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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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The Best Scones Ever!

So here it is the final recipe in my ‘baking with kids’ series, and it’s a case of saving the best until last with the best scones ever recipe. Scones are perfect for an afternoon treat and use store cupboard ingredients. If your little ones are baking them they can get creative with different shapes […] 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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All Butter Shortbread

This week’s bake in our ‘baking with kids’ series is All Butter Shortbread. It is a firm favourite with our family and also makes a great gift. All Butter Shortbread uses just 3 ingredients so it’s perfect when baking supplies are hard to get at the moment. This recipe is for a plain all butter […] 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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Neptune Bournemouth

      I am delighted to announce that on 17th August I will be joining the Neptune store in Bournemouth to host a pop up cake shop. You are invited to come along and sample some of my cakes and take the chance to swoon over the gorgeous collections at Neptune.  I will be […] Read more…

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Drip It Baby!

When I received the initial enquiry for this cake combining two of my favourite elements, and the most stunning venue, I knew I really really wanted to make it. I like to call this the Drip it Baby! cake as gold drips were the main feature of this stunning semi naked cake. This one isn’t […] Read more…

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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…

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