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Best EVER Brownie Recipe

George and I have recently eaten some amazing chocolate brownie from Stiffkey Stores in North Norfolk. Now, it’s pretty obvious living in Essex we can’t just pop up to Stiffkey every time we would like to eat brownies! So we … Continue reading

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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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