Please note; the kitchen is currently closed for maternity leave. Hire of cupcake stand is still available.
Each cake is designed and created just for you.
Most people tend to have some sort of idea of what they might like, for example, a favourite hobby, cartoon character or theme. For others, budget is more important. Whatever your specification, I will work with you to come up with a design that suits your preferences, your tastes and your budget.
Some recent cakes from my kitchen ......
A round victoria sandwich filled and coated with vanilla buttercream, carved into shape and covered in sugarpaste. Featuring a bunker, bag of golf clubs, a few balls and a flag featuring the age of the recipient.
Mickey Mouse Face
A round sponge, carved into the shape of Mickey's face, and two smaller sponges for the ears. Including a birthday message on the cake board.
A two tier chocolate sponge filled with chocolate flavour buttercream and covered in sugarpaste. Including four towers topped with ribbon flags, edible climbing flowers to the 'walls' and a handmade sugarpaste princess standing by the cobblestone pathway that leads up to the door. Pretty pinks and lilacs, perfect for any birthday princess.
one tier £60
two tier £70
A victoria sandwich decorated with moulded sugarpaste in the style of the favourite TV show Waybuloo. Featuring handcrafted decorations to re-create the Nara background, as well as edible figurines of the four piplings; Nok Tok, Yojojo, De Li and Lau Lau. This one included a sugarpaste number one, to mark George's first birthday.
A victoria sandwich covered with sugarpaste and decorated to mimic an artist's palette. Complete with woodgrain effect sugarpaste, blobs of paint, and a paint tube 'squirting paint' over the board. This one featured a little Westie dog too, a favourite of the recipient. All edible.
Luxury Chocolate Two Tier
Rich chocolate sponge filled with chocolate flavoured buttercream and coated in fudgy chocolate ganache. Decorated with handmade chocolate shards, Maltesers, Rolos, Thornton's chocolates and and solid chocolate plaque featuring the birthday message.
Triumph T100 Motorbike
A moist carrot cake filled and coated with zesty orange flavoured buttercream and covered with sugarpaste. Decorated to create a replica of Clive's dream motorbike - the Triumph T100. All edible.
A chocolate sponge cake filled with vanilla buttercream, decorated in the style of a swimming pool, complete with tiling, metallic steps and bunting. The design featured Ruby and her mum having fun in the pool, with their towels and flip flops waiting for them for when they'd finished!
Manchester United Theme
A completely dairy free victoria sponge cake - enabling Ben to have a birthday cake like other young lads. Featuring football boots, ball and a Manchester United scarf, all made from sugarpaste. A few co-ordinating stars on wires finished off the design.
This victoria sandwich was made with specialist margarine, making it completely dairy free - so all of Matthew's family could have some. A two tier design, featuring twelve pairs of animals around all four sides of the cake and a Noah's Ark model on top.
To view a video of this cake showing a 360 degrees rotation, visit my Facebook page 'Cakes from my Kitchen'. Click 'like' while you're there - the more the merrier!
Price on application.
Alan the Scouter
To celebrate Alan's 70th, the family ordered a cake with a Scouting theme. The victoria sandwich featured a model of Alan in his Scouter's uniform, together with a campfire and 'Dronfield District' sign. A few pebbles and greenery finished off the creation.
The 'motorbike-mad' birthday boy, Carl, was told by his wife that on his birthday he would receive something with 2 wheels and an engine.....I hope he wasn't disappointed to find that it was on his cake!
A square victoria sandwich featuring a sugarpaste model of Carl on his favourite bike (based on photos provided by his wife), together with speed limit sign posts to reflect his age; halfway between 40 and 50.
The birthday boy, Charlie, is a keen runner. The sugarpaste figure of Charlie was modelled from photos provided by his wife, so the cake included replicas of his running outfit, water bottle, ipod shuffle and Oakley sunglasses. His wife was keen for the model to include a hint of a pot belly.....poor Charlie!
