Tagged with vanilla

Vanilla Custard Slice

Vanilla Custard Slice

My attempt at one of my childhood favourite sweet treats, the Vanilla Custard Slice. They were hard work, but worth it. Forget the rubbery custard you get in the shop bought ones, these ones use a smooth, vanilla bean enriched creme pâtissière and homemade puff pastry. Continue reading

Holy Macaron!

Holy Macaron!

Take that macarons! In your face!! Yes, you can probably gauge by my enthusiasm that I am extremely happy!! As I have said before, Macarons scare me. Proper scare the living sh!t out of me – more than Pennywise the clown from Stephen King’s IT. (If you don’t know who he is, then do an image … Continue reading

The Birds and the Bees!

I was recently asked to make some cupcakes for a baby shower. The theme was to be The birds and the bees and I was asked to create something to suit! The brief was simple – to make some vanilla cupcakes and some decorations to compliment the theme. Now on the surface this all seems straightforward, … Continue reading

Wedding Bells

This weekend marked my first ever attempt at creating cupcakes for an event – a wedding. However, the bride is also my boss. So no pressure there to try and make the cupcakes even more perfect! Luckily, I wasn’t really given a brief as such – the Bride wanted a mixture of standard and mini cupcakes and decided to … Continue reading