London birthday cake

London Birthday cake

This is a recent creation of ours, and as the title explains it’s all about London!

A beautiful cake that symbolises’ the best the capital has to offer.

It’s decorated with beautiful iced run-out’s of various London landmarks such as The London Eye, Tower Bridge, St Pauls to name a few.

The balloons add a nice splash of colour to this cake making it a perfect celebration cake.

The cake filling was a delicious victoria sponge layered with vanilla butter cream and raspberry jam, could you ask for more?!

 

 

 

 

 

 

crown jewels cake

With the jubilee celebrations just around the corner I thought I’d share with you this wonderful crown jewels cake.

Using the striking colours from the crown itself this cake makes the perfect center piece for jubilee parties.

However your celebrating, I hope this crown jewels cake inspires you to have a great jubilee party!

Llinos x

Photo by www.fionasweddingphotography.co.uk

 

 

All things bling!

Recently I was comissioned to produce a spectacular cake for one of the cast members from the TV show ‘Made in Chelsea’.

Here’s the cake and I’m sure you’ll agree the title ‘All things bling’ suits this jewellery box cake perfectly.

Have a look and let me know what you think.

Llinos x

 

Well here goes my first ever blog!

Let me introduce myself - my name is Llinos Woods and I am the owner, maker and cake designer of Pretty Cakes of London, where I produce wonderful cakes for weddings, engagements, anniversaries, birthdays, christenings, baby showers, thank yous, corporate, seasonal cakes and cupcakes to name a few.

I’m married to Peter and I have an amazing daughter –Kate who is 5 and my chief helper!

I’m originally from West Wales, however I’ve lived in London for 18 years and I love the city After all this time I still have my welsh accent-as they say: “You can take the girl out of wales………!”

My background has been working as a pastry chef at some of London’s finest hotels and restaurants. I’ve made desserts for Madonna, Elton John to name a few and I’ve been privileged to spend a week preparing afternoon tea for HRH Queen Elizabeth.

On this blog you’ll find out what I’ve been up to, pictures of my latest cake creations and  I’ll share with you some of my favourite recipes.

I look forward to interacting with you all!
Llinos x