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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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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

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Elderflower Cupcakes

I only recently discovered I liked elderflower. I had always dismissed it before thinking it would taste too much like perfume or similar to Parma Violets, so I was pleasantly surprised when I tasted it and realised it was actually quite nice and even more surprised at what a nice cake ingredient it makes! I…… Continue reading Elderflower Cupcakes

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Pecan Caramel Cupcakes

After making enough mince pies over Christmas to feed an army, it was nice to be able to make something different. I had a packet of pecan nuts that have been waiting for me turn them into a pecan pie, but in the end I fancied something cakey, and thought they would be a great ingredient…… Continue reading Pecan Caramel Cupcakes

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Cherry Yoghurt Bundt Cake

I’ve been meaning to buy a Bundt cake tin for a while now, and when I came across a recipe in The Clandestine Cake Club book, I was compelled to go out and buy one straight away. The recipe was Raspberry Yoghurt Birthday Bundt Cake. The icing was a lovely bright pink colour and with raspberry…… Continue reading Cherry Yoghurt Bundt Cake

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Peanut Butter and Jam Cupcakes

I was in the mood for experimenting, browsing Pinterest recently I have seen various pictures of peanut butter cupcakes. So I thought I would give it a go myself. So I added crunchy peanut butter to the cake batter. Once the cakes were baked and cooled. I took a small part of the top off and added…… Continue reading Peanut Butter and Jam Cupcakes

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Almond Birthday Cake

I hope you all had a lovely Easter. It was a nice relaxing one here, although we could have done with the weather being a bit nicer, it has been very wintry! It was also my mum’s birthday yesterday so making a nice a birthday cake was in order! I had a browse through my…… Continue reading Almond Birthday Cake

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Mini Cakes

The Mr asked me to make some cakes for his Table Tennis team as it is their last game of the season tonight. I was going to do a big cake, but instead decided to do a selection of mini cakes, which would be easier for the team to serve and eat. I borrowed a…… Continue reading Mini Cakes

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Sunday Smores

Sundays are always a perfect day for baking. I was in the middle of making the wedding invites when the Mr put the F1 on. I knew it was time to take a break and disappear off into the kitchen!! I wasn’t entirely sure what to bake, I bought a new traybake tin the other day so thought…… Continue reading Sunday Smores

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Oh so pretty inspiration

How utterly goregeous are these Pretty pink shoes. I have to find out where the bride got hers from.   I’ve fallen head over heels in love with this beautiful vintage wedding ring. I have a feeling though that this ring costs more than the budget for our wedding 10 times over.   I’m really…… Continue reading Oh so pretty inspiration