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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Homemade Hobnob Biscuit Recipe


Last Sunday we had an amazing lunch at a local pub for a friends birthday (The Wise Man in West Stafford – highly recommended!). It was a great lunch, and by the time we got home Kieron was feeling a little sleepy after his midday ales! As he had a snooze on the sofa, I […]

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Easy Blueberry Crostata Recipe


It feels like I haven’t baked for ages! To be honest, I think it’s because my mind has been elsewhere…we decided to get a beautiful kitten and she is such a wonderful time waster! So all my time has been taken up getting to know her rather than in the kitchen. And after the epic […]

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