I live in London but know this site is used internationally. I have been asked to make a cake for a lady who is becoming a Dame, I have got so far and thought of some Dame Edna Everage glasses and the words like there's nothing like a dame, but that's as far as I have got. Need some ideas please.... Have to do this by Tuesday latest.
If the person the cake is meant for has a good sense of humor, I'd run with this idea - it sounds great to me! Maybe some gloves and a tiara, as well as the pointy glasses. I don't know - what else suggests upper crust privilege to you? Oh, I know - a large purse and a silk scarf!
Just curious, what does it mean to become a Dame? Is is like becoming a Sir? Is it just a fancy title like someone in the States being given a honorary degree from a college that they never attended?
I would probably do the most elegant formal cake in their price range, since it sounds like an honor. Of course if it is a humorous title, have fun with it and gop it up with lots of gold and babbles.