Two Tarts

My brief for this particular birthday celebration was ever so slightly more challenging than usual. My sisters’ boyfriends share a birthday and so we celebrated them on the same occasion. As they have fairly divergent tastes in sweets – one preferring lighter, fruit-based confections and the other seeing anything that isn’t chocolate-drenched or caramel-soaked as […]

Ladybug Cake

I made this Ladybug cake for my sister Juliet’s 10th birthday. She’d just done a unit on bugs for school and loved it, so I used that as my inspiration. Ladybugs seemed like the most toothsome insect, and I was really happy with the result. This cake was made a while ago so I don’t […]

Mint Slice Cake

For my brother Christian’s 16th birthday, he requested a mint slice cake. That was weeks ago and I’ve been thinking about how to execute it ever since. I was tickled pink by his request as I have loved Arnott’s mint slice biscuits since the dawn of time and as a consequence of my deep abiding […]