Emily ♥ Hankins

Bespoke, hand painted wedding cakes from the heart of Cornwall

Tamsyn and Rob

Tamsyn and Rob

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 Blog, Testimonials

Just to say, I couldn’t of dreamed of a better wedding cake, you read my mind perfectly with what I wanted and it was just perfect! Thank you so much once again, Mr and Mrs Jose

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Vivien and Gareth

Vivien and Gareth

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 Blog, Testimonials

Just a huge, huge thanks for our cake! It was absolutely stunning and the guests were amazed by your design and the teacup! They, and we, just loved it! It was delicious, cut brilliantly and we were very sorry that there was not more left over! We had just the lemon cut for the day and that was the whole bottom tier for about 70 guests so quite generous...

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Paula and Coert 14.05.16

Paula and Coert 14.05.16

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 Blog

“Just to thank you for the beautiful cake, not only was it delicious but it looked amazing, your hand painting is truly lovely.” Paula “Everyone loved it and was amazed with how stunning the cake looked. The colours, the painting, the super tight folds, someone even thought the cake wasn’t real ! Thanks again for making our special...

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A little behind the scenes video….

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 Blog

A little behind the scenes video of me working on 150 of my completely edible teacups for a recent wedding – This is me smoothing out the buttercream on top of the sponges on the morning of the wedding – I started at 4am! Cant wait to share the finished display with...

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Hannah and Dave 19.03.16

Hannah and Dave 19.03.16

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 Blog, Testimonials

I love this image of the lovely Hannah and Dave cutting their wedding cake in the beautiful ballroom of Leigh Court in Bristol. They wanted a cake design that would look at home in the grand ballroom, which has an amazingly detailed ceiling. The 4 tier cake had a deep hand painted tier in pale blush and peachy pinks, The base was finished with filigree work...

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A hand painted cake demo…

A hand painted cake demo…

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 Blog

It is always a pleasure to be asked to demo my hand painting skills in front of an audience – this time it was for the ‘BIG BOROUGH BAKE OFF’ a local village celebration here in Cornwall. Lots of keen bakers and cake decorators came along to see the lovely Glenn Cosby, of Great British Bake Off fame, demo some recipes from his new book. I...

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