• Christmas treats

    We specialise in custom treats throughout the year, but at this time of the year, I get requests for a “Christmas catalogue.’ So here it is! https://popolate.com.au/christmas-2017/ ‎   Please remember to place your bookings in…

  • Logo macarons Sydney

    Logo macarons

    Aren’t these colours pretty? These macarons were individually packaged and were a feature at the Revitalising Newcastle booth at the International Convention Centre Sydney. I’m used to colouring chocolate and fondant to a T, but macarons…

  • Dr Seuss Cat in the Hat cookies and cake pops

    Dr Seuss cookies and cake pops

    Oh, how I loved making this set! I am a huge fan of Dr Seuss. Okay, maybe I got a bit tired of the Sleep Book after reading it zillions of times to my kids and…

  • Cookie and cake pop classes in Sydney

    So for the last few months, I’ve delved into the world of teaching. The concept of teaching is not new to me. When I was an editor, I loved teaching my staff writers. I loved seeing…

  • Aussie Christmas cake pops gift set 2016

    Christmas cake pops 2016

    I am not a naturally very creative person. I know people who just have it in their bones, and can whip up designs in their sleep. I am not one of those people. My best subject…

  • Halloween cake pops
  • Instagram grumpy cat cake pop

    Grumpy cat cake pops

    I’m a bit clueless, but when my teenager saw this, he said, “Hey, that’s the grumpy cat!” “The Grumpy Cat?” I asked. I just followed a pix that was sent to me, of A grumpy cat….

  • Watercolour cake pops

    I’ve been admiring all those gorgeous watercolour buttercream cakes that I see, and finally got a chance to try my hand at handpainting my own watercolour cake pops. I love how they turned out! They key…

  • Thomas the train cake

    I have a problem with cakes. I can’t stop fiddling with them. Until it is picked up, I’ll be ironing out the flaws, adding more flowers, moving the stones, etc etc etc. And then when they…

  • Nautical anchor cake pops

    I buy stuff all the time, just because I think they may come in handy. In this case, I bought these anchor moulds just because they happened to be the right size for a cake pop….

  • Thor cake pops

    Thor cake pops

    With Iron Man, and now Thor, you know what’s next right? I”m building my own Avengers team. This is the first time I didn’t want a smooth top. After dunking in the chocolate coating, I held…