At the recent shoot for Ladybird Cakes, in addition to the gorgeous pastel ribbon and floral three-tiered celebration cakes, there was a little friend looking on. On the table of owner Laura's studio, where her decorating classes take place, was the cutest cake I've ever seen. The cake was done up like a bathtub in fondant, with lots of bubbles and a 'rubber' duckie floating on top, and it was set on a base made to look like a wooden plank bathroom floor, complete with bath mat and towel (I don't know why I'm describing it, you can see it all here!). I had to get some shots to share, and Laura told me this is one of the cakes you can learn to create in her classes. I have to admit that after trying the duckie in her cupcake decorating class, which seemed simple to fashion in fondant after watching Laura, but winding up with the saddest little creature that appeared to be melting into itself, I'm happy to let capable others do the modelling!
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