Okay, I'm always looking for ways to go a little bit further with my baking and to challenge myself a little bit more. I love to make cupcakes and decided vanilla cupcakes with vanilla Italian buttercream for my mum would be nice- I'd contemplated a cake but cupcakes are a little more fun because you … Continue reading Mother’s Day Baking: Cupcake Bouquet
Okay, I'm sure you've seen it before - you see an 'easy to make' cake or cupcake recipe on Pinterest. You go for it and you realise there's a lot of fancy equipment and rare farmer's market ingredients you don't have to make delicious cakes. I have fussy friends (think Vanilla and chocolate flavour only), … Continue reading Baking 101: Italian Buttercream (With pictures!)
So I did mention before that I like to bake. And as soon as my January exams were over, I found a very good excuse to keep baking. My friend David was turning 23 at the end of January, so I figured, rather than buy an useless tacky gift, why not bake a cake? I … Continue reading Yo ho, Yo ho, a Pirate Cake for me!
So in my spare time (i.e.: all that time I should be studying in), I also bake. I'll post the recipe for the buttercream icing I made in another post! But in the meantime, I wanted to show off my brother's 21st birthday cake, made by me! So for a first attempt I'm pretty impressed! … Continue reading Read between the sugar coated lines