It will be no surprise to hear that I spent most of my Bank Holiday weekend baking. One of the birthday cakes I made was for a little boy turning one. His mum asked for a cake in the shape of a number one, decorated with cars. I decided to make two rectangular cakes and carve the number myself instead of sourcing a number one shaped tin. This meant I could make it the size I needed. It did also mean investing an awful lot of time in shaving bits off here and sticking bits on there in order to get it completely flat, with no visible joins. I got there in the end and was pleased with the result (if not the photograph).