http://www.facebook.com/MoosPantry Phew!! I normally try to blog on Wednesdays and at the weekend, but this demanded so much attention that I didn’t get around to Wednesday! In fact, just WHERE did Wednesday go??!! Wednesday was baking evening. … Continue reading

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21st Birthday Cake

Isn’t this a flamboyant cake?! Three layers of moist madeira cake, topped with white chocolate and ‘stuff’. The brief? Ultra-girly. The roses are handmade: This is the first time I’ve ever made roses. I used a tutorial in my favourite … Continue reading

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