Category Archives: Novelty Cakes

‘Ruby Red’ Velvet Cakes (and Vegetable month)

Ruby Red.  Whisper her name. She’s pouty, artificial and preened to within an inch of her life, yet oozes charm.  She’s dressed immaculately in a fitted, tailored suit with patent killer heels.  She probably owns a multi-million pound company and … Continue reading

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Christmas Cakes 2012

Christmas Cakes 2012 – I wish I had photographs of all seven of them but sadly, I don’t! The end of 2012 became incredibly busy here.  I had a presentation/assignment to do for university, we moved house and I had … 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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Mummy Cake Pops!

These were LOVELY to make!! I can’t say they were copied/inspired/taken from anyone in particular – they were an accumulation of internet image searches for mummy cakes!  There were some really, really cute ones, despite how scary they were meant … Continue reading

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Halloween Skull Cake!

We are almost American about Halloween in our house. We LOVE it! “Guess what Moo?” “Erm… what?” “It’s all hallows eve’s ween’s weave’s weeney weeeeeeeeeeeen!” Maybe it’s the goth in me?  Yes, that’s exactly what it is.  Some of the … Continue reading

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Peppermint and Chocolate Battenberg

It’s been a fine, fine few days here in the North East of England. We’ve seen some spectacular weather, alongside some of the worst.  Hot and sunny or windy and raining.  A tale of two halves.  So what could be … 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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Cakebook Britain 2012

Why am I posting pictures of Chocolate Buttons, I hear you ask? Well, this is just a snippet from our entry for Cakebook Britain, 2012. Cakebook Britain 2012  A GIANT, edible map, covered in cake replicas of famous British landmarks. … Continue reading

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