Scary Spider Halloween Cupcake Tutorial

I made some fun cupcakes for Halloween last year. I chose a Spider, Bat, Pumpkin, Witches hat, Ghost and Werewolf. I thought I’d share how I made them and give you a tutorial. Here’s what you will need for The Spider: Spider Fondant Icing Black sugar Bake a batch of cupcakes, whichever recipe you prefer and … Continue reading

Chocolate Shard Cake!

I wanted to come up with something other than fondant cakes for Birthday cakes as it’s not everyone’s cup of tea! Although the fondant cakes look awesome, there is nothing like a cake dripping with caramel or stacked with chocolate to get the same wow factor. This immediately drew a lot of attention and can … Continue reading

A Few Of My Recent Cakes….

These are just a few of my cakes from the past few months, I love the ‘Hive’ cake which is based on a Disney cartoon. I also like the skittles cake, the Frank Sinatra cake and the Ironman cake. I had fun making all of these, the more simple looking ones are funnily the harder … Continue reading

XBOX Cake

Well, a cake suitable for boys and men! If you have a husband with an xbox I’m sure you will have heard of the phrase ‘xbox widow’ I am one of these from time to time! This cake was actually for a boy but I find it difficult to come up with unusual ideas for men! Girls … Continue reading

Ironman Cake by Bakingmaid

This is a recent Ironman cake, the cake itself was green with buttercream and jam, this was the little boys favourite owwww. I made the Ironman from fondant/sugarpaste in advance to give him time to dry properly, it was important for his arm to hold outwards like that. No dowels or picks were used except … Continue reading

Carpenter Cake

This weeks cake is a carpenter cake, one for the boys as they love cake too! I love doing wood effect on cakes, it’s just so different from anything else.

Mini Cooper Birthday Cake

The mini cooper cake! This was not easy, I didn’t really have anything to go by and had to make it up! but it turned out ok, the fact that it wasn’t as neat as I’d wanted was bugging me but it was pointed out to me that it is cake!! It’s not going to … Continue reading

Scary Bat Halloween Cupcake Tutorial

I made some fun cupcakes for Halloween this year. I made a Spider, Bat, Pumpkin, Witches hat, Ghost and Werewolf. I thought I’d share how I made the Bat and give you a tutorial. The parts marked in orange and the things you need to prepare the day before. Here’s what you will need: Bat Chocolate Fondant … Continue reading