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Black and White Damask Wedding Cake

Damask Wedding Cake 1

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How To Make Pretty Valentine’s Day Biscuits and Cupcakes

Embossed Heart Biscuit

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I know this post is a little late but I was busy celebrating ­čÖé

I love Valentine’s Day – some people may call it an artificial ‘Hallmark’ holiday but for me it’s a perfect excuse to celebrate all the love in my life, buy and/or make a cutesy gift for my husband, wear red heels to work, go out to a nice dinner and share a decadent dessert, go for a romantic weekend away… (and yes I did all those things this year!) and of course bake and decorate Valentine’s Day themed treats.

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Aston Martin DB9 Birthday Cake

Aston Martin DB9 Cake

Sunday last week was my gorgeous husband’s 28th birthday and I wanted to make this birthday cake the best one yet (see the previous birthday cakes I’ve made for him here and here). He’s a big fan of the Aston Martin DB9 car so I decided that’s what I would make. It turned out to be a bit more of a challenge than I expected but still turned out pretty well for a first attempt – he was pretty wrapped with it anyway and that’s all that counts ­čÖé

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Happy New Year!

Well we are well into January now, but seeing as I haven’t posted yet this year first of all I wanted to wish everyone a very happy New Year!

2012 was a pretty big year for me – for one thing I got married to my wonderful man in June! But amongst other amazing things that happened, I also discovered two new hobbies – cake decorating and blogging ­čÖé

Here are some highlights of my first year of being a blogger and cake decorator:

My very first fondant decorated cake that made it onto this blog was for my lovely husband’s (though he wasn’t my husband yet at the time) birthday last year:

Birthday Present Cake

You can read the blog entry here.

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Halloween Birthday Cake

I’ve been crazy busy the last few weeks so I didn’t get a chance to post my most recent cake from 2 weeks ago – a Halloween-themed cake for a 16th birthday.

This one was so much fun to make! The cake inside was a dark chocolate mud cake layered with white and dark chocolate ganache and crushed Oreos.

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