This weekend i ventured down south to Bristol for a friends 21st. Now that i have a bit of a reputation regarding cakes, i didn't feel i could turn up without one but was swiftly running out of ideas. After the checkerboard cake i made last time i wasn't sure how i was going … Continue reading Heart Surprise Cake
Cherry Bakewell Cake is a proper, all-round crowd pleaser. It always gets devoured within minutes, with lots of ooohs and ahhhs of appreciation. "Divine", "I could eat the whole thing in one sitting", "how many slices can I have?", "that really is a very, very good cake" are among the comments this cake received on … Continue reading Cherry Bakewell Cake: A proper crowd pleaser!
My last post was about my friends 21st and the mulled wine cupcakes I made for her. Well a birthday isn't a birthday without an actual cake to cut into. In my house we try to make cakes for people's birthdays that reflect something about them or something they really like. In the past we've had … Continue reading Chocolate and Chai Tea Checkerboard Cake
Today was one of my housemates 21st birthday and as ever, i saw it as a brilliant excuse to procrasti-bake. We decided to throw her a surprise champagne breakfast (with cake obviously) and i saw this as the perfect opportunity to make the mulled wine cupcakes which i have been dreaming up for weeks. Mulled … Continue reading Mulled Wine Cupcakes
My little girl turned 3 this summer (they grow up so quickly!!). Her favourite film at the moment is Toy Story, much loved by the whole family, myself included! I decided to go with a Toy Story theme for her party and thankfully managed to rope Lizzy in to help with / do everything! It … Continue reading Toy Story Party