Do you ever wonder how people achieve those super crisp edges on a buttercream cake? Or how to get the perfect crumb coat base for your fondant covering? Well may I introduce you to one of my favourite cake decorating tricks ... 'The Upside-down method'! This incredibly simple, fast and foolproof method will allow you … Continue reading Do you want sharp edges on your buttercream cakes?
If you'd told me this time last year that I'd be organising a charity event where I'd be centre of it all and serving customers in a shop environment I would probably have laughed in your face! Me? Scaredy-cat, crap under pressure, trembling, clammy mess me?! Haha yeah right!! ... Oh how far I've come … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Cupcake Day
My favourite! After my slightly less than fabulous last week I made this beauty over the weekend 🙂 No it's most definitely not keto friendly, yes it's full of sugar AND carbs but boy it's gooooood. Incase you fancy a naughty piece of heaven here is the recipe for you, it's very simply a lemon … Continue reading Lemon Drizzle Loaf
It been a long time since I posted, longer than I'd realised! However, things are so much better now so I thought I'd do a little update.... (edit: turns out it wasn't that little, sorry!) It hasn't been easy, I've been up and down in mind and body but I believe things are going the … Continue reading A little positivity goes a long way!
My friend presented me with a bag full of mud covered, fresh out the ground beetroots .... cheers Pal! Truth be told I don't even like beetroot but I could hardly be rude and tell him that! Then I remembered the fairly recent discovery of this beetroot and chocolate, super moist, apparently deliscious, gross sounding … Continue reading Homegrown beetroot and chocolate cake
Happy Sunday everyone 😀 I hope you've all had a fabulous weekend? I have been full steam ahead in the kitchen and loving it, I woke up feeling so rotten yesterday I finished all my jobs and really considered heading straight back to bed ... I'm glad I didn't because I decided to have a … Continue reading Rainbow zebra cake!
I want to share with you one of the easiest yet most delicious cakes I make .... the classic Victoria sponge with fluffy whipped cream, filled and decorated with fresh fruits by the bucket load. It's a big hit with a lot of my customers too, it's light with the right amount of sweetness and … Continue reading Victoria Sponge still wins!
I was asked for a box of cupcakes which were going to be for a birthday, the design was left to me with the spec simple but pretty. Now then, I have a tendency to get a bit freaked out when it's left totally up to me incase by idea of pretty isn't someone else's … Continue reading Easy and pretty vanilla cupcakes
When life throws you lemons, you make lemonade right? And that's exactly what I did, except I chose cakes. I haven't always been big into baking, the odd cake here and there, maybe some burnt biscuits and rock solid rolls along the way but over the past two years I've found a talent I never … Continue reading Let’s go back to the beginning