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…

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…

Black and White Layer Cake

I seem to have made a lot of cookies lately, which is great, I love doing them, but now and then you want something a little softer. This cake was inspired by the book I reviewed this week. I realised it had been far too long since I had made a chocolate cake. The sponge…

Tutorial: Spider Cake

I was asked by a good friend to make a birthday cake for her cool kid. The birthday girl in question is not a typical girly girl. No, this kid likes dinosaurs, snakes, spiders and all things awesome. To start off, I baked one half of a sphere cake pan. This was placed flat side…