Hazelnut and Vanilla Mocha Bundt

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I have a renewed love of the Bundt tin this week (read: I found a new tin for a steal at Aldi whilst picking up my weekly shop). It just makes your bakes look so good, doesn’t it? Right from the off. You can just leave the cake as it is. No fancy frostings required. PS. […]

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A thoughtful gift

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How cute is this?? We received this beautiful gift from my aunt and uncle for our wedding day! Something personalised to cut into our cake and to keep afterwards to help remember the day. ♥♥♥♥♥

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Chorizo and Pesto Bread

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OK, so, recently I made a roasted garlic and rosemary loaf whereby I was drawn in by imagery on Instagram, immediately copied it and then spent the rest of the day being thoroughly conscious of my breath! Well, today’s post is about what I did with the other half of that dough. I had a little […]

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Firoo and Sal’s Wedding Cake

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Two of our closest friends got married at the end of August and they gave me the honour of making their wedding cake. I was so excited I even did them a makeshift cake tasting! Making this cake meant so much to me – It had to be just right for their perfect day. I […]

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Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Bread

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Instagram is a killer for unnecessary hunger pangs. I can be scrolling away, not one little bit hungry at all and then I see a very very tasty image of a pastry, or a cake, or a doughnut, or… well, anything that is carb related and beautifully shot it seems, and just like that – […]

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Pain Au Raisin

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I have been fully swept along with the GBBO magic this year and watching pastry week this Wednesday had us desperate for some freshly baked pain au raisins as soon as it had finished. So, this weekend, I made laminated dough for the first time in aaaaaages. It’s a faff, and it takes a while, […]

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Golf Themed Retirement Cake

Golf Themed Retirement Cake

Rob’s office are winning in the cake stakes again. Not so long ago, they got a nice big swiss meringue coated beast whilst I was practicing my rustic finishes and doweling, and now they have a new one to chomp down on. This is a retirement cake for a long standing staff member who loves […]

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Ben and Prue’s Wedding Cake

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It worked! I made a wedding cake for my friends and it wasn’t a disaster!! Woooooooooooooooooo This is the biggest cake I have made to date, and to say I was a little nervous about the execution of it would be an understatement. The cake literally took over my fridge in the two preceding days […]

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New Office Cake

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Because I don’t need much of an excuse to bake a cake… Rob’s work had just moved office so I decided to bake them a “happy new office cake”. Obviously. This bake was actually from a little while ago. If you follow me on Instagram (take a peak here) you will have seen me post this […]

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My first wedding cake

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I did it!!! I made my first wedding cake and it survived the car journey to the venue!  Full post to follow when I have more pics, but for now – PHEW and YAY!

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