Browsing All posts tagged under »cakes«

Funnel Cakes

May 25, 2013

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We never made it to the funnel cake stand, so we made our own.

It’s all about the cake

March 18, 2012

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The sun shone yesterday for the annual Spring Fair at George’s School. The children threw sponges, bobbed for apples, bought magic wands and ate cake pops. For the adults tea was served, jewellery was made and spring flowers were on offer. But we all know what the main event is at a school fair. The […]

I Ganache

November 8, 2010

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When I ran out of cherries this week, my usual fairy cakes looked a bit forlorn. I was about to rustle up some buttercream when I remembered we had a carton of double cream. Ooh…ganache, I thought. I rummaged round the cupboards to find an equal quantity of chocolate to match the cream. I couldn’t […]

Decisions Decisions

September 24, 2010

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I made some cakes today so that Nell and Evie could decorate them as a little extra treat for their 3rd Birthday. Decorating cakes is a very serious business indeed and Nell concentrated on getting it just right. Meanwhile Evie was more inclined to eat the icing. I can’t blame her. I had a few spoonfuls too. […]

Easter Goodies

March 31, 2010

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As well as my normal home baking recently there has been a lot of cake: Here are some of the things I have made so far on the run up to the Easter break. None of the traditional simnel cake or hot cross buns from me due to my dislike of orange peel and marzipan. […]

Let them eat cake

December 9, 2009

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I promise that this will be my last cake blogpost…at least until after Christmas! I don’t mean to do it. It just happens. There’s a birthday or something and cake is the answer. Let’s face it cake is the answer to lots of things really. George’s cousin Pascal turned 1 last month so here is […]