Tag Archives: Cake

Hot Air Balloon Chocolate Cake

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Once again inspired by pinterest I decided to make a hot air balloon cake for my Son’s Welcome Party, I used the pin below to work from. ICING 200ml double cream 50g butter 3 tbsp clear honey 200g dark chocolate (use … Continue reading

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Sugar Free Banana & Raisin Loaf

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I found an easy sugar free banana bread recipe, so I can feed my little boy a healthy cake on a regular basis for his pudding! It’s lovely with custard!   125g plain wholemeal flour 1½ tsp baking powder 2 … Continue reading

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Rainbow Cake

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I wanted to experiment with a rainbow cake recipe to see how it would turn out, plus who doesn’t love cake AND rainbows! Serves 8 Cake 150g Caster Sugar 150g Softened Butter 3 Eggs (beaten) 150g Self-Raising Flour 3/4 tsp … Continue reading

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Banana & Peanut Butter Cheesecake

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Serves 4-5 . 1 large Banana 40g Butter (melted) 8 Hob Nob Biscuits (crushed) 70ml Double Cream 70g Icing Sugar 200g Soft Cheese 1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract 120g Peanut Butter . . Several hours before, place banana in the freezer … Continue reading

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Guinness Birthday Cake

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I borrowed this recipe from Nigella Lawson’s website to make Adam a birthday cake, he loves Guinness and doesn’t really have a sweet tooth, so this rich, moist cake was the perfect option. Although it doesn’t taste of stout, there … Continue reading

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Naomi / Nanaimo Bars

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. . The Nanaimo bar (nicknamed Naomi) is a Canadian dessert, which is a type of cookie and requires no baking, it is named after the West-Coast city of Nanaimo, British Columbia. My Mum gave me the recipe, so I … Continue reading

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Wedding Project 3; Cake Bunting

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We decided to decorate our three wedding cakes with mini bunting, so I set about making some to use. Materials Colourful / Flowery Fabric Waxy Thread Needle & Thread Pinking Shears Wooden Skewers I cut out fabric triangles using pinking … Continue reading

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Wedding Project 2; Cake Toppers

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I was inspired by bthanari’s shop on etsy, to create our own personalised wedding cake toppers. I have included a picture of the one that inspired me in particular (above) and below you can see our finished product. I got two … Continue reading

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Wedding Project 1; Cake Stands

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I was inspired by reading this wonderful blog called bee in our bonnet and decided to make the stands for our wedding cakes, with Adam’s help of course! We collected all the wooden parts we needed from Bristol Wood Recycling Project. We got a … Continue reading

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With Marriage & Recipes in Mind

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Adam and I are now Mr & Mrs and very happy we are too! With this in mind and the majority of my posts being food / recipe related, I wanted my first post after a short break and a … Continue reading

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