Category Archives: Cakes

Children’s Jubilee Cupcakes

My George designed these Jubilee cupcakes. I kid you not! When I asked him what type of cake he would make for the Queen’s party he replied he’s like to make her face on a cake. This is what we … Continue reading

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Jubilee Cake

Things have been busy here, my lovely Aunt has been visiting from Australia and I’ve been busy entertaining, some of those recipes will make it onto my blog. One Saturday for dessert I tested out my Jubilee Cake, which I … Continue reading

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Easter Cupcakes

Today with my son we quickly baked some Easter cakes to give as gifts. While George decorated his with tiny Easter eggs and little chocolate rabbits I wanted to try something a little more elegant. I found an online tutorial … Continue reading

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Edible Gifts

Now I’m a food blogger I love to give people beautiful and yummy presents. Every time it makes me try something different and work a bit harder on my presentation skills. I have been trying to improve my icing skills … Continue reading

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German Friendship Cake

Introducing Jenny Drummond as my guest blogger. She is one of my best friends and a fellow lover of good home cooked food; she loves to cook and bake for her family. We met at university and shared a house … Continue reading

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Christmas Petits Fours

If you have time and you want to make a quick last minute homemade gift or have something yummy to offer guests over the next week then check out these very cute Christmas pudding petits fours. Think of these as … Continue reading

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Sweet Pumpkin Recipes

This weekend I’m going to buy some pumpkins and get baking. Following all the requests I’ve had for pumpkin recipes here are some of the sweet recipes I would like to try. Click on the titles to read the recipes … Continue reading

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Birthday Cakes by Fiona Cairns

It is National Baking Week and I’ve got hold of the perfect book for this. Birthday Cakes is the new book by Fiona Cairns the creator of Wills and Kate’s wedding cake. Her last book, Bake & Decorate, is one … Continue reading

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The Great British Bake Off

Last year I received an application form for The Great British Bake Off, but there was no way I could take the pressure of cooking for a competition using an unknown oven and with a camera in my face! I … Continue reading

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My George’s 3rd Birthday

George is now 3. At the end of August we had a family party to celebrate and George was keen to have a postman pat cake. I decided simple and well executed was the best way to go with my … Continue reading

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