Cake

Sadie Smith

Meet The Maker

I’ve been putting off doing a meet the maker post for a while as being in front the camera is not my happy place, I am much more comfortable behind the lens taking pics of the beautiful cakes I create. So here it goes, firstly a big hello to all the new visitors and clients […] Read more…

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Do Good Quality Ingredients Make A Difference?

It’s a question I get asked a lot, do good quality ingredients make a difference? the simple answer is yes, but saying that if its homemade regardless of the ingredients you use, it will always be far better than shop bought and mass produced. Firstly, you will know what is in your homemade cakes, they […] Read more…

A Week In The Life Of A Cake Maker

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is how long does a cake take me to make, and why are wedding cakes so expensive. So I thought i’d give you an insight into what is involved, as the baking is actually only a small part of it. So here is my week in […] Read more…

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Lemon Drizzle Cake

This week i’m entering summer with the flavour and leaving behind the chocolate, so for those of you who love a citrus and fresh taste, then this lemon drizzle cake is the cake for you. It is the simplest of recipes using the all in one method or as I like to describe it as […] Read more…

Navy Wedding Cake

Navy Wedding Cake

Creating a Navy wedding cake with textured icing was way out of my comfort zone. You’ll see from my photos I create a lot of semi naked wedding cakes using fresh flowers or smooth iced pale coloured wedding cakes. I’ve seen dark and navy wedding cakes flying around the internet for a while and am […] Read more…

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Easter Biscuit Inspired Cupcakes

Easter is one of my favourite times of year to bake, everyone in the family can get involved and simple decorations such as mini eggs and yellow fluffy chicks make Easter cakes really special. I love all the spices used in Easter baking from warm hot cross buns with lashings of butter to melt in […] Read more…

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Cutting The Cake

The cutting of the wedding cake is up there with some of the most key moments of your wedding day, alongside the first dance and throwing of the bouquet, but what does it symbolise? The cutting of the cake goes back as a tradition to Roman & Medieval times, originally it was based around beliefs […] Read more…

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Semi-Naked Wedding Cakes

I’m often asked what are my favourite types of wedding cakes to create, and without question they would be semi-naked wedding cakes. They give such a natural feel and fit in with just about every type of venue from a marquee to a castle wedding. The combination of a natural looking cake with beautiful fresh […] Read more…

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