|I am going to order this rose wedding cake from Slattery's when I marry Daniel Craig|
Slattery's also sells a large selection of smaller cakes and all manner of novelty chocolates. Seriously, get yourself down there.
|This cake was adopted by Lucy and Mark. I hope they look after it.|
The next day was spent making chocolate decorations, some of which adorned these little boat-shaped cakes. The cakes are layers of chocolate sponge and ganache with a couple of Maltesers hidden in the middle. Maltesers are a chocolate that I wouldn't usually give the time of day, but were surprisingly good tucked inside a cake.
|Well done to Samuel (3) and Isabelle (2) for each polishing off one of these fairly substantial cakes|
|Stripy cigarillos; chocolate water lily; marbles|
|This cake went to North Wales for Angharad's birthday. Penblywdd hapus, cariad!|
The other three cakes were even more diverse - one was ChoccyWoccyDooDah style, a shop in Brighton that I visited last May but only very briefly on account of being with a dog; one was a lovely box style with leopard print transfers that I really hope made it back to Dublin in one piece; and one was the bubble cake, which I absolutely love.
I thoroughly enjoyed the course and learned a huge amount. I would heartily recommend Slattery's courses to anyone who wants to learn more about working with chocolate, particularly if they want to eat a lot of it after the class. Now I just need to practise practise practise (working, not eating, sadly. I'd be ace if it was just eating).