Category Archives: Celebration Cakes

Daring Bakers – Cherry, Coconut and Pistachio Swedish Prinsesstårta

Korena of Korena in the Kitchen was our May Daring Bakers’ host and she delighted us with this beautiful Swedish Prinsesstårta! Prinsesstårta is a Swedish cake which translates to Princess Cake. Traditionally the cake is made up of layers of … Continue reading

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Death by Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

It was Mat’s birthday back in April. He wanted to go to the comic book store but the car was in the garage. So, instead he went to the skate park and my little sister Mia who was staying the weekend and … Continue reading

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Lemon Curd and Coconut Cream Cake

The day of making this cake for my Mum’s birthday on April 12th was a day of baking failures. The cake I share with you here was the THIRD cake I made. The THIRD – the first two went to … Continue reading

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Monkey Cake!

  This cake was made for Jess’s nephew’s 3rd birthday a few weeks ago. He has an allergy to eggs so the cake is an egg free chocolate sponge baked in two 8 inch round sandwich tins. An alternative egg … Continue reading

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Bow Birthday Cake

This cake was made for my big sister, Emily’s 23rd birthday in October. Its a 2 tier cake with a chocolate base and toffee top layer. We went for dinner on her birthday where I presented her with the cake … Continue reading

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Polka Dot Birthday Cake

This fun polka dot cake was made for my big sister’s birthday in October. It was surprisingly simple to make and its a great template for variations! Off to see Incubus tonight wohoo! After being ripped off on Gumtree for … Continue reading

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Music Note Celebration Cake

This is a really simple celebration cake for a musician or a music lover. I made this for a colleague at work, a keen and very talented guitarist and singer. Try this with different shapes and colours and you’ll find … Continue reading

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Football Pitch Cake

I made this football pitch cake last year for my nephew, Nico’s birthday. It differs from this cake as it is a square and a Madeira cake base. This is a very moist chocolate cake baked in a rectangular tin (so more … Continue reading

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St. George Victoria Sponge

This is another of the cakes I made for the St.George’s day party on Saturday. Its really simple, it would also be a great cake to celebrate the Royal Wedding this weekend – you could also add blueberries to the … Continue reading

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