Category Archives: Occasion cakes

40th Spurs Birthday Cake

This is a 40th birthday cake I made for my husband who is a huge Tottenham Hotspur fan.  This was made with 2 colours which works well.  The cake was a vanilla sponge with buttercream and a jam filling.  It fed … 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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70th Birthday Cake

I made this recently (in May this year) for my Mam’s 70th Birthday.  It was a simple sponge cake but made with Greek yoghurt which gave it a nice flavour and helped it stay moist.  I decorated it with simple … 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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Snake Cake

I made this small cake for St. Patrick’s Day, just using a 9 inch round sponge tin, and cutting a circle out of the middle.  If I had more time, I would have made 2 tins and then a longer … Continue reading

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Guest Blog

I’m including a photo here of a HedgeHog Cake, this was made by my parents-in-law Dave & Angela – all credits to the dynamic duo!  This is a coffee cake, made with butter-icing.  Irel coffee (a uniquely Irish brand of … Continue reading

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