Melanie has been working with cakes for 6 years. Mostly self-taught she began making cakes for her own children and gradually her passion lead to her business, The Custom Cakery, being formed.
Specialising mostly in fun celebration cakes she also enjoys teaching classes from her studio in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, which allows her to use her former experience as a teacher.
Melanie enjoys competing in cake competitions and has won many awards, including placing best in category twice at Cake International. Her work has been featured several times in magazines globally. In her spare time Melanie loves spending time with her family and friends.