A century to celebrate

It was an absolute honour when a family friend asked me to make a cake for her Aunt’s 100th birthday, and of course I immediately agreed.

The theme was to be Blackpool and the only other stipulation was that it be easy to transport, as they had to travel some distance with it.

100 Today!

I created this traditional triple layer vanilla sponge, filled with strawberry jam and vanilla Italian meringue buttercream, covered with fondant and decorated with a seaside theme.

She sells sea shells...Lustred fondant seashells flavoured variously with cappuccino, toffee and chocolate.

DeckchairGumpaste deckchair with fondant seat and sugar sand.  Next time, I’d leave out the ‘across’ stripe and would use a lighter colour for the wooden struts.

Chish & FipsIf you ate the fondant fish and chips, the headline news read “100 Today!”

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