Too Good to Eat?

It’s back to school time people. H.O.O.R.A.Y! But every silver lining has a cloud. Kids Parties. Boo.

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Or is it? Cressida Bell is a genius textiles designer who has applied her talent not to baking (even I can do that!) but to decorating cakes – turning them from MEH to YEH and almost too good to eat. Almost…..*bye bye bikini bod*

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In her studio, she’s devoted an entire area to her cake decorations – akin to a who’s who of ye old fashioned sweet shoppe . With flying saucers, Allsorts, Parma Violets, sugar balls, chocolate drops and gaint boxes of silver balls – all arranged alongside her sketchbooks, pencils, inks and printing screens. I’m bustin’ in there ASAP!

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So forget nipping to the supermarket and buying a mass produced MEH cake to go with the limp sandwiches and packets of crisps in the dingy Church Hall where you booked your party.

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Get the book, get inspired and get designing! Fifty Fabulous Cakes by Cressida Bell Amazon £16.

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Or, if you’re feeling flush and lazy – commission her to do it – and take the credit….Cressida Bell.

 

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