When making this competition piece, I (ahem) didn’t realise that there was an actual theme to the category until a couple of days before. So with a little help and a push from my friends, I managed to get this square peg into that round hole. And he ended up winning a Gold and a … Read More

Vampyr Mosp

This little bug is actually one of the creatures from Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (the book).  It’s a Vampyr Mosp who lives on the grounds of Hogwarts and has laid her eggs in a broken sewer pipe.  This little guy won me a Gold at Cake International!

Golden Harp

From Cake International, Birmingham 2016 competition.  I entered this piece in the International category and won a Gold!  I still love this piece now and have to say that it was the best foot that I’ve ever made.  Ha!  Seriously though ….

Fortune Teller

Here’s my ‘back-up’ plan that ended up winning me a Gold and Best in Class at the Irish Sugarcraft Show (Cork) 2017. When I thought that the structure used inside of my Crowfoot piece was not going to be allowed I ended up creating a second, back-up piece and this was it. The judges loved … Read More

Jigokudani Monkeys

Japanese bathing monkeys that I made for the London Cake International Show in April 2017 and won Gold! This wasn’t one of my favourite pieces though as isomalt lake was difficult to set and I ran out on time to do all of the finishing touches on the rest and there was supposed to be … Read More

Cannibal Pumpkin

Well this is the one that started me off.  Before this competition piece I was just making the occasional cake for friends and family.  I decided to give a go at a local cake competition and ended up winning Gold, Best in Class and Best in Show!  And so it began….  I was completely hooked … Read More

Sid the punk

Disclaimer: No bunny was harmed in the making of this cake.  This full day dummy cake class is tons of fun!  It teaches students how to create a basic cake structure that can also be also reused for future use.  It is a great class to try out different mediums such as fondant, modelling chocolate, … Read More