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Cake of the Month – January 2015

Cake of the Month – January 2015

Finally, we’re nearly catching up with our Cake of the Months – we’re into 2015 now at least! This cake was new baker Sophie’s first bake for us. We decided that we’d let her stay 😉 If you’ve ever wondered how to make one of *those* Barbie cakes then wonder no more… Name of baker: … Continue reading

Cake of the Month – December 2014

Cake of the Month – December 2014

Talking of ever so cute cakes … awww, this snowman is just the most adorable thing. And the best thing about volunteering for us for baker Anna? She gets to lick the bowl! Yum yum! Name of baker: Anna Greenwood Name of cake: Snowman Ingredients: For the cake- Five eggs; then same weight as eggs … Continue reading

Cake of the Month – September 2014

Cake of the Month – September 2014

Oh balls. It’s November. How did that happen? Better late than never, hey? Here’s September’s Cake of the Month – which is a spectacular masterpiece by anyone’s standards. Often cakes for children are very literal; a cartoon character’s face for example (not that there’s anything wrong with that – we are huge fans of Mickey’s … Continue reading

Cake of the month – June 2014

Cake of the month – June 2014

June’s cake of the month was made by one of our newest bakers. The cake is pretty special as we’re sure you’ll agree – it’s bright and colourful, and fulfills the unusual brief (Dragon Ball Z? Yes, we had to Google it too!) – but, also, its baker, Clare, has already made a handful of … Continue reading

Cake of the month – May 2014

Cake of the month – May 2014

We’ve got another corker of a cake for May’s cake of the month. Its baker, Julia, is also a bit of a corker in our eyes, producing cake after imaginative cake for us. She is not a One Direction fan. She didn’t know the names of the boys in that band. But she became one … Continue reading

Cake of the month – April 2014

Cake of the month – April 2014

It’s approaching the end of May; let’s face it, it’s nearly June; and here we are with April’s cake of the month.  Hey ho. We picked this cake for it’s beautiful simplicity. It’s pretty, pink… perfect! And we love that baker Jen wants to share some of the happiness she had as a child with … Continue reading

Buttercream to blow your mind

Buttercream to blow your mind

What do Hello Kitty, Spiderman and Peppa Pig have in common? Apart from the fact that they are all popular requests for FCFK Hackney cakes, the answer is: we can recreate them in buttercream like pros. And we’ll let you into a secret: we most certainly aren’t pros! So how to we do it? Well, … Continue reading

Cake of the month – January 2014

Cake of the month – January 2014

When we told this baker that we’d chosen her cake as our “cake of the month” for January she was super happy because, she said, she never wins anything! The thing is though, as cheesy as this may sound, it’s the child who received this cake, not her, who is the real winner. We know, … Continue reading