Baking

easter cookies

Easter Cookies

Last week I launched our baking with kids series, and I’m pleased to say that there are so many little budding bakers out there. So this week I wanted to start some Easter preparation by baking some Easter Cookies, as it looks like we will still be stuck at home trying to make the best […] Read more…

cupcakes

Cooking With Kids

ALL IN ONE CUPCAKES Like so many of you I am now in home schooling mode and who knows how long life will be like this. One of the activities which the kids will love is baking, so each week I’ll be bringing you a new recipe to make with your little ones. The first […] Read more…

Navy Wedding Cake

Navy Wedding Cake

Creating a Navy wedding cake with textured icing was way out of my comfort zone. You’ll see from my photos I create a lot of semi naked wedding cakes using fresh flowers or smooth iced pale coloured wedding cakes. I’ve seen dark and navy wedding cakes flying around the internet for a while and am […] Read more…

christmas cupcakes

Christmas Cupcake Course

Monday 2nd December – 10-1pm – £55 I have finally got round to organising a cupcake workshop. It will be a Christmas themed workshop where you will learn how to decorate cupcakes with a Christmas theme. You will learn how to swirl the perfect cupcake, frost berries, make mini sugar paste figures for your cupcakes, […] Read more…

victoria sponge

Mother’s Day Cake

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, what says I Love you more than something you’ve made, and something that I know will be thoroughly enjoyed. A classic Victoria sponge with Jam and buttercream would be my choice of cake, so i’m going to share how to make it. It’s a great recipe and one probably my […] Read more…

choc cake

A Novice Guide to Decorating Cakes

The thought of decorating cakes or creating a show stopping centre piece cake for a child’s birthday or family celebration can be quite daunting so I’d like to share some of my ideas in this post ‘A novice guide to decorating cakes’. The most important thing to remember is, if you’ve put the effort into […] Read more…

egg shells

What Do You Do With Your Egg Shells?

What do you do with your Egg Shells? As a baker, it’s not unusual for me to be cracking open 100 eggs a week and throwing away the shells just seemed like a waste as well as taking up valuable space in the food bins. Even if you don’t use quite as many eggs as […] Read more…

Strawberry Cupcakes

Cupcakes Made Easy

I so often get told “I can’t bake” and there is no such thing as can’t, baking is an enjoyable activity with just the best end result of delicious things to eat. So all you need is a good recipe and my tips and away you go, it’s as simple as following a few steps. […] Read more…

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