Decorated Cakes

Tutorial: Decorating a Gingerbread House for Christmas

Tutorial: Decorating a Gingerbread House for Christmas

Making and decorating a Gingerbread House at Christmas time can be a fun and satisfying activity.  It can also be an activity that starts off well, but ends in tears and may risk having you throw pieces of gingerbread at the closest wall in frustration.  […]

Turquoise Layer Cake

Turquoise Layer Cake

  I’ve always loved seeing photos of sliced layer cakes that have graduating shades of colour in the layers and I’ve always wanted to make one.  I decided Annabella could help me, and I started by making a dose of a very basic madeira cake […]

Cake Decorating

Cake Decorating

It’s a bit odd that I haven’t really posted many fondant decorated cakes on my blog. The truth is that I don’t decorate cakes as often as I once did, but if asked I am happy to pull out my rolling pin, cutters, gumpaste, ball […]

Lavinia’s 40th Birthday Cake

Lavinia’s 40th Birthday Cake

One of my great loves (and what I’m probably known most for in Italy) is cake decorating.  Although I don’t make nearly as many celebration cakes as I used to, occasionally on this blog I’ll share some of my past cakes that I am particularly […]