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Making cakes for gifts.

Making cakes for gifts.

I know the gluten police will say something, so to let you know, I didn't eat any of these as I made these for everyone else so no harm was done to this blogger in the making of these cakes
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Making Healthy Cake: How To + My 4 Favorite Recipes

Making Healthy Cake: How To + My 4 Favorite Recipes

In this article you’ll find tips for making healthier cake. when you are allergic to one of the ingredients of a cake, that cake is not healthy for you
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DIY SOS - tips for choosing and making your own wedding cake.

DIY SOS - tips for choosing and making your own wedding cake.

You can find lots of articles giving you a step-by-step guide to making a particular wedding cake design, but I wanted to show you the pros and cons of different styles, to help you know which is right for you and your personality
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A Taste of the Tropical: Chocolate and Coconut Cake for Mother's Day and Waitrose Direct 'Making for Mum' Competition

A Taste of the Tropical: Chocolate and Coconut Cake for Mother's Day and Waitrose Direct 'Making for Mum' Competition

Meanwhile, this Mother's Day Waitrose Direct have launched a 'Making for Mum' competition. Chocolate and Coconut Cake for Mother's Day
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5 Things I Learned From Making a Cake for a Wedding in the Last Minute

5 Things I Learned From Making a Cake for a Wedding in the Last Minute

It has been a fantastic experience and I am going to tell you all about it tomorrow but today, I’d like to give you some advise on what NOT to do when you are asked to bake a cake for a wedding
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Tips for making, flavouring & decorating cakes

Tips for making, flavouring & decorating cakes

However, when I am making miniature cakes, such as those I would have as petits fours or if I am making Afternoon Tea for a gathering of friends, then I can quite happily spend some time on the decorating as it then becomes a very theraputic couple of hours with no time pressures and the like
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3 ingredient and virtually syn free chocolate cake

3 ingredient and virtually syn free chocolate cake

Plus, my highest performing post on the blog is my recipe for Quark Pancakes so figured there must be a big enough audience for sharing these recipes
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Boiled Fruit Cake

Boiled Fruit Cake

This will last for ages, I think it could even make a good Christmas cake. Not bad for a nibble of indulgence
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Galaxy Chocolate, World Baking Day and The Famous Drinking Chocolate Cake Recipe

Galaxy Chocolate, World Baking Day and The Famous Drinking Chocolate Cake Recipe

My mum’s Milk Chocolate Cake is my most favourite of cakes – taken from an old Be-Ro cookbook, it was the first cake mum taught me to make – I used to make one every Sunday for afternoon tea to help her out, and, because even then, I loved baking
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coffee cake with coffee buttercream filling and chocolate ganache

coffee cake with coffee buttercream filling and chocolate ganache

But for some bizarre reason, I decided to have a go at making a coffee sponge cake this week. For the cake
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Rock Cakes

Rock Cakes

She was never renowned for her prowess in the kitchen and alas her rock cakes were no exception. No need to get them smooth or even – a positive refuge for the more slap dash type cook
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November is Happy Birthday for Tea Time Treats: Salted Caramel and Chocolate Fudge Birthday Cake Recipe

November is Happy Birthday for Tea Time Treats: Salted Caramel and Chocolate Fudge Birthday Cake Recipe

By way of making entries simpler, and so Kate and I DON’T miss emails in the future, we are testing a new system of entering your recipes this month
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Ultimate Chocolate Birthday Cake with White Chocolate Frosting #Bakeoftheweek

Ultimate Chocolate Birthday Cake with White Chocolate Frosting #Bakeoftheweek

I couldn’t share this week’s #Bakeoftheweek before the birthday girl had seen her own cake, could I. I also want to mention Herbs, Spices & Tradition with Baked Asparagus – I love that this is entered into #Bakeoftheweek – completely the spirit of the linky that anything baked is valid …and I don’t eat enough Asparagus, so thanks for the reminder
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Baileys cake……and my over the top use of gold spray

Baileys cake……and my over the top use of gold spray

For the sponge. Making the chocolate shards is easy, simply melt the dark chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water, then pour out onto a baking paper lined tray then spread with a palette knife into a thin layer, then place another sheet of baking paper over the top and gently press out the air bubbles
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Easter Cake Chocolate Eggstravaganza

Easter Cake Chocolate Eggstravaganza

Cover the top of the cake with mini eggs, making sure you have plenty left for the pillar. Easter Cake Chocolate Eggstravaganza – you have my apologies for the title but it had to be done
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Jaffa cake tray bake recipe

Jaffa cake tray bake recipe

You can of course reduce the amounts for a smaller serving. FacebookPinterestTwitterThis recipe takes jaffa cakes to the extreme with a giant, tray bake jaffa cake
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Blood Orange Chocolate Marble Cake

Blood Orange Chocolate Marble Cake

And although my mother is a formidable cook that tackles complicated recipes when the fancy takes her, it is this everyday cake that sticks in my mind
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Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

And so I made a special chocolate cake for A & J because like that chocolate cake, they’re awesome and loved by everyone