My Story

Painted Fox

Beyond The Icing was established in 2016 by me, Catherine, a passionate home baker & 1950's rockabilly girl.  I have been baking since I was tall enough to stand on a stool to reach the mixer. 

After some life changes in 2015 I was making cakes for family & friends, all with amazing feedback so I decided to ditch the full time job in finance and start Beyond The Icing.  I love the challenge that each cake brings and the reaction when a cake is delivered.  

Over the years, I've had a lot of people telling me they wish they could bake and children love to bake too.  From this, the idea for baking parties was born.   

Being a 1950's devotee, I like to use vintage recipe's where I can and I collect old cake stands, some of which are used to display my cakes.

I like to challenge myself to try new techniques and during the Covid-19 pandemic I have spent many hours modelling and flower making.

A gift box of 4 individually wrapped cakes.  One of my Hig In A Cake postal cake boxes

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, I set up the Hug In A Cake postal cakes. We all need a little bit of happiness during this dreadful time & I wanted to continue to share the joy of cake.


I love to talk all things cake so please do get in touch by phone, email or via the contact form if you would like to discuss your upcoming event.