A Dorset Coast Themed Cake – Durdle Door


I have lived in Dorset my whole life and I love it! There is so much to explore and some areas just don’t get boring no matter how many times you visit. Durdle Door is one of those places. The iconic rocks are the first thing that most people think of when you say the […]

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Home Made Hot Cross Buns – Jamie Oliver Recipe


“According to ancient superstition, baking your own hot cross buns on Good Friday will help you win friends, influence people, protect against kitchen fires, and guarantee that all bread baked in your kitchen turns out perfectly…” I made mine on Easter Sunday – does that still count?! ha ha. I have never made hot cross […]

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Ferrero Rocher Cake Recipe


Today was Mothers Day and we had the family round for lunch. I had seen this amazing looking Ferrero Rocher cake that has been featured in the latest Jamie Oliver Magazine and knew I had to find a reason to make it. Well today was the day! It did take quite a while to make […]

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Salted Caramel Cupcake Recipe


I’ve had a few months off the blog for various reasons and now I am ready to slowly come back to it. Those of you that follow my Facebook page may have seen the request for these, but for those that don’t, here it is… How could I refuse?! I also love salted caramel and […]

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Sleeping Beauty Birthday Cake


Last year I made Paige a Squirrel cake. It must have been good as they came back for more. Paige has just turned 4 and what she really wanted was a sleeping beauty cake….lots of pink and gold hair! This is the type of cake I love creating! This is how I made it… Ingredients […]

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Danger! Cosmetics to Go 1st Birthday Book Cake


I’m not sure how many of you know this, but I work for Lush and this week my baking task was to bake a birthday cake for Danger!…Cosmetics to Go -┬áIt has been a year since the launch of this amazing book that tells the story of the company that came before Lush. When the […]

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Blackberry and apple turnovers with home made custard


Each year since moving into our house, I have said I would use the wild Blackberries and Elderflower growing around the edges of the garden. I missed the Elderflower season again this year, but today I went out and collected a bowl full of Blackberries to make some Blackberry and Apple Turnovers. I can’t wait […]

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Athletics and Gymnastic Themed Birthday Cakes


This week I had the special task of making my twin sisters birthday cakes (Not my twin…they are twins!) I was told that Chloe would like a gymnastic themed cake and Maddie would like an athletic themed cake so I started to look online for some inspiration. There wasn’t much around so I put my […]

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Mint Humbug Cupcake Recipe


Wow – what a difference a day can make to the English weather. Yesterday we were out enjoying a 10 mile bike ride in the beautiful New Forest, and today we are curled up on the sofa with the cat litening to the rain. It would be a perfect day to enjoy one of these […]

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Win a meet and greet with Mary Berry at Afternoon Tea!


How exciting is this?!…if you follow by blog regularly you would have seen my post about the new BBC Good Food Bakes & Cakes show coming up in October. Well… To celebrate the first ever BBC Good Food Bakes & Cakes Show, the organisers are launching a Show Competition, giving visitors the chance to meet […]

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