I recently caught up with Rosalind owner of Peggy’s Cupcakes. As I was fascinated to know how Rosalind creates her exquisitely decorated stylish couture wedding cakes, and cupcakes.
1. Do you have a favourite cupcake design for 2010?
Yes, the “Marie Antoinette Collection” are my favourites. These Madagascan Vanilla cupcakes are first iced with a layer of scrumptious vanilla buttercream and a covering of sugar fondant. Each cupcake is then individually decorated with intricate hand-piped icing and adorned with edible gold lustre dust.
2. How would you describe your style?
Elegant, classic yet contemporary, and romantic
3. When should a bride book for her wedding cake?
Really as soon as they have decided on the theme/decorations/style for their wedding. It’s important to book a cake designer early as they can only take on so many cakes each week, and your first choice may be booked up for your wedding date, especially for summer weddings.
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4. What is the most memorable cake you have created?
A 3 tier wedding cake, each tier being a double height which had over 500 handmade white sugar flowers as decoration, including tulips, roses and blossoms. It was a beautiful extravaganza of sugar flowers
5. Have you had any unusual requests?
I had a request for cupcakes for someone who was obsessed with “Domo Kun”, a cute yet fierce looking Japanese character. I made the characters in sugar paste, all in different poses, which sat on top of the cupcakes
To see some of Peggy’s Cupcakes Peggy Porschen Cakes