Category Archives: Cupcakes and Mini Cakes

Big Win at My First BSG Show

I went to the Sugarcraft Southwest event hosted by Region 6 of the British Sugarcraft Guild on April 18, 2015. This was my first BSG show so I wasn’t sure what to expect and had to pester one of the … Continue reading




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Vermicelli Hair at Birmingham Cake Show

Okay, going to a cake show where you’re not a volunteer or part of the core management team is a whole different experience than I’m used to! At the Cake International show at the Birmingham NEC – one of the … Continue reading




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Itty Bitty Widdle Waddles!

First, in the early days of my cake decorating, there was the Large Turkey. Then came the Mini Turkeys. Lots of them, in costume and in rainbow colours. Now behold…THE CAKE BALL TURKEY! I know, I know, you’re thinking, “Isn’t … Continue reading




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Easter Cupcakes (Or Brush Embroidery Part 2: No Really, Try It!)

Last week I tried the technique known as brush embroidery for the first time and told you all how easy it is. For Easter weekend, my seven-year-old daughter and I made some cupcakes using the same technique and she’d like … Continue reading




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Multiple Layers of Wrong…and Chocolate!

The cutest alien ever on Doctor Who is undoubtedly the Adipose, which are little living lumps of fatty tissue. So when I decided to make a cake for my friend Kyla (who is also president of our cake club and … Continue reading




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Flexible, Edible Stained Glass eBook Now Available!

I’ll be posting links in the sidebars and doing more promotion later today, but for now my loyal readers (all six of you!) get first crack at my newly released ebook on how to do the stained glass technique with … Continue reading




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Insta-Cake

Peo went to two birthday parties this weekend. Both served vanilla cake. Yesterday, she liked vanilla cake. Today, she cried when there was no chocolate option, insisting that vanilla is “too filling”. This is probably because yesterday she had lunch, … Continue reading




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Gobble Gobble Gobble

The turkey cake class got cancelled due to insufficient sign-ups (and then enough people tried to sign up after it was cancelled…figures…), but the cake club’s loss is Ace Academy’s gain since it left me with more time to make … Continue reading




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The Adventures of Not-Quite-Hugh’s Head

If I wasn’t so busy, I’d start a new blog with that title and then do more things like this: More about the signing later. I’m still recovering.




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Box of Wrecky Wrongness

I’m so giddy to be going to the Cake Wrecks book signing in Austin tonight (well Round Rock, actually, just north of Austin) that I’ve already packed my box of stuff. I’ve got the wreckplica I made them last time … Continue reading




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