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Bespoke Cakes Peterborough – How long does it take to make a bespoke cake

One of the most common questions I get asked, well apart from ‘how much does it cost’ is how long does it take to make a cake?  It’s kind of like ‘how long is a piece of string?' Like many cake makers, I spend hours on a bespoke cake order especially if there are lots... Read more »

Luxury Wedding Cakes – I interview fellow cake maker Linda Ashcroft of Buttercup Cakes

Normally this time of year us Wedding Cake makers are knee deep in icing sugar, sugar flowers and cake.  As we all know, because of COVID 19 the majority of weddings haven't taken place.  So I thought I’d take this opportunity to interview a fellow cake maker Linda Ashcroft of Buttercup cakes. We have been... Read more »

Bespoke Cakes Peterborough – How to make your cakes stand out from the crowd

So you’re either just starting out on your cake journey or have been making cakes for sometime and are thinking how can I make my cakes stand out from the crowd?  I have run my cake business for almost 13 years now and one of the main things I pride myself in is the finishing. ... Read more »

Luxury Wedding Cakes – How to choose your Wedding Cake Design

One of the most exciting parts of planning your wedding is the design of your wedding cake.  After the dress (sorry grooms, a tux is just not that exciting) and the venue, your cake is the focal point of your wedding day.  Cutting the cake together, posing beside it, it’s all part of the day’s... Read more »

Cake tools – Why the Sharp Edge Smoother could be your best cake tool

With the recent two year anniversary of our Sharp Edge Smoother we wanted to look back on what inspired me to develop the Smoother. Over the past two years the smoother has definitely become my favourite piece of equipment in my cake tool kit and in this post I’ll explain why the Sharp Edge Smoother... Read more »

Bespoke Cakes Peterborough – 5 ways I have embraced the Covid-19 restrictions as a Wedding Cake Maker

With most of this year's Wedding cakes postponed until next year and large celebrations cancelled, how have I coped? Since the beginning of the lockdown for me it's certainly been a roller coaster of emotions.  Worried about my business, my wedding cake bookings, and most importantly what was I going to do? So, let me... Read more »

Wedding Cakes – 5 ways to find your dream Wedding Cake

So, you have got a date for your wedding and have booked your venue, now the fun begins in finding your dream Wedding Cake. Nowadays, Wedding Cakes don't tend to be simple or traditional, we are now seeing from the trendy barn like Naked or Rustic cakes adorned with fresh summer berries or fresh flowers... Read more »

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Wedding cake image by : Amanda Foreman Photography