Rachel and Alex are best of friends and celebrated their 18th birthday with a dinner party for their friends. They chose this two tier vanilla cake filled with jam and butter cream, shaped as an ice bucket complete with sugar champagne bottle. Hope your party went well . Happy birthday.
Freya sent me special instructions for her 6th birthday cake. It needed to be chocolate, with pink icing and a gymnast on the top. She drew me a lovely picture to help. My version is not quite the same, the anti-gravity posture of the gymnast was a bit too much of a challenge, but I really hope that this will do. Happy birthday Freya.
John is a model railway enthusiast extraordinaire! His passion has led to the entire upper floor of his house being converted into a railway, the new layout being revealed as part of his 70th birthday celebrations this weekend.
John and Jenny have 6 grandchildren all of whom wanted a slice of the action, so we made this with each of the chocolate cake goods-trucks bearing the name of one of the children.
Dave has been a dedicated Chelsea supporter all his life. He and his family were given a tour of Stamford Bridge as his 80th birthday present and then he had a party for 50 of his friends a few days later. Three tiers of madeira cake in lemon, chocolate and vanilla iced, of course, in blue and white. Many happy returns Dave.
Vivien contacted me via Streetlife and asked if I could make a cake to celebrate 30 years of the splendid Lymington Town Tours. (If you haven’t been on one, they are a really great way to uncover local history). We made a large plain Madeira cake with a jam filling and decorated it with Lymington landmarks in the organisation’s colours of cream and green. 30 candles finished it off. I understand the party went well and those not there got a slice of cake parcelled up in front boxes from Waitrose!
Irene had kept the floral topper from her original wedding cake. It was carefully packed in a box and had survived unscathed for 50 years. Irene planned a 50th anniversary party but wanted a second cake to share with her friends at church the following day so we settled on this two tier fruit cake. I made sugar flowers which I hope reflect those in the vintage topper and this was the result. Very many congratulations Irene.