Cakes

Chocolate Sunken Soufflé Cake

Every year the kids get to choose their own birthday cake and I will endeavour to produce a near perfect replica of their selected recipe. When they’re young, naturally it isn’t a recipe they opt for, instead I get requests for cakes with Disney characters, animals or cars etc. As they get older, the challenges come. This year my eldest …

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Chocolate Cake

My smallest girl is turning 5 this week and wanted a birthday cake to bring to playschool to share with her friends. We are very lucky that her playschool is so accommodating and always on board with these little things and it’s a great way to include all of the children in celebrations. With that in mind, I decided to …

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My Birthday, My Cake

So yeah, I’m another year older, that much further away from my youth, that little bit closer to the bus pass. I’m at that stage in my life where I can make the kind of cake that I want for my birthday with no apology. I loved last years, it was delicious, I enjoyed every morsel that passed my lips. …

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Rainbows & Unicorns

So my fairy is 4. I’m not sure how much longer I’ll get away with calling her my fairy, perhaps I’ll never stop, perhaps the day will come when she will say, ‘Really Mom?’ and that will be that; but for now that tiny little baby who arrived 4 years ago, who is sweet, kind & funny, is still my …

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Birthday Cake by The Girls

Number three has entered into the double digit stage, he was 10 this week. 10! It’s a very round number. It’s such a cliché but time really does fly. He was a giggly baby, he’s a giggly 10 year old; funny should be his middle name, he’s infectious. He’s not a boy for fuss, he knows what he likes, his birthday plans …

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