• Vogue Fashion Night Out treats

    It happens every year, but it’s still kind of shocking. By the time August rolls around, you realise that more than half the year has gone by! It seems just a few months ago, but this…

  • 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…