Tempting Tea – Amazing Birthday Afternoon

For my birthday this year I wanted to go back to the little girl world of tea parties – only this time with real tea, real people, and REAL CAKES! Here are just a few pictures from a lovely sunny Sunday afternoon in our house. There were 8 of us for tea altogether which worked…

Love Cake <3

As promised – valentines 2012 and another heart themed cake to better last years. Rob had requested red velvet cake again, so I couldn’t disappoint. To make it extra special I decided to go for a triple layer approach – red velvet, chocolate, and red velvet again! I stacked them up, filled and covered with…

Sweets For My Sweet

As it’s nearing that time of year again, I wanted to share my sweet treat from Valentines 2011. I made this cake for Rob, and to this day he still claims it’s the best cake he’s ever tasted (he ate the WHOLE thing to himself, save for a tiny slice which I was allowed!) And,…

All in a Night’s Work – Petit Fours Mini Cupcakes

As the song goes: “the weather outside is frightful” – 2 inches of snow and very much still counting, topped off with temperatures plummeting below zero. What better to do on such an evening than to put the heating on full, get the oven hotting up, and whip up a batch of the cutest cupcakes….

What a Beauty! Strawberry Victoria Sponge

The first out of my archives – my trusty iPhone informs me the photo was taken back in August 2010. Explains the giant fresh fruits! A simple victoria sponge, filled with cream and generously adorned with fresh strawberries. Divine!

Baked Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

A favourite in our house is the humble cheesecake, quick and easy to make, and keeps well in the fridge for sweet-tooth moments or dessert during the week. I vary it by adding all different kinds of flavourings – depending on ideas I’ve seen around, ingredients in the cupboard, or just a craving for a…