Our latest ‘Featured Cake’ is a pretty little 1st birthday cake.

Covered in pink and white ‘non pareils’ (that’s 100s & 1000s or spinkles to most of us!) as well as some pink sugar crystals, Sylvia’s 1st birthday cake was striking in the simplicity of its design. An edible bow, together with a number 1 and her name - all in lilac - were the only extras.

Also accompanying the cake were some vanilla flavour butter cookie favours which I decorated with royal icing and just a touch of the non pareils… It was tempting to cover them in the sprinkles, but less is more.

After I took the photo on the black backdrop that I usually use, I took a snap with my camera’s phone and I love how it came out - the over exposure gives it a lovely effect.

I hope Sylvia - and all her family - enjoyed her special day!