Fresh fruit cupcakes

Val is self isolating at the moment. She asked me to make and deliver half a dozen cupcakes to help her friend celebrate his 90th birthday. So I made these scrummy vanilla cakes filled with jam and topped with cream cheese frosting, fresh fruit and a chocolate leaf. Val wrote me a lovely thank you note this morning.

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Birthday cake with orange roses

Valerie lives in a care home and so at the moment her brother is unable to visit her even on her landmark birthday. He contacted me and requested this lemon cake, filled with home made lemon curd decorated with orange coloured roses. I delivered it this morning. There was plenty to share with staff and other residents. Hope you all had a lovely day.

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Little piggy decorations

Jan volunteered to make her grandson’s 4th birthday cake for a family party in lock-down. Sam requested pigs, so Jan asked if I could help with some little sugar pig faces to put on the top. That was fun! Jan sent me a picture of her finished cake.. certainly piggy!

Shades of pink rose cupcakes

Jessica wanted to treat her friend for a lock-down birthday. So she requested a dozen of these cup cakes, each filled with a spoonful of cherries and topped with pretty pink buttercream and a little sprinkle of glitter. All delivered safely.

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Dinosaur cake

Barney is 12 this year and still loves chocolate and dinosaurs. Chocolate fudge filled chocolate cake with chocolate ganache icing should be sufficient to satisfy the former and I’m hoping this sugar spinosaurus is good enough for an expert. Happy birthday Barney.

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VE Day fairy cakes

A batch of lemon-filled, red, white and blue fairy cakes for our impromptu socially distanced VE Day street party today. Ideal for a sunny afternoon with a cup of tea and a nice chat. We had a great time

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Birthday cake for a Chelsea FC supporter

Barry is a dyed in the wool life long Chelsea supporter. It was his birthday this week and he and his wife are having to self isolate through lockdown. Christine ordered a special birthday meal to be delivered from a local restaurant and contacted me to ask for a cake to help them celebrate together. So here is a vanilla Madeira cake filled with jam and buttercream iced with a personalised Chelsea FC logo, delivered to the door.

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Christine wrote to me afterwards: ‘Barry was so surprised, he had no idea. Really really nice, as good if not better from anywhere we’ve had previous years. SPOT ON. Thank you so much.

 

 

Minecraft cake

Freya had requested a Minecraft theme for her 9th birthday cake. Gooey Chocolate as usual  but decorated with sugar models of her favourite Minecraft characters. As it turned out, poor Freya’s party was cancelled because we were in lockdown, but she had her cake just the same and celebrated at home with her family. Happy Birthday Freya!

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