Cakes

Chocolate Almond Tart

Mr. Simply Homemade had his birthday yesterday, let’s just say he’s getting rather close to a big number! Instead of a cake, he wanted a nice decadent, chocolate treat and so I rustled up this Chocolate Almond Tart. It was good…..it was very good! Ingredients   for the base 120g Plain Flour  120g Ground Almonds 65g Butter, melted 30g Maple Syrup …

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Baking, Cakes

Cake, Cake, a Happy Child & Cake!

It’s always lovely to be asked to bake a cake for someone, particularly when it’s for a special occasion; isn’t it lovely to have people believe in your ability to do something and do it well? I was delighted when my sister asked me to bake a selection of cupcakes and a celebration cake for my nephews communion 🙂 Taylor, …

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Baking, Cakes, Chit Chat, Family Time, Healthy

Celebratory Cupcakes & A Note of Thanks

The children suggested we have celebratory cake this evening in honour of this little space on the internet. Yesterday, the finalist list in the inaugural Irish Parenting Blog Awards was announced and Simply Homemade is there in the Best Homespun Blog category. To say I am shocked and overwhelmed is an understatement. I am extremely grateful to those of you who …

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Cakes

Chocolate Layer Cake

      Back in March we had Abbie’s 2nd birthday. Time seems to be simply flying by, babies are not babies for a very long time at all, it’s so important to treasure each day with them. We like to celebrate every occasion in our house, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Anniversaries and of course birthdays, and all of these …

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