How do I decide on my wedding cake design? There’s so much choice!

6 May 17
How do I decide on my wedding cake?  There’s so much choice! About a third of the couples I see often tell me there is so much choice out there for ...

The difference between a naked, semi-naked, and covered cake

6 May 17
The difference between a naked, semi-naked, and covered cake A Naked Cake A naked cake is sponge tiers and filling.  No marzipan, no ganache, no buttercream on the outside, and no ...

Wedding Cake Consultations and Cake Samples

24 Apr 17
Wedding Cake Consultations and Cake Samples My wedding cake consultations take place in Bel & the Dragon venues (where I am a preferred supplier at their locations in Godalming and Reading ...

Lillibrooke Manor Wedding Cake

12 Apr 17
Lillibrooke Manor Wedding Cake   In February I made a Lillibrooke Manor Wedding Cake for Rachel and James Tozer.  I loved their design brief and they were a wonderful couple to ...

Wedding fairs Berkshire Hampshire Surrey Bucks

2 Apr 16
ClearlyCake will be exhibiting at the following wedding fairs this autumn 2016, covering Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and Bucks:   Littleton Park House at Shepperton Studios                                                  Sunday 4th September 2016 Studios Rd, ...

How soon should I book my wedding cake designer?

2 Apr 16
I have exhibited at several wedding fairs in Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and Buckinghamshire, and one question I have often been asked by couples is how soon they need to book me ...

How to make a Blue Poppy

3 Dec 15
Poppy centre Lightly colour a chickpea-sized ball of paste with Chestnut food paste. Roll into a ball and cone it a little. With needlenose tweezers, make 8-10 indents (make one, then ...

Sponge cakes: make them rise

30 Nov 15
This makes an 8″/20cm vanilla cake, and uses the creaming method: Ingredients: 200g salted butter 1 TSP vanilla extract/paste 200g caster sugar 4 medium eggs 200g self-raising flour Method: Turn the ...