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I am Bill Thompson - Hand Made cake maker in Northampton

 

My name is Bill and I’ve been making cakes since I was 12. I live in Northampton and now enjoy making cakes for family's in the Northampton area.

 

I enjoyed both baking and decorating cakes, and my interest led me to enter competitions in events such as the Oxfordshire County Show from a young age. 

 

At 16, I went to Reading College to study Bakery and achieved a City & Guilds qualification before working as a professional baker for Sainsbury’s for seven years. I also have a City & Guilds qualification in Sugarcraft and have attended several other Sugarcraft courses. 

 

I still love creating beautiful and inspired cakes for every type of occasion

 

I have been running a cake making and decorating business since 1997. I relish the challenge of creating unusual wedding and birthday cake designs as well as the intricate work involved in delicate sugarcraft flowers. 

 

I find inspiration in many things but I particularly admire the work of Eddie Spence MBE, who has become a master in royal icing over 60 years, and Alan Dunn, an expert in sugarcraft flowers.

 

Bill Thompson