Bitesize Bakehouse Signature Cake: Raspberry and Pistachio Cake

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Ok, guys. Here is number two in the Bitesize Bakehouse‘s Signature Cake Series: Raspberry and Pistachio Cake. Have a browse… This cake is layers of light raspberry sponge, lifted with a little lemon zest. The sponges are sandwiched together with a whipped pistachio and white chocolate ganache, made with homemade pistachio paste. The cake is then […]

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Bitesize Bakehouse Signature Cake: Milk Chocolate and Blackberry Cake

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Number one in the Bitesize Bakehouse Signature Cake Series: Milk Chocolate and Blackberry Cake This is a light chocolate sponge, layered with blackberry conserve and then sandwiched together with a crumb coat of cream cheese buttercream. All of that is then encased with a milk chocolate ganache and left to set. A chocolate cake that is […]

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Our Wedding Cake

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I did it. I made our wedding cake! It is THE BIGGEST cake I have ever baked. EVER. I mean, the stacked wedding cake very nearly didn’t fit in the fridge. That right there is: 2x 12 inch layers of chocolate sponge with lashing of Nutella sandwiched between it and 2x 10 inch layers, 2x […]

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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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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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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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Banana Cake with Walnut Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache

banana cake with walnut buttercream

(Sorry in advance for these photos. I mean, they aren’t normally “top notch” on Bitesize Bakes –i’m still learning– but I fear these are particularly bad so bear with me…) Our “5 month ’til the wedding” cake was a Banana cake (Again! see my other recent Banana Cake here). This time though, I made it much […]

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Banana Cake with Brown Sugar Buttercream

banana cake with brown sugar buttercream

This cake was born out of convenience. I had aging bananas that need to be used, and a baby shower to attend the next day. I wanted something a little more up market than my regular banana bread go-to’s (here and here) to turn up with (they are a tad casual for this occasion I […]

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