Inspired by my love of art, fashion and food, I create innovative and individual wedding and celebration cakes from my design studio in the rolling Devon countryside. Delivering a bespoke service from the first consultation to the final delivery and set-up, you are assured stunning presentation, impeccable attention to detail and, of course, a truly mouth-watering cake.
My cakes are baked fresh to order using the finest of ingredients, many of which are organic and sourced locally. The tantalising flavours available include traditional rich fruit cake with brandy, luscious zesty lemon, rich chocolate using Venezuelan and Peruvian black, moist carrot cake, classic vanilla sponge with sugar paste or American frosting and red velvet. You might choose a combination of flavours to suit all tastes.
Lindy Adams Foster
An artist who creates the cake of your dreams
When I was five, I took my first step into the Wedding World by making a wedding dress for my doll on a toy sewing machine. Little did I know where this would lead some 40 years on. I still have the doll, the dress and a wedding cake business: Poshcakes.
I have always had a love for art, food and fashion. After studying at Food and Catering College, I started a small business from home, designing and making evening, ball and wedding gowns for the London and Cambridge scene, which was always a joy!
On moving to Washington D.C., where I worked in the crazy world of media, I discovered food again and, in particular, cakes in all sizes and guises. Anything was possible – after all, this was America. From brilliantly over-the-top designs decorated with M&Ms, bows, stars and Harley Davidson motor bikes to luscious lemon cakes, Death by Chocolate, Mississippi mud pie and layer cakes with gooey frosting, the world was my cake. I was totally hooked.
I treat each commission very personally, like a work of art, from the first client meeting to the final delivery and set up.
When we moved to Devon, I packed up my dreams of gowns and cakes to look after my husband and three daughters. However, never far from the world of art, I eventually enrolled at Art School to study Ceramics, Glass and Sculpture – and still made cakes at every opportunity for fun.
Poshcakes was born in 2001. My first proper commission was to create a sandcastle wedding cake for a wedding at Bigbury-on-Sea. What a challenge: 50 individual vanilla sponges oozing raspberry jam and buttercream in the shape of sandcastles, piled high with fresh flowers and handmade chocolates – stunning to look at and yummy to eat. The result was featured in Cosmopolitan Bride.
Never one to shy away from a challenge, I have created a chocolate cake for the Adam Room at Lloyd's London, topped with a working model of the Lutine Bell, from which brokers ate rolls of money (heat imaged onto sheets of icing) with their cake! I have also designed a giant cake for a Marie Antoinette style wedding: a vision of crimson and gold with hand-painted butterflies and flowers. I recently hand-painted the story of a 1920s Art Nouveau wedding, from the proposal to the bride arriving on a jewelled peacock.
I treat each commission very personally, like a work of art, from the first client meeting to the final delivery and set up. I start by inviting the couple to my design studio at home in the beautiful Devon countryside, where we have tea and taste yummy cakes. We exchange ideas, colours, photos and inspiration, and play with cake tins of all shapes and sizes.
I draw pictures as we go and create a bespoke design to suit the couple, complementing the dress, flowers and colours – creating ‘a cake of their dreams’.
My clients come from personal recommendations, venues, florists and wedding fairs, and have included Lloyd's of London, TV companies and many wonderful clients from the media and celebrity world. My cakes travel all over the South West and London, and my furthest was driven all the way to Cannes!
I continue to draw inspiration from my love of art, drawing and painting, three daughters in the art world and my wonderful clients.