Clowns were one of the first novelty cake pops I made when I was starting out. I’ve made several variations since, but I still stick to the Skittles as a nose. It’s quick and tasty!
My daughter, who is 6, asked for cupcakes to bring to her class to celebrate her birthday. Now I know I”m a bad caker mum, but I’m often so brain dead after baking and decorating all week, that when my kids ask for cakes, I ache for something easy to do! Thankfully, this was a […]
I’ve been getting a number of Harry Potter cakes and cake pops recently, even one for a baby shower! When I mentioned this to my teenager, he said there is a popular new Harry Potter play. This cake isn’t unique in the world of Harry Potter cakes, but the client asked for a plaque with […]
I’ve never quite seen the staying power of unicorns when it comes to unicorn cakes, cake pops and cookies. Pastels and flower embellishments seem to be the rage and the signature gold horn is a must. I must admit, I fall in love repeatedly with the pastel combination of pink, purple and blue.
The brief was the Mockingbird logo, flames and gold crusted flames cake pops. The first two were easy enough, but I’ll admit the gold crusted flames threw me for a bit. I came up with using gold crystal sugars amid sprinkled on after teasing the chocolate to mimic flames.
I’ve made loads of unicorn cake pops and unicorn cookies, but this one popped my “unicorn cake” cherry. The client also ordered unicorn image biscuits along with them, and I took joy in finding the perfect image and adding a little detail to create more depth to the cookie.
The mum sent me a few pictures of naval teddy bear cookies, but also wanted the name printed across the teddy. This teddy couldn’t quite wear a striped sailor shirt, because that would have been too busy visually. So we rejigged the design, and printed Theo’s name across a blue sailor outfit.
Wings, or anything that juts out, can be tricky on cake pops. If you join them to the main body, they will appear seamless but the shape will run once they are all coated in choc. If you attach say, a fondant piece to the main body, these become brittle and can snap. Aeroplanes with […]
Technology is a beautiful thing. We can now print custom cookie cutters inhouse, in any shape and size, and a wide variety of fonts. The great thing about custom cookie cutter stamps is that it makes the embossing consistent every single time. The beautiful fonts fill up the cookie and are made to fit […]