Carol’s How to – Make Chocolate handbags

I am NOT the teacher but very keen to share snippets of information that I have picked up at workshops I go to.  This one is another special from faircake – Shikhita a fabulously passionate teacher who makes chocolate decorating look like an art form. In order to make a chocolate handbag here are the steps Step 1 – Roll out a strip of chocolate about as wide as a ruler and about10 cm long…

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Birthday cakes for 8 year old boys

We had so much fun creating a football birthday cake – it was made as 2 halves and stuck together with buttercream icing.  I spent Saturday morning decorating my little masterpiece – only to have to remove all the top layer and start again. I was completely stressing out over the pattern on the football – I know it’s a bit over the top really as the fact that it was round was good enough…

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