Two weeks ago I was asked to make a Mickey Mouse birthday cake for a close friend’s nephew who was turning 2. I happily accepted because I love to bake and look for any reason to bake and because I finally had an opportunity to make a Mickey Mouse cake; an opportunity I was not… Continue reading When Mickey Mouse is not so mickey mouse.
I was very fortunate to have a very long weekend, which meant that I could get my baking on. I love Minions and was very excited when I was asked to bake a Minion cake for a one year old boy. I spent my Friday baking a vanilla buttercream Minion cake for the Saturday. Being… Continue reading Minions, Minions, Minions!
Last week was my nephew's birthday and like I have been doing every year, since he was 2, I baked his birthday cake. This year he wanted a Lightning McQueen (Cars) birthday cake. I initially toyed with the idea of making the cake in the shape of Lightning McQueen but I was not sure if… Continue reading A CARS Birthday Cake
About 2 months ago, one of my friends asked if I could bake a Minnie Mouse birthday cake for her daughter's first birthday party. She sent me a picture of how she wanted the cake to look like. Although this cake was one of the easier cakes that I have made, for some reason I… Continue reading Minnie Mouse Birthday Cake
I absolutely love ganache; it is my favourite form of icing. What I am not a fan of is making the ganache. I have made ganache twice and whilst the recipe seems so simple, the ganache seems to kick my ass every time. The first time I made ganache, the recipe said that it should… Continue reading Ganache – 2, Me – 0