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Do Good Quality Ingredients Make A Difference?

It’s a question I get asked a lot, do good quality ingredients make a difference? the simple answer is yes, but saying that if its homemade regardless of the ingredients you use, it will always be far better than shop bought and mass produced. Firstly, you will know what is in your homemade cakes, they […] Read more…

A Week In The Life Of A Cake Maker

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is how long does a cake take me to make, and why are wedding cakes so expensive. So I thought i’d give you an insight into what is involved, as the baking is actually only a small part of it. So here is my week in […] Read more…

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Ultimate Chocolate Brownies

The next recipe in my Baking with Kids series is ultimate chocolate brownies which are perfect for the week after Easter. If your house is like mine, it’s full of Easter eggs and chocolate, so in this recipe you can use some of the eggs crushed or add things like mini eggs. Brownies are quite […] Read more…

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Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread men are such a classic item to bake and there is no limit on your creativity. When I used to make them with my children when they were younger, we baked the gingerbread together then I gave them pots of smarties, sprinkles and icing and let them do the decorating themselves. This recipe is […] Read more…

Wedding Cake Consultation

Wedding Cake Consultations

Wedding Cake Consultations – Living in such unprecedented times and with the whole wedding industry hit extremely hard, it has had a huge effect on weddings for 2020 with most of my weddings postponed up until September and many more after that too. It also means that I have not been able to do any […] Read more…

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Cutting The Cake

The cutting of the wedding cake is up there with some of the most key moments of your wedding day, alongside the first dance and throwing of the bouquet, but what does it symbolise? The cutting of the cake goes back as a tradition to Roman & Medieval times, originally it was based around beliefs […] Read more…

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Semi-Naked Wedding Cakes

I’m often asked what are my favourite types of wedding cakes to create, and without question they would be semi-naked wedding cakes. They give such a natural feel and fit in with just about every type of venue from a marquee to a castle wedding. The combination of a natural looking cake with beautiful fresh […] Read more…

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Cupcakes at the Castle

Cupcakes at the Castle has a ring to it and was the focus on my most recent wedding cake set up. The wedding was held at Highcliffe Castle in Dorset. It is such a stunning venue with high ceilings and the most beautiful architecture. If you have never visited before I highly recommend it, and […] Read more…

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