Introduction: great ways to cheat - good bought products on the market, icing decorations, ready made piping icings, coloured fondant, icing pens; what cakes to use - low down on good bought cakes; how to make your own cakes - basic creamed cake with table for different sizes, madeira with table for different sizes, easy chocolate oil cake, tips for freezing cakes; easy icings - butter icing, royal icing, glace icing, mascarpone frosting and creamy chocolate ganache; basic equipment - paste colourings, child's rolling pin, alphabet and number cutters and other fancy shapes. Really fast cakes: talking telephone numbers; funny faces; crown cakes; paintbox cakes; snakes and ladders. Animal fun: elephant; frog; lion; zebra; panda; angel fish; busy bees; chocolate hedgehogs; Millie the millipede; ladybird cakes; tropical fish tank; piggy bank; Easter nests; Easter bunnies; Easter chicks. Scary ghosts and things: haunted house cake; witches in chocolate hats; eye balls; pumpkin lanterns; spooky spiders webs. Boys and big machines: construction cake; pick up truck; mini scalextric; steaming ahead (train); army tank; pirate ship battle; a doyouthinkhesawus (dinosaur); rocket. Girlie: ballet shoes; hearts and flowers; paddling pool; dollies tea party; mermaid; piece of cake; Rapunzel. Learning can be fun: watches (individual watches); who's for dominoes; building bricks; 2 today (also contains ideas on how to adapt to make other numbers and tips on making your own cake in a number tin). Nursery rhymes: hickory dickory dock; humpty dumpty; three little pigs; Noah's ark; playful kittens; Hanzel and Gretel house; Cinderella. Christmas is coming: snowmen cakes; Father Christmas cup cakes; Christmas sacks; igloo and penguin cake; mini Christmas tree cakes; Rudolph.