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Coffee lover’s delight! Mocha and chocolate layer cake.

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According to his mum, he loved his 6-layer rainbow vanilla cake!

I had baked cupcakes for their son’s birthday a few weeks ago, so LW asked me to also bake her husband’s 50th birthday cake (a triple layer chocolate cake with ganache buttercream frosting).
The big FIVE OHFirst thing he said when he saw me this morning was, ‘The cake was delicious’ – what a great start to the week!

 

I was recently in South Africa to celebrate a very special 18th birthday and Matric Ball (Prom). As requested by the birthday girl, I made a red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting. It was a two-tier topsy turvy-esque cake covered in marbled fondant with gold shoes and butterflies. Unfortunately the weather was humid and very hot which made the cake seem to be ‘melting’. It was enjoyed by all though and the birthday girl loved it!

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My beautiful daughter heading off to her ball IMG_9534

Whenever I visit, I also spend time decorating with my daughter and her friends, showing them a few techniques and letting them have fun with fondant. These were some  of the pretty results of their endeavours!IMG_9704

Besides the giant carrot cake requested, my mum was also treated her favourite nibble of coconut macaroons. IMG_9512

 

This week we’re working on a few very exciting projects, including a 40th disco cupcake party! Stay tuned

One cupcake is just not enough to share, so why not have a mini cake instead?

 

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