Naming Day Picnic
A 12" victoria sandwich for 4 year old Lauren and baby twins Sophie and Sam's Naming Day. As requested, the children were having a picnic, surrounded by flowers, woodland animals. Click on the photo to see the detail. Featuring mini sandwiches, apples, and of course, a cake!
Lots to see, lots of hours to make! All edible.
Handbags & Heels
The handbag and shoe on this cake were modelled from photos provided by the recipient's family of her actual bag and shoes.
Carved victoria sandwich with edible sugarpaste decoration designed as a replica of a bag of Mini Cheddars. Featuring sugarpaste biscuits spilling out of the top. Gives another meaning to the name 'cheesecake'!
7.5" victoria sandwich, featuring a sugarpaste model of Katie, a flight attendant for Virgin Atlantic, together with her luggage and handbag, shoes and plenty of champagne bottle candles.
Ipsy Upsy Daisy Doo
Featuring a special rhyme for the birthday girl.
Hidden wire supports in the hair, otherwise, completely edible.
Orla Keily Handbag
Contemporary clutch bag design featuring Orla Keily's Multi Stem print. Includes stitching and piping detail, zip and gift tag.
Nanan with her Grandchildren
Two tier (9" and 6" cakes) chocolate flavour sponge filled with chocolate buttercream.
Featuring 'Nanan' with her three grandchildren, as well as meaningful items as requested by the customer; G&B chocolate, her glasses and the cuddly kangaroo. The figures were modelled using photos provided by the family, to ensure a match of hair colours and styles, clothing and shoes.
All items (except the wire glasses) are made from sugarpaste, and are edible.
Moet & Chandon
Presented on a silk effect sugarpaste covered board.
Grandad's Favourite Things
A victoria sandwich adorned with edible replicas of Dennis' most prized possessions. Every day, Den likes to complete the Telegraph crossword, with a cup of tea and his pipe. This crossword was designed to feature the names of all his family.
Absolutely all of this cake is edible.
Price on application.
Neonatal Nurse's Retirement
A 9" square victoria sandwich featuring Brigitte, a neonatal nurse who was retiring on her 65th birthday. The figure was modelled on photographs of Brigitte provided by her family, together with a description of her uniform. All edible, except hidden supports inside the figure and topiary trees.
Ruby Wedding Anniversary
A 10" round victoria sandwich featuring 'Dad' on his ride on lawn mower, 'Mum' watering her plants, together with their four dogs (two border collies and two bearded collies). The figures were modelled using photographs provided by the family, together with descriptions of their favourite clothing and footwear (it had to be green wellies!). All edible.
Roary and Friends
A 9" victoria sandwich covered with green sugarpaste, complete with handmade edible models of Roary the Racing Car, Plugger, Big Chris and Flasher. Placed in a racetrack setting, the models were accessorised with traffic cones, tyres and a few carrots to keep Flasher going...
Norfolk Broads Cruiser
A replica of 'Our Sandra' moored on the Norfolk Broads. A carved chocolate sponge cake, featuring a sugarpaste model of the birthday boy's fox terrier, and a riverbank bursting with bullrushes.
Stacked 10" and 7.5" victoria sponges for Leanne, a 'girly girl' who loves cats, and who has adopted the nickname 'catwoman'; hence the handmade sugarpaste cake topper! Pink sugarpaste decorated with hand cut cat silhouettes, finished with organza, satin and polka dot ribbons, sugarpaste covered board and a birthday message.
The One that Got Away
A victoria sponge for keen fisherman Kyle's 18th birthday. Featuring edible items such as a wooden signpost, bullrushes, pebbles, big silver fish and fisherman figurine.
An 8.5" cake for Kay's birthday. A vanilla sponge filled with chocolate flavour buttercream and covered with chocolate sugarpaste. Featuring bunting to the sides and flowers scattered over the top. A few candles finished off the design.
Home Sweet Home
Carved and filled victoria sponge decorated with red and black sugarpaste in the style of Henry (or you could have Hetty...).
