Fiona cairns recipes

Cranberry and citrus cookies and an 80th birthday cake.

Cranberry and citrus cookies and an 80th birthday cake.

As part of the birthday celebration my contribution was a lemon meringue birthday, which I was pretty proud of (the base recipe being a Fiona Cairns recipe from The Birthday Cake Book), as our yoga class is a quaint country church hall I couldn't adore the cake with candles through fear of setting off the fire alarm, so I resorted to raiding the garden for suitable edible greenery and flowers
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Christmas is coming…

Christmas is coming…

The Parcel Cake by Fiona Cairns from Waitrose…. For writers and reviewers, Christmas starts in July, with a host of events to launch the festive season’s goodies
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Liquorice Allsorts Cake

Liquorice Allsorts Cake

I once again turned to what is rapidly becoming one of my baking bibles - The Birthday Cake Book by Fiona Cairns for the underlying liquorice toffee cake recipe and liquorice toffee buttercream and then came up with a simple bright pink fondant topping with a black fondant ring inset in the top of the cake and then decorated with assorted liquorice allsorts
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