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Quick Crispie Cupcakes

Yesterday I needed to make cupcakes but I had run out of time. I had to invent my new quick cupcakes – cupcakes made with rice crispies. I followed a simple recipe by Nigella Lawson and used silicone cupcake cases … Continue reading

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The Cake Decorating Bible – Juliet Sear

My handbag is currently weighed down by a large cookery book. I am an avid cook book reader, but it is rare I carry one around with me just as others might a paperback novel. The Cake Decorating Bible is … Continue reading

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A Passion for Baking by Jo Wheatley

Look what landed on my doormat! How lucky am I?!! I really enjoyed watching The Great British Bake Off and was always a supporter of Jo Wheatley, the winner, because just like me she is a normal Mum from Essex … 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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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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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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Birthday Cakes

I’m so enjoying decorating cakes now I’ve learnt to use a piping bag. Until last year I’d never used a piping bag and this year I’ve pulled together all my reading and can now make cakes look pretty. This cakes … Continue reading

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90th Birthday Cake

My Gramps is 90 this month and we had a party for him last weekend. I was tasked with making the cake and after several conversations with the man himself I found out what he really wanted was a Victoria … Continue reading

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Quick Cakes

I knocked these pretty cakes up in 20 minutes from start to finish. They are made in mini muffin cases so they only take between 12-15 minutes to cook. I had been practising decorating biscuits and I had leftover royal … Continue reading

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Our Royal Wedding Party

Here are a few snaps of our Royal wedding party. We had a fantastic day celebrating with family. Some of us gathered in the morning to watch the wedding together with champagne, croissants and my wedding breakfast cakes. Then later … Continue reading

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