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Embracing Inner Quirkiness! Profile of Debbie Gillespie Cakes

I first came across Debbie Gillespie when judging the North of England wedding awards. Her customers absolutely rave about her and her fabulous cakes (if you have never tried her chocolate cake you have never lived according to one bride). So I’m delighted that Debbie has agreed to share her business story. She tells us … Read more

Start a Wedding Cake Business

You’re a skilled baker and love all things sugar and chocolate. You’re the person friends and family call on when they need a birthday or celebration cake, so could you expand into wedding cake making and build a business from your talent? Things to consider: You must understand and conform to local hygiene regulations. Unless … Read more

Crocheted Pants Groom’s Cake

This cake by Kara of A Cake to Remember in Richmond VA made me smile this week: The groom is apparently famous for crocheted pants! To read the full story and find out how Kara made the cake (and how long it took) check out her blog here.

9 Foot Wedding Cake

I’m always in awe of the skill of wedding cake makers so this fantastic creation by Michael Burns of Special Days Cakes for his own wedding really caught my eye. With Half a ton of mixed fruit, 20 kilos of marzipan, 3,000 eggs and 20 bottles of rum, it’s Britain’s biggest wedding cake. Congratulations, Michael.

Cake Wrecks – fun website of the month

This is my favourite coffee break site – the one I turn to when I’m tired and need a good laugh. Cake Wrecks features some of the most bizarre and disastrous cakes. Put “wedding” into the search and you will find all sorts of goodies, including a wedding cake with skulls, lego inspired cakes and … Read more