Author Archives: Aoife

About Aoife

I enjoy making cakes and decorating them for family and friends. I am interested in swapping recipies and techniques with others interested in cake baking and decorating.

Christmas CupCakes

I made two different types of cupcakes for Christmas.  They were both made using a Red Velvet CupCake recipe.  I decorated 6 as Rudolph Cupcakes and the other 6 using Cream Cheese icing and some glitter & snowflake decorations. I … Continue reading

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Christmas Snowman and Penguin

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Sugarpaste model baby boy

Here is a model of a baby boy I made using sugarpaste.  I used white sugarpaste, coloured it with blue and ivory for the skin colour.  The paste is easy to model by using cone shapes and some modelling tools. … Continue reading

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Butterfly cake

This is a cake made for my 8 year old niece.  She loves butterflies.  I made this by shaping two 8 inch round sponge cakes.  I put cream and fruit in as the filling.  It is decorated with coloured sugarpaste … Continue reading

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World cup cup cakes for the finalists

I made these cup cakes or buns for the 2 teams that made it to the final, Spain and the Netherlands.  I decorated them with buttercream icing in the colours of the national flags.  

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Birthday wrapped gift box cake

Here is a cake I made for my Dad’s 70th.   It is in the shape of a gift box and I used three 9 inch square cakes sandwiched together with strawberries and cream.  The top is covered in sugarpaste … Continue reading

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Car cake

Here is a photo of a cake I made in the shape of a car and decorated with blue sugarpaste.  This cake was for a 3 year old boy who was very happy with it!  I made a light sponge … Continue reading

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