First photo of the cake

Thanks to my friend E, here’s a first glimpse of the wedding cake. It’s not perfect, but it was delicious. People went back for seconds, thirds and sometimes even fourths. More photos to follow later when I have my brain back again after a wonderful, yet tiring, weekend. MrsFoxyBakes. Advertisements

And it’s done!

After a few days of hard graft, my wedding cake is done. Although I won’t breathe a sigh of relief until it’s in a box and at the venue tomorrow and it has survived the, albeit short, car trip. I won’t reveal the whole cake yet, as that’s reserved for the wedding day itself, but … Continue reading

The wedding cake – we have cakes

Today I spent a good few hours battling with ganache. I won though, and am now sat on the sofa, after having washed off what felt like many dustingsĀ of icing sugar, ganache, cake crumbs, jam, butter cream and lemon curd.

Trepidation…

Tomorrow, the big bake commences: I will start making my wedding cake. Well, I have kind of already started. The last few days I have spent some making hydrangea petals with Beau Sugarpaste. The first batch I did, took ages to dry, I thought it was going to not set for, like, forever! It dried … Continue reading

Let the cakes begin

Tonight MrFoxyBakes and I went to the supermarket to buy the ingredients for our wedding cake. As you can see, it’s a crate full and this doesn’t include some of the icing I already have and I realisedĀ I also need lemons and raspberry jam. That will have to be bought next week then. In the … Continue reading

The Crossing-Border Cake: Part I

Tonight I was asked by friends of mine to make a cake for their wedding for about 50 people. The wedding is in 6 weeks’ time, so plenty of time to prepare myself. There’s a, albeit lovely, snag: the wedding is in Spain. This brings a whole new level to cake-making logistics. It was hinted … Continue reading

Making your own wedding cake: Part I

So, yes, call me crazy: I am making my own wedding cake. I am getting hitched in September and after many weeks of looking around on the internet finding cakes and bakers that I like, I fell off my chair at the sheer cost of the damn things. I know, I know, I know, you … Continue reading