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Alice In Wonderland Baby Shower

May 25th, 2015 by Gemma | Comments Off on Alice In Wonderland Baby Shower

There’s nothing more fun than being our own clients! We usually use it as an excuse to test out new recipes and go a little overboard. Our baby shower cake was no exception. We had an Alice in Wonderland theme so finally decided on the Caterpillar atop his mushroom asking “whooo are youuu?” as the […]

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Cthulhu Cake

Dec 2nd, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Cthulhu Cake

la! la! Cthulhu Fthagn! All hail the Greatest of Old Ones, worshiped by cultists and feared. How to turn something that is described as unspeakable or the “sticky spawn of stars” into cake. Thankfully some brave souls lingered and before the madness took them described “a monster of vaguely anthropoid outline, but with an octopus-like […]

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Butterflies

Jun 17th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Butterflies

First up came the blue morpho butterfly. A strawberry cake with a vanilla buttercream. After considering my options I decided that painting the butterfly onto the cake was going to be the best method. So when just a few weeks later I was asked for a monarch butterfly I knew that was going to be […]

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Computer Cake

May 21st, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Computer Cake

When we can figure out how to make a computer screen out of cake we’ll be there, in the mean time the tabletop and keyboard are cake while the screen is a purely sculptural element. The screen is shown operating a program called Pro Tools, I believe it’s to do with music editing. The cake […]

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Optimus Prime Groom’s Cake

Jan 11th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Optimus Prime Groom’s Cake

This is the Groom’s cake that went along with yesterday’s Wedding cake. A chocolate cake with chocolate fudge filling it’s technically lots of small cakes. Each segment of the body was individually shaped and covered and then assembled on site. Congratulations to Nikki and John!

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Motocross Bike

Aug 14th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Motocross Bike

Could I make a motocross bike in cake? I was fairly sure yes, as long as I had plenty of pictures to use as a reference! The cake was chocolate, with a mint chocolate chip icing. I started with a quarter sheet since it didn’t need to be a big cake, and went from there. […]

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Hitchikers Guide To The Galaxy

Jul 18th, 2012 by Gemma | 2

A 42nd birthday? That calls for a Hitchikers Guide themed party. After tossing a few ideas about we settled on the bowl of petunias – it was accompanied by a whale pinata for full effect. Chocolate cake with peanut butter icing and covered in fondant it was finished with some cookie dirt and gumpaste flowers, […]

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Dinosaur Baby Shower

Jul 16th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Dinosaur Baby Shower

A beautiful red velvet cake with cream cheese icing, with fondant dinosaurs. Welcome to the world Kash!

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A Hungry Caterpillar First Birthday

Jun 18th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on A Hungry Caterpillar First Birthday

The family that ordered this cake have a knack for coming up with themes that get me so excited. A hungry caterpillar first birthday cake, why yes, yes indeed. I fondly recall loving that book, so very much! I may have used this cake as an excuse to buy a copy.. for research purposes of […]

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