What is your most memorable wedding?
I loved catering afternoon tea and a giant cupcake wedding tower in a beautiful teepee in the peak district. The bride and groom wanted quirky cakes and even requested Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and Peppa Pig were placed on top of the cake at their daughter’s request!
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
artisan, rustic, county wedding, simple, delicious
What about your business are you most proud of?
I run the business single-handed and bake all the cakes from scratch. I am passionate about flavour, and make sure that every one of my cakes and cupcakes is absolutley delicious! I am commited to sustainability and am currently switching my ingredients to organic, my boxes to fully compostable, and use renewable energy suppliers.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Work out your priorities and keep things in perspective. Remember it’s your day- make sure you enjoy it!
Describe your typical process with a couple.
I invite a couple to join me for a cake tasting and we discuss their cake needs and budget. I then will finalise a quotation and send it out. The date can be secured with a 50% deposit.
What is your signature cake?
Black Bottom Cupcake- a rich chocolate sponge with vanilla cheesecake baked inside it, with cream cheese frosting
Describe how you got into making wedding cakes.
I have been interested in baking since I was little, and it has always been a dream to won my own business. After my first child was born, I took the opportunity to begin baking for family and friends, and turned it into a business from there.
What would be your show stopper in the Great British Bake Off?
A beautiful 4 tier naked cake- the sponge has to be perfectly baked, as there is no hiding!