Ruby Red Giant Cupcake

This Giant Cupcake was made for a very good friend of the family who celebrated her birthday a few weeks ago. Her name is Ruby, which is why she requested the lovely red theme for her cake. The cake is a victoria sponge, filled with raspberry jam and vanilla buttercream.

I really love the deep red colour that I achieved with the buttercream roses and as always, it is a massive confidence boost to recieve positive feedback about my cakes.

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Nameday Giant Cupcake

Another Giant Cupcake, this time for a friend of mine. She wanted a cake for her husband’s Nameday.

A Nameday, is very similar to a birthday, insofar as it involves gifts and cake. The main difference being that, instead of celebrating the day you were born, you celebrate……you guessed it – your name! It is a really popular tradition in Poland (and a few other countries I’m told). My question is, why do we not have it here in the UK???

This giant cupcake is a red velvet cake with vanilla buttercream frosting. The idea, was to make it look like an actual oversized cupcake – hence the giant buttercream swirl and the sprinkles. I am really pleased with how it turned out and so glad that they both loved it too.