Happy St. Patrick’s Day

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April 09 Wedding Fairs

Just to keep you all up to date on wedding fairs happening in the area.

Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa are hosting a wedding fair on Easter Sunday 12th April 09.

The Radisson SAS Farnham Estate Hotel in Cavan are hosting their wedding fair on Sunday 26th April 09.…

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Athlone Advanced Sugarcraft Course Week 8

On our 8th week the girls brought in an 8″ square maderia.

We cut this up to make round and square mini cakes.

Here are a few of the photos from it.   Fantastic colours and very well done.

To see the rest click on Flickr

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Cupcakes

I made these cupcakes for my Godsons birthday.

The carrot cupcakes had a cream cheese topping

The chocolate cupcakes had a swirl of chocolate buttercream and chocolate chips on top.

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Spring


Spring

Originally uploaded by cacamilis

Its great to see a bit of colour and growth in all the gray shades of winter .

This is the view from my kitchen window.

Its a whin bush and its in full bloom.…

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20 Years of Independent Broadcasting in Ireland

We were asked recently to make a novelty cake by MKC, one of the leading public relations and communications consultancies in the country, for a pre-Annual Conference dinner in the Four Seasons, Ballsbridge. 

The cake was to celebrate 20 years of Independent Broadcasting in Ireland.

We created an old style radio with an …

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Bridal Carriages

I met Michael Flanagan of Bridal Carriages at the Clarion Wedding Fair in Sligo recently.

He was kind enough to help me in with my cakes.   Thanks Michael, hope you enjoyed the cupcakes.

Bridal Carriages was established in June 2008 and provides an alternative means of transport for your special occasion.  Michael, and his horse …

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Christening pixie cake


Christening pixie cake

Originally uploaded by cacamilis

One of my favourite cakes to make is a Christening cake.

I love making the tiny pixies which are put on the cake to look after the new baby.

The baby is made from flesh coloured sugarpaste which I put in a mould and then take out and …

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Athlone Advanced Sugarcraft week 7

Week 7 was about making sugarpaste models.  We had made some in the previous set of classes but practice makes perfect!

I started by doing a demo of a communion boy and girl sugarpaste model which could be put on a communion cake.

The ladies then made their own.  Here are some of the photos.  …

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Cupcakes

We made 4 dozen cupcakes for a 21st last weekend.

The room for the party was done up in gold and ivory and the girl was wearing cerise pink so we teamed the cupcakes to match.

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