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August Newsletter

Hello and welcome to our first ever newsletter, We have been working hard to bring this to you and hope you like it. Our newsletter will be a monthly round up of what’s happening in the world of cake, plus lots of tips, recipes and pictures to hopefully inspire you. ABOUT ME Firstly, I want […] Read more…

Blueberry & White Chocolate Muffins

Recipe – Blueberry & White Chocolate Muffins

These muffins are simply delicious, packed with juicy blueberry’s. They are the perfect summer holiday treat and simple enough that the children could make them. 180g plain flour 150g soft brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 70ml sunflower oil 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 65ml milk 90g fresh blueberries 80g white chocolate chips […] Read more…

Teacher's cookies

Teacher’s End of Term Treats

Finding inspiration for a meaningful gift for our children’s teachers at the end of another school year is difficult, they do such an amazing job educating our little monkey’s that most gifts seem inadequate, this coupled with the vast amounts of chocolates and wine they receive make the choice even harder.  I started giving our […] Read more…

Two Tone Buttercream Swirl

Two Tone Icing Tutorial

Many of you have asked how to create a 2 tone butter cream swirl. Follow our step by step tutorial to achieve this effect. Equipment: butter cream, disposable piping bag, star nozzle, colouring paste. split your butter cream into two bowls, colour each bowl with a small dot of colouring paste, (start with a dot […] Read more…

egg

Egg Shells – What do you do with yours?

If you have been baking what do you normally do with your egg shells? Throw them away? Here’s a top tip and very eco friendly too, rinse them out and pop onto a baking tray, bake for 10 mins on a high heat, once cool smash them up with a rolling pin. They become hard […] Read more…

Get Baking

How often do you tell people you can’t cook? Read on

How often do you tell people you can’t cook? Well all I can say is read on about the inspirational children supported by Dorset’s Disability Charity – Diverse Abilities Plus. I was recently invited to a coffee morning being held at Langside school, (a specialist school catering for children aged 2 – 19 years with […] Read more…

Scrumptious Home Baking Book

Our Charity is Diverse Abilities Plus

Rather than support lots of charities we choose to support one charity, who are part of our local community, this year our chosen charity is Diverse Abilities Plus http://www.diverseabilitiesplus.org.uk they are Dorset’s disability charity supporting children and adults with profound learning and physical disabilities across the whole of Dorset. Please check them out, they don’t […] Read more…

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