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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter! I hope you are all having a lovely Easter Sunday. It’s been a nice relaxing one here, and I’ve stuck to the plan of eating as much chocolate as I can! I made some more shortbread yesterday but didn’t get a chance to decorate them, so while hubbie was watching the Formula 1…… Continue reading Happy Easter!

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Easter Baking

I hope you are enjoying the Easter holiday, we have been blessed with some lovely spring weather. I had a go at the hot cross buns yesterday. It seemed to take me all day to make them, and if I’m honest I was not best pleased with the end result. It’s not a recipe I will…… Continue reading Easter Baking

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Easter Bunny Biscuits..

Getting ready for the Easter weekend I made a batch of shortbread bunnies. I’ve had this cookie cutter for a while now but have only just got around to using it. For the icing I used Royal Icing with a touch of violet food colouring. I’m a bit of a perfectionist and I found the icing…… Continue reading Easter Bunny Biscuits..

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Beautiful Butterfly Cakes

One of my favourite cakes as a girl was butterfly cakes, and you can see why, so pretty and girlie! But the best thing for me was the butter icing centre. Simple pleasures! I don’t remember that many cakes having butter icing so when I came across a butterfly cake at a party… (as that was mainly…… Continue reading Beautiful Butterfly Cakes

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Easter Sweets and Bakes… Planning…

As I think you’ve probably already picked up I LOVE Easter! And as it slowly approaches I’m planning the bakes and sweets I’m going to make. As always I’ve been taking my inspiration from good ole Pinterest.   Make me Cake Me Ok so how adorable are these bunny cookies!? If only I had the…… Continue reading Easter Sweets and Bakes… Planning…

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Raspberry Crumble Squares

I’m sorry for the lack blog posts, I’ve been feeling really under the weather and it has left me with nausea and lethargy. Not nice :( At least the sun is shining more and spring is definitely in the air. We’ve been getting out with Louie as much as possible and he is loving it!…… Continue reading Raspberry Crumble Squares

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Elderflower and Pistachio Drizzle Cake

I’m a huge fan of lemon drizzle cake, in particular my Mum’s lemon drizzle, it brings back happy memories from my childhood. So when I stumbled across a recipe for elderflower and pistachio I knew I had to give it a go. And this is the recipe I mentioned in my post elderflower cupcakes. I…… Continue reading Elderflower and Pistachio Drizzle Cake