Cake Resolutions of 2017

Happy New Year to all of my cake-y friends!!  To celebrate, I’ve put together a little compilation video of some of my favourite cakes that I’ve made throughout 2016.  It’s great to see them altogether.  But I have to tell you, that while I was looking through them, I found myself criticising each one with what I could have done better or changes I would have made.  “I didn’t have enough time, “Halloween got in the way” or “It’s Tuesday”!   🙂    So… this year I’m going to make some changes. Things can get over-thought and over-worked sometimes…  Like, do you ever find yourself making sure there’s enough time after making a cake, to clean the entire kitchen to a sparkling shine, before an order was being collected.  Because God forbid that they would realise that it ACTUALLY takes the entire contents of every cabinet and every tool that you own, to be on the counter in order to complete a cake order.  No wonder people often undervalue the time it takes to make one of these creations.  We’re making it look too...

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Cake International Gold!

Procrasti-caking (prəˈkræs.tɪ.keɪk.kɪŋ) Definition: To keep delaying a cake that must be done soon, often because it is daunting or you still have just a few more hours until it actually needs to be finished. What a weekend at Cake International!!  I didn’t think that the buzz from last year could have been outdone – but I think it actually might have gotten better.  I’m a little stunned after it all to be honest!        I entered into 2 cake competition categories but ended up only finishing one (in the hotel the night before).  Yes, I could have finished them earlier. And yes, I have excuses galore as to why I couldn’t get it done in time.  (Halloween etc)  But at that point if I had entered my second piece I wouldn’t have been happy once I placed it down on the table.  The standard at the show this year was incredible!!  People had obviously been working on their pieces for months before.         So, this was the first time I competed there and I won a Gold! ...

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Sugar Spooks

My cakes are like my children.  And just like your kids – it’s hard to pick a favourite.  But I think this one might be it! I worked my little heart out on this one and had an absolute blast doing it too.  And yes I know I say that about every cake I make – but what can I say… I love my job! This is now my 3rd time with the Sugar Spooks. I look forward to it each year! The talent in this collaboration is incredible and if I’m being honest… I’m completely intimidated by it.  But that is what also pushes me to try harder!      This year I was really stuck for an idea of something to do.  So I put it to my sister, who then asked her students in Shanghai, for ideas for a creepy character for me to recreate.  After a few options one of them came up with the Pale Man from Pan’s Labyrinth. BINGO! Loved it.  It was years since I saw the movie – so what better way to do some research than...

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Matt Cunningham

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‘As a person who has worked in the arts for more than 50 years I think I know when I see outstanding creative achievement. Corinna’s work is second to none, her attention to detail magnificent and her surprise creations for my event were a talking point amongst a host of people attending from across the country and those visiting from the UK & US. ’
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CRYSTAL BING BUNNY!

CRYSTAL BING BUNNY!

Thank you so so much!!
Bing bunny was the highlight of our day x

 

Amy

Amy

Shopping Bag Cake

That’s my cake! Thanks a mill, I was so happy with it and it tasted as good as it looked! Will be telling all my friends about the great Lovin’ from the Oven cakes!!

Avital

Avital

Titanic Birthday Cake

I loved my birthday cake! It was such a cool surprise and the detail was amazing. Had so many nice comments about it. Thanks for making my birthday so special.

Jessica

Jessica

"Bread" Chocolate Cake

I was the lucky girl that got this cake as a present from Av and Brian, I was stunned at the amazing level of detail in this cake, literally jaw dropping at how realistic it was, so much so that little Otis was picking off the pumpkin seeds!! You have such an awesome talent – Thank you!

Fresh from the oven