Camping / Kayak Theme
Themed cake for Mick's 50th, which featured his interests; paddling in his kayak, camping and his black labrador, Millie. Figure and kayak were modelled using photos provided by the family. Underneath, a 9" victoria sandwich. The tent, kayak, figures, pebbles and trees are all edible, including the rice paper flag.
A 10" 'ribbon effect' base tier supporting a floral 8" top tier; both victoria sandwiches. Finished with sugarpaste beads to the edge, and a cake topper made from ribbons and sugarpaste beads threaded onto wires.
A carved chocolate sponge, filled with chocolate buttercream. Decorated using sugarpaste and piping to mimic the design on the brand new style of Fosters can. Finished with a birthday message for the 'Foster Monster' and a few candles to mark the celebration.
Snap On Toolbox
An edible model of a 'Snap on' toolbox. Layers of victoria sponge cake, covered in sugarpaste with a selection of handcrafted sugarpaste tools. Featuring a raised lid, two open drawers, the logo and a variety of metallic tools; a hammer, spanner, pliers, screwdriver, screws, nuts, bolts, washers, allen keys and sockets (all made by hand and painted using edible food colours).
for customer's own candles to be placed at the top of the cake. Featuring a generous sprinkle of edible glitter as a finishing touch.
For a lady turning 50 who likes to sunbathe in her garden, reading a book. A sugarpaste figure modelled on Anne, surrounded by flowers, pot plants, rocks and insects. Inside, a triple layered 10" victoria sandwich.
Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom
A round victoria sandwich covered in pearlised lilac sugarpaste, topped with edible figurines of Ben and Holly, and surrounded by a garden of leaves and flowers, butterflies and bumble bees. Finished with plenty of sparkly edible glitter for the birthday princess.
A two tiered, stacked victoria sponge cake, covered in white sugarpaste and decorated with an edible rugby ball, rugby post, name plaque and birthday message. Finished with co-ordinating black piping. Space was left on the top tier for the customer's own candles.
Price on application.
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Mickey and friends' Clubhouse, complete with slide and door detail, together with a Mickey Mouse fondant figure. Finished design is made from vanilla sponge cake filled with chocolate flavour buttercream (dome and foot) and moulded rice crispy treats (head and hand). Feeds approximately 25-30 people.
A layered victoria sandwich modelled into a pert pair to wish Clive 'all the breast' for his wedding the next day! Perfect for Stag Nights or men's birthdays.
All completely edible!
A two tier stacked chocolate cake (23cm/9" square and 20cm/8" round), each tier containing a triple sandwich of chocolate sponge and buttercream. Finished with a combination of white and chocolate flavour sugarpaste (believe me, it's yum!) and a handmade bathtub topper with accessories; including sponge, bath towel, soap and flannel, shampoo bottles, rubber duck, laptop and mobile phone. All edible except the snoozing birthday boy's spectacles.
All Things Chocolate
A quadruple layered 19cm/7.5" chocolate sponge filled and covered with chocolate buttercream. Heaped with Maltesers, giant chocolate buttons and edged with Cadbury's chocolate fingers. Finished with a satin ribbon and tiny handpressed sugarpaste flowers, together with a piped Belgian chocolate plaque.
Complete with potted flowers, wooden ducks, moving tiller handle and brass buttons (all made from edible sugarpaste). Finished with bunting, the club flag and champagne bottle candles.
Price on application.
Handcrafted sugarpaste figurines of Bob, Dizzy and Pilchard, together with 'building sand', spade and tools. Finished with a wafer brick wall and flowers from Sunflower Valley. Layered 22cm/8.5" sponge cake.
Chocolate marble sponge cake (22cm/8.5" round) filled and covered with chocolate buttercream. Decorated with handmade chocolate shards, curls and solid chocolate plaque.
Sugarpaste hand moulded and painted hammer, screwdriver, nuts, washers and screw - all entirely edible. Secured onto a chocolate sponge filled with chocolate flavour buttercream and finished with navy sugarpaste. 22cm/8.5" round.