One of my most popular posts is about personalised photo birthday cakes, and because of that I figured you may want to know more.
A celebration without a cake just isn’t a celebration at all! Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, engagement, wedding, graduation, or almost anything else, a cake is always guaranteed to raise a smile and to be something that people look forward to. No matter the age or backgrounds of the guests, the one thing they will all have in common is that they will be looking forward to seeing the cake cut and to enjoying a slice of it.
Photo cakes are becoming more and more popular for these kinds of celebrations, and you may well have seen one at some of the parties and occasions you have attended. We look a …
I wouldn’t want to subject my cakes on my children’s friends, but the average price of £40 for a decorated cake does seem a bit steep, and the standard Princess and Star Wars cakes that supermarkets sell don’t cut it with my children anymore. Also after Marks and Spencer discontinued its checkerboard cake, I have been in cake idea misery.
So what is a poor mum to do? Learn to ice properly? I am an award winning baker after all 😉 (award won at a bloggers event for best cake!). Or head down to Asda for its new super bargain Design a Cake service?
Last month, I tried out the Design a Cake for the princely sum of £10 for a 22 portion cake. The cake was chocolate and all I had to do …
My hunt for a birthday cake that looked good but didn’t cost lots ended up with this Marks and Spencer checkered chocolate cake that can be personalised and feeds 18!
My kids are getting too old for the themed birthday cakes sold in supermarkets, you know the Cars, Star Wars, Princess type cakes that come in around £7 – £10. So I thought this year I’d try something different.
I love this polka dot cake but haven’t been able to find a local baker to make it and wouldn’t risk trying to bake it myself as would no doubt need more than a few goes to perfect it.
I asked the local cake maker if they could make it and the answer was no as they baked their sponges in large trays.
There are many …