Sugarbird's Sweet Nothings

I am passionate about food. And cooking. And baking. And running. Come and find a new recipe, a funny story, some strong opinions and whatever else I feel like throwing in the mix today.

Archive for October, 2012

October 31st, 2012 by Clarabella

A cake maker’s wedding cake

So many people have asked me the question. So what was your cake like?? I guess it is a pertinent one as I am a baker and cake creator, so what would a cake me like that is made for me by someone else. Someone I have never met or briefed in any way. The […]

October 27th, 2012 by Clarabella

Halloween, Roses & Sunshine

 I had the pleasure this week of making a halloween pumpkin birthday cake. It was a carved cake which is such fun to do. I made a double-height 8″ round madeira cake to start with. Madeira is really tasty, as its made with real (merveilleux françaises) butter and loads of real vanilla extract. A match […]

October 21st, 2012 by Clarabella

All things for a Scottish Birthday

So this week I had to make a birthday cake for a lady’s 50th birthday. Her partner ordered it as a surprise for her party which was to be held up in Scotland which is where she’s from. The brief from the gentleman was that the cake was to be ‘All things Scottish’, as the […]