I made this cake for my sister’s surprise 30th this weekend. The fact that the surprise had a rustic / chic’ theme really helped with the way the final cake turned out. As you can probably guess, her favourite colour is in fact PINK – so pink roses it was. The fact that we were in a […]Read more "Chocolate Birthday Cake"
Recently I made a black forest cake called ‘Cosmos’. The cake was moist and the mirror glazing looked great – so I though I’d make another version. Here is No.2. I wanted it to look slightly menacing so I made chocolate shards to go on the outside and extend above the cake surface.Read more "‘Cosmos’ – No.2 – Black Forest Cake"
I call this chocolate cake ‘Cosmos’ – mainly because of the way the gold lustre dust reminds me of an exploding supernova and the dark mirror glaze being the great expanse of universe around it. I also love whimsy which explains the random Glacé Cherries dotted over the place with dark chocolate halos.Read more "‘Cosmos’ Chocolate Cake"
This is a dark chocolate & raspberry mousse cake. The raspberry component is the jelly on top. The outer shell was made using sheets of cellulose acetate smeared with melted chocolate. It was then placed in the fridge to solidify, making a shell in which to hold the mousse. Chocolate & Raspberry – Classic!Read more "Chocolate & Raspberry Mousse Cake"
This is the wedding cake I made for my sister when she got married in 2011. Unfortunately this photo shows the cake that is not fully complete yet however this was the sharpest image I could find. The thing that took the longest to make were the roses as each petal was hand cut, shaped, […]Read more "Wedding Cake"