If I knew you were coming…


If you haven’t guessed already, I love baking! So when my friends or family come over to visit I tend to bake something or another 🙂

Most of the time it’s a classic Victoria sponge, which is nice with a mug of green tea or normal tea, whichever ha! Other times I like to do something different, like my honey and nut cake or chocolate melting cake or pretty little cupcakes. Continue reading

The Return


Howdy!

It’s been a while and I am now back to share more lovely cakes! 🙂

For my first post in a while I thought I’d announce a few things…

1. My baking business is well on it’s way and I’m now looking for a place of my own to set up!
2. I’ve been doing more experimenting and I’ve come up with a lot of cool baking techniques to share!
3. I have a 25% off summer discount on all my cakes! So everyone in the Midlands take advantage until 1st July 2013!

Hope you’re looking forward to what’s to come 🙂

Happy baking!

French Perfection Part Deux


I know I’ve already done a blog on my French favourite, Strawberry Gateaux however, I received another order for it and this time I used a Genoise sponge, with thanks to Eric Lanlard.
For the sponge (dependent on the amount of layers you want the Gateaux to have): Continue reading

No One Can Quite Do It Like The French…I Think.


I’ve attempted to make a light and fluffy gateau so many times and I believe I may have just mastered it!

This week I received an order for a strawberry gateau. This is a family favourite and it can be very simple to make.

The trick is to get the sponge as light and airy as you can by Continue reading

No Such Thing As Perfect


A cake and a few muffins, how hard can it be? Exactly what I thought until today came. Of course I had bought everything a few days in advance and I even did a preliminary test yesterday where I baked 9 cupcakes just to make sure that the texture was right and to exercise my piping techniques.

The Preliminary Cakes: Continue reading