Bloomin’ Good Cupcakes

For Mother’s Day this year I combined two of my mum’s favourite things – cake and flowers.

Flower cupcakes seem to be very popular at the moment so I gave them a try. I went for a rose and a hydrangea. My butter cream piping needs a bit more work – I keep blaming the fact I’m left handed for not being the most consistence! Continue reading

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Bake Off, Bake In

Last weekend I went to a local charity event in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. This charity event was right up my street…it was a bake in. The local baker put on a number of demonstrations, all we had to do was watch and eat 🙂 He showed us how to make a farmhouse loaf, soda bread, a festival loaf and plait bread. Continue reading