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18 cake

You will love this cake! Chocolate? Plain? Iced?


All grown up! This week is all about reminiscing. Thinking about all the good times that have been had over the last eighteen years! Yes, finally my little boy is going to be an official adult! So we need cake! Of course we need cake! Over the years we have had photo cakes, themed cakes, sporty cakes, chequered cakes, and…

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coffee and cake

Cake, cake and more cake! Support a Macmillan Coffee Morning.


Macmillan Coffee Morning If you are in the UK, you are probably aware that the end of September is always when Macmillan Cancer Support host their coffee morning weekend. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you will know that it has become an annual event for us. You can check out our 2020 Macmillan coffee morning here,…

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red velvet cupcakes

Bake off is back: Love this red velvet cake


Cake. There is always time for cake. Cake for birthdays. Coffee morning cakes. Cake for parties. Afternoon tea cakes. Cake for bake off! So, the Great British Bake Off is back for another series so today I’m sharing a current recipe with you! Red Velvet cake is ‘velvet’ due to the texture of the crumb being softer than a traditional…

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lemon cake

Luscious lemon cake with a healthy hidden vegetable twist


Hidden veg! When you think of hidden vegetables in cake, you might automatically think of carrot cake. Well, that carrot is not so hidden but it does make for a really delicious cake! If you look back at historic cake recipes, you will find there are numerous many recipes which use vegetables. I used to use a delicious chocolate mud…

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victoria sponge

Victoria sponge cake recipe you’ll love for your Jubilee party


Strawberries, Cream & Cake. Locally grown strawberries have begun to appear in the shops here and what is more perfect them piling them on a cake! Whilst the taste of shop bought strawberries is less superior than ones grown at home, they do still smell and taste of Summer. Strawberries and cream seem to go together so well but do…

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heart shaped cookies

7 Valentine’s ideas to show someone how much you love them


Valentine’s Ideas It is the time of year again when everywhere around us there are adverts for chocolates, flowers, perfume and jewellery. If you are in love, particularly a new love, this one day in the year can potentially make or break your relationship. Those in a long term relationship appear to have very differing views. Some people see it…

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tropical vegan cake on a plate with white flowers

Share the enjoyment of summer with this Tropical Vegan Cake


Tropical Vegan Cake I thought it was about time to have a new cake! There’s always a reason for cake! A birthday (yes mine)!; a thank you (yes, you!); coffee with a friend (who’s coming?); or just because you deserve it (that will be me too at the minute)! Why a tropical cake? Well, I thought I should try something…

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The best cake ever! St. Clements Cake here we come


The best cake ever! St. Clements Cake here we come Citrusy, zingy, melt-in-the-mouth soft delicious sponge! I am hooked! Seriously, I take it all back! I DO like citrusy cakes or to be specific, this St Clements cake! It’s only taken me 40-something years to realise it! Oh My Gosh! Okay, so strictly speaking this cake is lemon & orange,…

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slice of apple crumble cake on a plate

Apple Crumble Cake


Apple Crumble Cake When you have lots of apples and have already made apple crumble, baked apple dumplings, apple crumble slice and apple jumble! what do you do? You create something new! Apple Crumble Cake! This is cake. There are spiced apples. and crumble. All. Rolled. Into. One! Perfect! Your go-to Recipe I have made this with straightforward ingredients which…

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