Fantasy Drip Cake

There is a craze of everything ‘fantasy’ or ‘unicorn’ at the moment; milkshakes, cupcakes, frappes etc. More often than not, the item does not include anything actually unicorn related, but has more of a pastel fantasy colour scheme. This is where I was going with this cake. It’s my sister’s birthday and I like to…

dragon cake

Dragon Cake

I took a cake to my mum last weekend, as it was her birthday. Last year, I made her one with a Welsh dragon on to celebrate her heritage, and this year I decided to stick with the same theme. My mother has liked dragons for as long as I can remember. She has 100s…

Strawberry Milkshake Skull Cake

Strawberry Milkshake Skull Cake

My sister, like me, likes things a little on the macabre side. Last year I made her a Nightmare Before Christmas birthday cake. This year, I wanted something that reflected the macabre on the outside, but my sister is also a little girly sometimes – more so than me, that’s for sure – so I…

Spiced Pumpkin Layer Cake

Spiced Pumpkin Layer Cake

Another year, and another birthday. I had adamantly said that I would not make my own cake like last year, but that went out the window when I spotted Tescos were selling Libby’s Pumpkin Purée. Previously, I have had to order this online and pay extortionately, but now it is much easier to explore my…

Dairy-free Chocolate Layer Cake

It was my mum’s birthday recently and she has a lactose intolerance. She loves her cake, and prior to her allergies, a lover of chocolate. I wanted to make her a cake, and it had to be chocolate. An American friend of mine passed me a recipe that used oil as the fat, and had…

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Layer Cake

As I have done in previous years, I went to visit family and of course took dessert. As it was Easter, a chocolate themed cake seemed appropriate, but I wanted to add peanut butter into the mix. One, because I love peanut butter, but also because I think of the many various flavour combinations out…