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Dinosaur Birthday Cake

I love being creative and designing cakes, especially kids one as they are so much fun! So when a neighbour asked me to make a cake for her daughter’s first Birthday I was so excited! Click here to see my design.

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Panda Birthday Cake

Several months before Chloe’s 3rd Birthday she suddenly announced one morning that she wanted a panda Birthday cake. She’s always loved pandas, just like Emily and her favourite cuddly toy is a panda too. But we hadn’t really talked about Birthday cakes and I don’t think she knew that Emily had a panda cake for her 3rd Birthday too! She was also specific and wanted clouds and turquoise balloons on her cake. Click here to see what I made.

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Jungle Book Cake

Over the summer we took the girls to see The Jungle Book at the open air theatre at Hever Castle, Emily absolutely loved it and decided she wanted a Jungle Book themed party for her 6th Birthday. So I set about designing a cake – she was quite specific about the things she wanted on the cake – a waterfall, a tree with the number 6 hanging off it, Mowgli, Baloo and the baby elephant. Click here to see what I created.

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Jungle Book Cake

Over the summer we took the girls to see The Jungle Book at the open air theatre at Hever Castle, Emily absolutely loved it and decided she wanted a Jungle Book themed party for her 6th Birthday. So I set about designing a cake – she was quite specific about the things she wanted included – a waterfall, a tree with the number 6 hanging off it, Mowgli, Baloo and the baby elephant. Click here to see what I created.

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Reindeer Christmas Cake

I can’t resist making more than one Christmas cake and giving one as a Christmas present to our best friends is the perfect excuse to make another one! So here’s this years second cake, another silly design! Click here to read more.

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I saw this recipe in the Waitrose magazine last Christmas but didn’t get round to making it. It’s a recipe from John Whaite (who won GBBO in 2012) and it’s a perfect Christmas flavour combination of gingerbread and mincemeat, yummy! Click here to see the recipe.

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Snowflake Cupcakes

I volunteered to make some Christmas cupcakes for Emily’s Rainbow’s group for their final session of the year as they were having a Christmas party. Emily requested something with snowflakes, which is good as they were quick and easy to make. I also made the same for her teachers as Christmas presents too. Click here to find out more.

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Having warm muffins for breakfast is always a popular weekend treat in our house and these have a really lovely Christmas flavour. The squidgy warm marzipan pieces inside are very yummy. So why not give these a try, click here to see the recipe.

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Birdhouse Christmas Cake

Christmas cakes are my favourite type of cake to decorate, it’s how Em and I first got into cake decorating when we were little. We always used to choose a design and have a go at making it. It always makes me feel Christmassy! This year I decided to make a big cake, as you can never have enough fruit cake. Click here to find out more about my Christmas bird house cake.

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Chocolate Orange Panettone

As chocolate orange is one of my absolute favourite flavours I couldn’t resist making these as a treat for breakfast in the run up to Christmas. I knew the girls would love them too, the only problem was that one just wasn’t enough! Click here to try this recipe.

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