More fondant fun

So after the short masterclass I had playing with fondant to make the Easter bunny cake topper, I decided to test my skills and make a lion! I bought ready made coloured fondant but in hindsight I probably should’ve mixed some white into the colours as everything looks good in pastel! I found a picture…

Play Dough

So my sister and I made some play dough from scratch for my nephew to play with. Making your own play dough means that all the ingredients are “natural” and you know exactly what ingredients are in it. This is important as kids love to put things in their mouth!!! My sister got the recipe…

Easter Bunny

So awhile back I signed up to an “Easter cake workshop” at the Kitchen Warehouse in Osborne Park. The class went for an hour and a half and we were taught by a lovely lady named Paula from “Charles & Violet” to create this bunny figurine using fondant: This was my first time playing with…

Flan or Flop?

So I made my first Vietnamese flan the other day. Otherwise known as “banh flan”. It’s similar to a creme brulee except it’s made upside down. This means the sugar layer is at the bottom of the cake pan where you caramelise it over the stove first, add the “egg” layer and then bake it…