Woodland Tree Trunk Cake

I made this cute little small birthday cake for a friend’s birthday. It may seem that my friend is really into nature and maybe a bit of a country bumpkin, but that is not the case. I just really wanted to make this cake. There are alot of variations of tree trunk cakes online, but…

Noah’s Ark Cake

I made this cake a while ago and is one of my favourite cakes so I thought I’d share it with you. It was the first time I had ever made this themed cake so it was a learning curve for me. I pre-made the little animals about a week in advance to allow it…

The Hungry Caterpillar Cake

Did you know, this iconic children’s story was first published in 1969. Written by Eric Carle, this famous story has been the favourite of many kids I know. The tale of a greedy caterpillar who eats more than his weight in food … sleeps and wakes up into a beautiful butterfly. My daughter in particular…

Baby Shower Cake – The Naked Way

As I have continued on my journey of cakes and bakes I have realised that the most beautiful cakes are the most simplest. I use to think that the more you can add to a cake the more WOW it would look. I reality, the more you add to the cake, imperfect your cake can…

Pizza .. Come and Get Your Pizza!

I’m getting a feel for making food inspired cakes (check my previous Burger Cake which was somewhat EPIC!) Hence forth this weekend I whipped up this beauty. This was my first time making this type of cake, so I was suprt impressed with myelf (I will post a tutorial for it soon). I was thinking…

How To Make The Best Raspberry Coulis

I’ve recently discovered coulis. Yes, that posh word you hear on Masterchef. It is in fact a sauce, but sssshhhh … we don’s use such common words here at Sugar and Sponge. I love to add coulis to my cakes instead of jam. I find that jam is sweet and add a layer of that…

How To Make A Burger Cake

My son turned 8 years old this week and I am feeling melancholy. I was looking back at his old baby pictures and reminisced about those baby days. The endless drooling, laughing in his sleep and eating everything in sight. He was just the cutest. My mother nicked named him “Pomelo” because his head was…