Sugar flowers

Purple Orchids

Posted by on Sep 21, 2013

Purple Orchids

This seventieth birthday cake is a two tier Madeira cake with purple sugar flower orchids and butterfly...

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Birthday cake with sugar flower orchids

Posted by on May 29, 2013

Birthday cake with sugar flower orchids

A year ago I made my first fully decorated cake for my friend Kelly. It was making that cake that got me hooked on cake decorating. And now a year on I have a website, Facebook page, Twitter account, business cards at the printers and am thinking of registering KatyBakey as a business rather than it just being my hobby. Something I never though would happen when I was making that first cake. I loved making this cake as sugarflowers are yes fiddly to make, but always put a smile on my face when I have finished. So although i’m not sure Kelly is happy to be another year older, I was...

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Wedding Cake

Posted by on Mar 23, 2013

Wedding Cake

When my parent’s friends recently got married I was thrilled when they asked if I could make their wedding cake. I was also slightly nervous as the word ‘wedding’ somehow adds to the pressure of making sure the cake is exactly what the happy couple want, otherwise I could ruin their whole day. I was asked to make a square cake, in ivory with gold touches. The cake needed to have the couple’s initials on it and a bouquet of sugar roses. How I put it together was up to me. Eeek. Making the roses was my favourite part, I hadn’t really made any since I did my course...

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