We had a Bake Off social at my church last week, so of course I had to go all out and make a showstopper, as decorating is my favourite bit of baking! I considered lots of festive options around autumn or Halloween, but in the end decided on something entirely unseasonal, purely because I wanted … Continue reading Ice Cream Accident Drip Cake
It was my birthday at the beginning of June and, having moved back home, Ruth is no longer in the vicinity so couldn't provide me with a fabulous cake as she normally would. (Just a little reminder of the previous few!!) Mum did ask what sort of cake I would like but as soon as … Continue reading White Chocolate and Passionfruit Cake
I recently found myself pondering about what cake I will make for my daughter's 5th birthday party, and I realised I hadn't yet blogged about her 4th. Eeek! So, 8 months late, but better late than never! "🎶Can't hold it back anymore🎶". Like pretty much every 4 year old girl, my daughter was desperate for … Continue reading Elsa cake and Frozen party!
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
On my recent visit to France, I treated myself to several violet flavoured goodies - chocolate, ice cream, raspberry and violet mousse... (see here for my poppy 'coquelicot' cupcakes, also inspired by my visit to France). My absolute favourite goody was a beautiful bottle of Crème de Violette which I managed to get from a French supermarket. … Continue reading Parma Violet Cake