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Want s’more cupcakes?

Want s’more cupcakes?

Its my birthday today, so like the loser (control freak) I am I just had to make my own birthday cakes. Continue reading

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Rhubarb and Custard Tart

Rhubarb and Custard Tart

I love a good tart. Crispy butter pastry, soft interiors. Winner. Once again this week I was inspired by the lovely GBBO and created this Rhubarb and custard tart. Wobbly, sweet set vanilla custard, spiked with sharp sourness of rhubarb and all encased with short, crisp, buttery pastry. Continue reading

Blackberry and Elderflower Trifle

Blackberry and Elderflower Trifle

I have an overgrown bush. Yep a massively overgrown bramble bush at the bottom of my very unkempt overgrown garden. Annoying to the eye, but come September I always come away with kilos of blackberries which is not a bad thing. So the theme for the Great British Bake Off week three was desserts and … Continue reading

Festive Macarons

Festive Macarons

This past week I fell out of favour with macarons big time. Despite making them quite regularly now I had an EPIC fail when making my first batch of these chocolate and chestnut ones for our Dinner at the Manor vintage afternoon tea so I had to restart. I still wasn’t completely happy with my … Continue reading

Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes

Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes

Never mind the Ambassador, with these cupcakes I am definitely spoiling you! Soft chocolate sponge, filled with Nutella and chopped hazelnuts and then topped with Nutella frosting and more chopped hazelnuts. Oh, and to gild the lilly a whole Ferrero Rocher on top to boot. Continue reading

A Fruity Tart

A Fruity Tart

Drum roll please… finally a baking related post! The last sweet thing I wrote about was way back in April and now we’re hurtling towards Autumn. If I’m honest, I think I fell a bit out of love with baking over the summer, holidays, post holiday weight gain and a quest to lose such weight … Continue reading