My 25th Birthday Cake

Those of you on Instagram may have spotted my epic birthday cake this year. A couple years ago, after I first started to finely-tune my pastry skills, it became fairly apparent that there wasn’t much point in purchasing cakes for birthdays and celebrations anymore. Not necessarily because I would bake one for the occasion, but…

Orange & Almond Victorian Sponge

When looking at the recipe for this cake, it looked decidedly like it should have been photographed in sepia. This is certainly a little more of an old-fashioned cake, in comparison to the ‘fad’ cakes of today, such as the croquembouche and macaron towers of terror. I find there’s little appreciation for good, old-fashioned classics…