Candy's Cupcakes Blog

Fame, Fortune, Fun & The Black Eyed Peas Cake

Will.I.Am with his 20th anniversary Black Eyed Peas Cake

In most businesses these are the key to happiness and success, and recently I was given an opportunity to tick at least two of these boxes!

As a cake decorator it is inevitable that you get approached by companies to make orders that offer ‘exposure’, based on their profile and audience numbers.

It is up to you as a business owner to decide whether you want to take that risk. Also, if you can afford the time, resources and materials in return.

It is also worth keeping in mind the ‘Fame, Fortune or Fun’ motto. Please note, this can also be applied to day-to-day order enquires.

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2020 hasn’t been all that bad…


The terms COVID19, Lockdown, quarantine, unprecedented, tiers (that aren’t cake related) social distancing and isolation are all new to our vocabulary thanks to the year 2020!

Quite frankly we can’t wait until 2020 has been a distant memory and we can all return to ‘normality’ whatever that may be.

When it comes to business we have seen many come, sadly go, and also some fortunate ones grow and adapt as a result of the frequent changes, tweaks and easing in laws nationwide. Continue reading

Branded Corporate Cupcakes

Mini corporate cupcakes with Microsoft Surface logo

Having set up initially as a ‘cupcake’ only business back in 2013 I began to take the business in a different direction as I expanded my portfolio. I now offer wedding cakes, tiered birthday cakes, cookies and cake pops!

This is a far cry from the days when I only offered cupcakes and giant cupcakes.

I love the variety of the work I do but I must admit I began to miss the cute little bite sized dessert AKA the cupcake.

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