It’s certainly true that being able to bake a decent cake is a skill worth having. Additionally being able to decorate a cake to a reasonable standard is certainly a sure fire way to delight friends and family.
There are a number of posts on this blog about quite ‘specific occasion’ cakes. This post features a variety of cakes that have all been made and decorated for special occasions. Perhaps a look through the picture gallery will help with ideas if you are thinking about making a cake for a special occasion.
There are a variety of cakes, that include anniversary and special birthdays along with a cake baked and decorated to mark the successful achievement of my brother in law completing a 100 mile ultra marathon!
Clicking on any picture should open a gallery that you can scroll through.