My lady bits are made out of jelly beans!

An un­usual cake re­quest be­came a rude awak­en­ing for baker Lynn Gar­ricks, 49, from Ayles­bury

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As but­tocks go, these were big, round and very, very pink.

‘Too pink?’ I mused to my work­mate Su­sanne, 44.

‘I don’t want him look­ing like a ba­boon!’

Su­sanne looked at the cake I’d just made. It was of a man’s bare bum, and it was for some­one’s hen party.

‘Looks good enough to eat!’ she laughed as I iced on a black thong for mod­esty.

Back in 2004, raunchy cakes were a stan­dard fea­ture in the bak­ery where I worked.

Nes­tled cheek­ily along­side the in­no­cent wed­ding cakes.

I’d never planned on be­com­ing a cake dec­o­ra­tor.

But back in No­vem­ber 1990, aged 21, I’d taken on a tem­po­rary job at my lo­cal bak­ery, and never left.

Af­ter 14 years learn­ing on the job, I was a dab hand with a pip­ing bag.

But that sum­mer, me and Su­sanne were given sad news – the bak­ery was clos­ing.

Lock­ing the door for the last time, I turned to Su­sanne.

‘We could do this,’ I ex­claimed.

‘Run our own bak­ery?’ she gasped.

‘Our own cake com­pany!’ I grinned.

So a month on, in Au­gust 2004, we set up the Ayles­bury Cake Com­pany.

Su­sanne was a master at cre­at­ing stun­ning wed­ding cakes. My ta­lent lay in mould­ing quirky fig­urines.

In Jan­uary 2013, my sis­terin-law Michelle, 37, called me up with a rather un­usual cake re­quest.

‘Could you make some vagina fairy cakes for a hen do?’ she whis­pered ner­vously. ‘Why not?’ I laughed.

I’d iced plenty of bo­som cakes and pe­nis cakes in the past. What were a few lady-bit cup­cakes?

As I set about de­sign­ing them, I called to Su­sanne, ‘Could you grab me some pink jelly beans?’

‘What for?’ she asked. Then she blushed as the naughty penny dropped!

Suf­fice to say, the cakes were a smash hit. Word about our X-rated bakes was spread­ing like wild­fire.

Ev­ery month, we’d get calls for new crude or grue­some show­stop­pers. Soon, at least half our cakes were be­ing or­dered from the naughty sec­tion.

‘Could you do a baby be­ing born, for a baby shower?’ one cus­tomer said. If that’s what they want, who am I to say no? But I’m not sure the guests will ever look at jam in the same way again!

My cake busi­ness is a labour of love

No cake is too cheeky for me!

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