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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Spoooooky Halloween Cupcakes

A quick and spoooooky cupcake tutorial in 2 styles to get you in the mood for Halloween! All you need are a few tools, some dust and fondant and you’re on your way! It’s a nice and easy tutorial to try out with your kids over Halloween.  Enjoy! BOoooooooOOoooOoooooooOoooOoooooo!

FREE Wicked Pumpkin Cake Tutorial

A little something to get you into the Halloween spirit!  This FREE downloadable tutorial will show you how to carve and create an evil little pumpkin to surprise your friends with.  A great introduction to carved cakes.  Have fun celebrating and be sure to send photos of your creations to me!  I love to see … Read More

The Incredible Works of William Joyce Collaboration

When Heather from Cakepunk asked me to join her collaboration celebrating the incredible works of William Joyce, I said, “WHO”? With one quick Google search I knew exactly who he was – but had no idea the amount of books, stories, movies etc that I already recognised –  and never knew were his.  There were … Read More

The Ark’s 21st Birthday

Where it all began… Two years ago I was invited into my first cake collaboration, a live one at the Ark in Temple Bar, Dublin after meeting some cake decorators at the Dublin Cake Show.  And boy has it been a wild ride since then!  Can’t believe so much has happened in just 2 years! For … Read More

The Caketastics – Recumberer Monster

When the earth is in danger from invading aliens, you’ve just got to do what you’ve got to do. This Recumberer Monster is one of the less intimidating monsters on attack in the world. They wouldn’t be the sharpest tools in the shed and they are more of an annoying psychotic scavenger than an intimidating … Read More

Gone Fishin’

Fishing and computers… ?  Hmmm…. Isn’t it funny how some people affect the course your life takes. When I first came to Ireland on holidays 16 years ago, I thought I’d try my hand at living in Galway for a while and went to print off my CV (Resumé) at a photo lab.  The manager printed … Read More

A mouse reading on a spool of thread? YES!

I’m in love with Beatrix Potter’s illustrations.  So when asked what to do for a Beatrix Potter collaboration, it had to be this little guy from the over of the Tailor of Gloucester (with a few modifications).  And yes, I had to Google Gloucester to find out how to pronounce it.