Category Archives: childrens cakes

Mickey Mouse Cake

I made this cake for my niece for her 3rd birthday as she is a huge Mickey Mouse fan.  I cut the cake freehand into the shape of his face and used a glass to cut out 2 large pieces … Continue reading

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Curious George Birthday Cake

My sister made this Curious George birthday cake for her daughter’s 5th birthday party.  Curious George is a big star in my niece’s house.  The cake was made using a simple vanilla sponge.  The decoration was done by hand using … Continue reading

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Christening Cake

This is a christening cake I made for my niece Gráinne in July 2013. It is a two tiered cake, the bottom tier is vanilla sponge, made using the BBC’s recipe for ‘Easy Vanilla Cake’ which I would highly recommend.  The … Continue reading

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Easter Bunny Cake

I made this cake for Easter Sunday.  It was really for all my nieces & nephews but a few adults indulged too!  I made it using a light sponge (no butter) 3 eggs, 3 oz caster sugar, 3 oz flour. … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Cake

This is a photo of an Easter Egg Cake my sister Aisling made with her daughter Catherine.  They tell me they used a pudding tin to get the shape right (and a good pinch of baking powder) to help it … Continue reading

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Birthday Clown Cake

This is a clown cake I made for my Godchild Marie on her first birthday.  It was a sponge with fruit (fresh strawberries) and cream filling.  I decorated with coloured sugarpaste and surrounded the cake with some large sweets.

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ABC Birthday cake

I made this birthday cake yesterday for my 2 year old niece Aoibhinn.  It is made using a rectangular tin about 10 inches in length.  I used a classic Victoria sponge recipe, spread buttercream icing on it and covered it … Continue reading

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