Edinburgh baker has pop at Boris Johnson with tongue-in-cheek wedding cake
An Edinburgh cake designer turned heads at this weekend’s marriage ceremony truthful at Murrayfield Stadium after making a tongue in cheek cake that took purpose at under-fire prime minister Boris Johnson.
Alicks Anderson Fraser, 36, from Murrayfield and who runs Licks Cake Design, confesses that he’s not all that into politics himself however after discovering that the the chief of the UK was “basically ambushed by a cake”, he felt he needed to do one thing about it.
Final Tuesday, Northern Eire minister Conor Burns, a long-standing ally of the prime minister, informed Channel 4 Information that: ““He was, in a way, ambushed with a cake”, when questioned on an alleged gathering inside No. 10 that breached lockdown guidelines for the PM’s birthday.
Consequently, Alicks went about making a cake to attract consideration to his stand on the truthful however he says that he needed to maintain it throughout the marriage ceremony fashion in order that political nuts may get a really feel for his vary while additionally having amusing.
The cake seems in traditional marriage ceremony fashion with three tiers and white, black and grey coloring used.
On the underside tier a no. 10 Downing Road door has been positioned with an indication warning these close by “Do not get ambushed with a cake.”
On the design, Alicks stated: “I simply randomly got here up with the concept after seeing the information final week. I ran it by the person who runs the store subsequent to me who is aware of quite a bit about politics and he thought it was a good suggestion.
“I assumed I might think about the headline of ‘ambushed by a cake’ as I needed to do one thing delicate however not a novelty cake. So it needed to seem like a marriage cake with gray, white and black with quantity ten getting used. We had considered a backyard celebration theme so as to add to it however it might be a bit too far.
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“With the subject being within the information I assumed how can we benefit from this for a little bit of PR and a little bit of amusing.
“I used to be shocked at first as not many individuals observed it however there’s a lot to absorb at these gala’s. However when folks did a spherical two it began to face out and it has generated a wee little bit of enterprise for me. I used to be frightened people could be offended however I bought a incredible response and plenty of people put it on-line.
(Picture: Lick’s cake design.)
“The whole lot I do is customized made – from the within of the cake to the skin. I’ve not come throughout a design or specified allergy requirement that I can not do.
“A number of the extra adventurous desserts I have been requested to create have been a 12 inch vagina cake each week for the vagina monologues through the Fringe in addition to a Mr and Mrs Minion marriage ceremony cake.
“I am all the time up for brand new concepts and sometimes get folks saying we have now an odd or uncommon design and I like that.
“One of the vital memorable desserts I keep in mind making was a seven tier cake for the equality community in addition to for a pair who had been the primary males to be married to at least one one other in Scotland by in Glasgow. Was very nice to be there to assist each campaigns.
“For anybody after cake designs or requests I’d urge you to have a look at our Fb or Web site in addition to our Instagram – though I need to admit I am nonetheless studying find out how to navigate the Gram.”
(Picture: Lick’s Cake Design.)
Alicks has additionally branched into the world of marriage ceremony images with a facet enterprise referred to as ‘Henderson Row marriage ceremony images’ – you’ll be able to inquire about this service right here.
Yow will discover out extra in regards to the desserts and numerous designs on their web site right here or alternatively by their Fb right here or through electronic mail at: [email protected]