Born in Hong Kong and received her education in New Zealand, Penney had a career as a Chartered Accountant in Australia and Hong Kong at multi-national firms which most people would dream of.


However, from 2008, Penney decided to attend various bakery and sugar craft courses in Hong Kong, United Kingdom and Australia to embark on her journey of handcrafting wedding cakes, and has never looked back.


Gold and Trophy:  British Sugarcraft Guild - International Exhibition 2016, United Kingdom, royal iced cake division

Gold:  Cake International London 2013, United Kingdom, wedding cake division

Gold:  HOFEX 2009, Hong Kong, wedding cake division

Silver:  British Sugarcraft Guild - 7th International Exhibition 2012, United Kingdom, wedding cake division

Silver:  HOFEX 2011, Hong Kong, wedding cake division

Bronze:  FHA 2010, Singapore, wedding cake division


Judged at the following competitions

Baking and Confectionery Association - Floral sugarart at Hong Kong International Bakery Expo 2015 to 2017

PME Live Competitions - “Cake decorator of the year” at Hong Kong International Bakery Expo 2014



Invited as an international guest and demonstrate at Cake International NEC, United Kingdom, 2014


Demonstration for Kenwood at Hong Kong International Bakery Expo, 2014


Demonstration for Hong Kong Bakery and Confectionery Association at Hong Kong International Bakery Expo, 2012 to 2016


Collaborated with Cath Kidston and Swire Hotel and launched a "Brighten Up Your Day" afternoon tea service, 2014

Collaborated with GRI Retail and held a sugar craft exhibition based on their fashion items at Central / Central (including Karen Millen, Steve Madden, Anne Klein, etc), 2011


Guest contributor to Dr Solomon Leung of his book "The Secret of Flowers", 2016

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