Eva is the daughter of one of my children’s former junior school teachers. The original request was for a chocolate giant cupcake, but with the agreement of ‘mum’ she allowed me to play with an idea that I’d got in mind to upturn the base & decorate it as a giant mushroom.
I am so pleased at how this cake turned out. I freestyled with the idea as I went along; simply knowing that I wanted the ‘roof’ to be red with white hearts instead of spots. I also wanted a ‘flying’ butterfly overhead.
Mum tells me that Eva loved her cake, & her grandma tells me she loved it too!
Another successful cake from the kitchen of Freycob.
Junior is a very special little boy who absolutely adores Special Agent Oso so I was asked if I could make a cake for his 3rd birthday. First job for me was to make a Google search to find out exactly who Special Agent Oso was as my two children are much older and have outgrown such characters.
Turns our Special Agent Oso is a yellow bear! Who would have known? Lol
This is what I created for him; a fondant bear which took an AGE to texturise. I was really pleased with the reaction I got when it was collected as they were expecting a simple, flat image, not a whole 3D character!
The sponge is an 8″ vanilla with a buttercream and jam filing, covered with fondant and then decorated.
I was asked to make a cake for a former colleague’s daughter who was about to celebrate her 11th birthday. Tina and I worked together for several years but had sadly lost touch since then. Through the power of Facebook, we have thankfully been chatting and catching up again. It also turns out that both our daughters will start the same senior school in September this year so it looks likely that we won’t be losing touch again.
Amber had specific requirements for her cake. It had to be white with bright coloured decoration and just HAD to have a bow! Not one to let a birthday girl down, I rose to the occasion with this two tier vanilla cake.
The top tier was a 6″ round and the bottom was an 8″ square. The bow was made from fondant, which was rolled very thinly and folded, supported overnight to hold its shape.