The Bake Off…

As the Bake Off returns to our screens tonight (I’M SO EXCITED!), I thought that this would be the perfect time to write this blog post… A few weeks ago, the ‘Bake Off’ fever, as I like to call it, arrived in Newark, close to where I live. I have to say that it wasn’t … More The Bake Off…

Sometimes a cake and a cuppa makes all the difference…

   Today’s blog is inspired by those days when you have a list of things to do longer than your head can manage, or you have a stay-in-your-pyjama kind of day, or you just have five minutes break in between a very busy schedule. Sometimes a cake and a cuppa makes all the difference…go on, … More Sometimes a cake and a cuppa makes all the difference…

Croissants – dreams vs reality…

Whilst rooting around in my blog, I found that I never actually published this one… After going on a pastry course (which was about a year ago now – check out my blog post on it – https://cupcakesandcreations.wordpress.com/2014/06/29/the-best-baking-day-ever/ ) , I decided to go solo and try making croissants from scratch all by myself…. When making these croissants, I had … More Croissants – dreams vs reality…

Hello..?

Well hello there..? Long time, no see folks! The other day, I received an email saying that my blog was one year old…and then I remembered that I actually hadn’t been on my blog since last November…oops! So, I thought I would take a gander the other day, blow the cobwebs off and give it … More Hello..?

White chocolate and cranberry = perfect combination!

White chocolate and cranberry is quite a sophisticated mix if you ask me…which makes this cake perfect for a sophisticated event! Or maybe just for one of those times when we just need to indulge!! (Yes, I know that we all have them!) Once again, I delved into my Hummingbird recipe book and found this incredible combination … More White chocolate and cranberry = perfect combination!