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Star Wars Angry Birds Cupcakes

Well, you knew this was going to happen sooner or later. Earlier this year, I taught my son’s Grade Two class how to make Angry Birds in Fondant in their class. It involved an immense amount of pre-planning – mixing … Continue reading

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Finding Nemo – Coral Reef Tropical Fish cake

You’ve probably guessed by now I’m dealing with a massive backlog of un-blogged cakes! I made this birthday cake for Kenzie, who is the daughter of my good friends Matt and Xara. Kenzie loves the Vancouver Aquarium, Finding Nemo, and … Continue reading

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How-to: The Tintin Cake

Some time ago, I made the above Tintin cake. It was one of the first cakes I’d ever done that involved painting with food colour directly onto rolled fondant. I get a lot of questions about how I did the … Continue reading

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LEGO Mini-fig Surgeon Cake

One of my work colleagues left to pursue a career in nursing, and it seemed only fitting to document his transition into a career in scrubs with some chocolate and fondant LEGO love. Here’s my version of the LEGO mini-fig … Continue reading

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Game Changers: homemade fondant, LEGO pottery. Lubrication sold separately.

For all the years I’ve been making cakes, I have always bought fondant, and always delivered a cake with the caveat that “you wouldn’t REALLY want to eat the fondant”. Because even though it’s edible, I really can only advocate … Continue reading

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