Category Archives: Fun

Cookies for the Christmas fair

Each year, during the week before the school Christmas fair, my little one comes home with an empty paper plate for filling up with home bakes. I usually send back cakes or cupcakes. This year, I decided to try something … Continue reading

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“Gift Wrapped” cake

My friend wanted to give her son’s nursery carers a parting gift but was stuck for ideas. So here’s a cake I made for her – all gift wrapped and ready to eat! The cake itself is a chocolate sponge … Continue reading

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Guitar cake

My favourite nephew turned 16 today! As he is a big guitar enthusiast, I couldn’t think of any other cake for him. This cake was made from a rectangular block of chocolate cake and the shape was carved out. From … Continue reading

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Harry Potter cupcakes

Life of Harry Potter, a photo by DeepDelights on Flickr. This weekend was a particularly busy one with house guests and parties and of course, plenty of baking! Made a ‘Fraisier’, a strawberries and cream sponge cake, for friend who … Continue reading

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