Beautiful Venues

Beautiful Venues

Posted on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Recently I have had the pleasure of delivering my cakes to a couple new venues. In particular the staff have been a delight and the venues beautiful décor have made the whole experience a pleasure. I would certainly recommend The …

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Changing Times

Posted on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Wedding cakes seem to be back again! The baking programmes are not so popular – in fact aren’t we all sick of them?? I am delighted that people are now coming back to the professionals rather than ‘bodging’ the job …

The Delight of Christening Cakes

The Delight of Christening Cakes

Posted on Saturday, May 18th, 2013

    The fact that people are still getting their children christened is very gratifying to me personally and baking a cake to celebrate the event gives me particular pleasure. As with the making of any celebration cake, the contents …

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Orchids v Roses

Posted on Monday, April 29th, 2013

The rose has inspired people for generations and its beauty has earned the rose a place in history as a symbol of love, with its delicate petals suggesting the caress of a loved one. It’s fair to say that the …

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Wedding Fair Season is Here

Posted on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

If you are undecided or in search of inspiration, a wedding fair may be just the thing to focus your mind on the wide-ranging possibilities for your special day. For my part, I am passionate about cakes and equally passionate …

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Cakes for Men

Posted on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

So, a man in your life has a celebration coming up? However difficult it may be to think of a theme for a man, his appreciation that thought has been given to his particular hobby or pastime will make the …

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Wedgwood Blue Wedding Cake

Posted on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Choice, as with nearly everything associated with weddings, is not limited to the wide range of venues available; any more than it is for the preferred wording of marriage vows. It’s not surprising then, that our choices increasingly challenge the …

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Chocoholic Groom’s Chocolate Ganache Wedding Cake

Posted on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

It is said that nine out of ten people like chocolate. The tenth person always lies. This truism may explain why a departure from the usual white or ivory wedding cake was the Bride’s obliging concession to her chocoholic Groom. …

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Cookies for Favours

Posted on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

The gift of a bomboniera is an Eastern Orthodox tradition over 3,000 years old. Bombonieres traditionally contain koufeta (Jordan almonds) and are given as tokens of good fortune and happiness. The almonds are symbolic of life with their bittersweet taste …

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In the Night Garden Novelty Cake

Posted on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

  A charity fund-raising event, Enabling Evie, www.enablingevie.co.uk was the inspiration for this bespoke novelty cake. It was an honour for Timeless Cakes to be asked to donate a cake by Lu Benfield, the organiser of a fun afternoon at the …

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Green Orchid Wedding Cake at Runnymede-on-Thames

Posted on Monday, July 30th, 2012

A delightful synthesis of hearts, Cymbidiums and Diamantes was the bride’s chosen theme for this three-tiered handmade wedding cake with Orchids. To complete the ensemble, 110 plain madeira orchid cupcakes were prepared, trimmed with a single orchid, three hearts and a diamante on each.

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Wedding Fair at Holiday Inn Shepperton

Posted on Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Had a great day today at Shepperton Holiday Inn (Moat House to us locals!) They held their own fair with plenty of show rounds who spent a lot of time there. The exhibitors were a very select group of wedding …

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LVCC, Fairs and Networking

Posted on Monday, January 30th, 2012

I had the immense pleasure of meeting and spending a couple of hours with Mich Turner of Little Venice Cake Company last week. She is certainly my cake god and just really makes everything seem sooooo easy. I visited the …

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Syon Park recommendation

Posted on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

I feel very priviledged to say that I am now on the Syon Park preferred vendors list. I had a very pleasant meeting with Beccy and her banqueting team at Syon House last year in the hope of working with them …

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Beaumont Wedding Fair 08 January 2012

Posted on Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Had a great day today at Beaumont at the Prestige Wedding Fair. Very busy and lots of lovely happy people (apart from two !!). Loads of christmas engagements which is so exciting – everyone looking forward to an exciting year …

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Butterflies Wedding Cakes

Posted on Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Finished the flying butterfly wedding cake today – it ended up being very pretty and romantic, as the brief was, but quite tricky with the butterflies being attached to a frame around the cake rather than on the cake. It …

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Weddings at Beaumont House

Posted on Sunday, November 13th, 2011

All getting very busy at the moment – surrounded by pink and white roses – so everywhere looking very pretty at least!