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The little hungry caterpillar- Mixed berry cake

My little one is about to turn 1!!! On Christmas Day...... yes I know I know it was a miracle, he decided to come out a month early ๐Ÿ˜. Best Christmas present ever for my husband and I. To help make the month special for him, I've been on a mission to have something nice… Continue reading The little hungry caterpillar- Mixed berry cake

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Seriously is it December! It’s not too late to feed a fruit cake for Christmas!

I love this time of year. That aromatic, gorgeous smell of fruit cake baking at home, puts you in that Christmas spirit. My husband is not a fan of fruit cake, but the smell of it baking in the oven, he just loves. Those fruity, cinnamon, nutmeg aromas that it releases. And I'm sure you… Continue reading Seriously is it December! It’s not too late to feed a fruit cake for Christmas!

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Cupcakes little delights or total nightmare???

When you have a light, fluffy cupcake it's a joy to eat and admire, with a delicious buttercream topping!! But not sure if you have suffered from cupcake baking. Argh ๐Ÿ˜ค the amount of things that can go wrong!! Sunken.... over spillage.....over risen....unequal sizes...... square ๐Ÿ˜ซ I thought I had cracked a good cupcake. But… Continue reading Cupcakes little delights or total nightmare???

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Just a slice of Chocolate Cake? “The hidden vegetable – courgette”

At first sight, this chocolatey cake looks so naughty. Simmer down ๐Ÿ˜ƒ you can enjoy, without worrying so much. Oh no.... too much sugar..... too much butter...... With the increase in children parties. It has become more important to find recipes that have less butter, sugar and substitutes for nuts. And yet to find a… Continue reading Just a slice of Chocolate Cake? “The hidden vegetable – courgette”

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It’s like Play-doh; Modelling Fondant

I just love using modelling fondant. It takes me back to my childhood...... playing with play-doh ๐Ÿ˜. Remember those days, being creative and mixing up colours? Well you can still be a kid๐Ÿ˜. I get my son involved too. When I'm making leaves, we spend time in the garden picking leaves together. It's so simple,… Continue reading It’s like Play-doh; Modelling Fondant

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Autumn basket of carrot cake

  "Autumn is in the air, with a moist carrot cake" What better way to get your spirits up, with the end of Summer. Than to have that warm smell of toasted nuts and cinnamon spices. And of course an autumn vegetable, like carrots. To give you a delicious moist carrot cake. ๐Ÿ˜‹ To get… Continue reading Autumn basket of carrot cake