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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…

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Ultimate Chocolate Brownies

The next recipe in my Baking with Kids series is ultimate chocolate brownies which are perfect for the week after Easter. If your house is like mine, it’s full of Easter eggs and chocolate, so in this recipe you can use some of the eggs crushed or add things like mini eggs. Brownies are quite […] Read more…

gingerbread men

Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread men are such a classic item to bake and there is no limit on your creativity. When I used to make them with my children when they were younger, we baked the gingerbread together then I gave them pots of smarties, sprinkles and icing and let them do the decorating themselves. This recipe is […] Read more…

semi naked cake

Semi-Naked Wedding Cakes

I often get asked what is my favourite type of cake to create and for me it is Semi-Naked Wedding cakes. I love the natural feel to them and coupled with stunning fresh blooms you’d be hard to beat it. It is such a versatile design which fits practically every venue from a rustic barn […] Read more…

Vintage Dessert Table

Vintage Naked Wedding Cake Table

I was so excited to work on this cake with the couple, I met Olwen and Tony for their consultation and the vision they had for their wedding was exciting to say the least. The wedding was held at The Larmer Tree Gardens in an open marquee on the lawn after their ceremony in the […] Read more…

Wedding Drip Cake

Chocolate Drip Wedding Cake

What’s not to love about this Chocolate Drip Wedding Cake, the smell of chocolate was amazing, there is always something so satisfying about having a cake which looks fantastic, tastes delicious and smells divine and this ticked all the boxes. The couple fell in love with a single tiered design and very much wanted it […] Read more…

Ombre Ruffle Cake

Ombre Ruffle Cake

This wedding cake combined two of my favourite styles with a blue ombre effect and romantic soft ruffles. It fitted the theme of a beach wedding perfectly held with FJB Weddings at The Sandbanks Hotel on the Dorset coast, the venue was decorated with windmills, bucket & spades and beach hut table centre’s made by […] Read more…

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