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Time to get spicy with this Pumpkin Cake recipe

  So go on then. How many times have you carved a pumpkin and don’t even bother to scoop out the insides? We’ve all done it but this year – like last, I scooped out enough to feed a small army and that was with just one daughterling. The other one didn’t even get her’s …

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So? Where’ve you been Emma? What’s going on!

I know, I know. It’s been a while since I last posted. And even then the months before were a bit…. let’s just say sporadic. After 5 years of blogging practically every week I had a bit of a ‘moment’. I stopped making birthday cakes for friends. I stopped baking. I just stopped everything. So …

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The yummiest, zestiest Lemon Victoria Sponge cake you’ll ever bake

If I get asked for one recipe (other than Madeira cake) over and over again it’s lemon cake. You guys seem to really love it. I haven’t made a ton of lemon cakes so I needed to find an opportunity to make one just so I could share it with you. Now, my ever-expanding hips …

lemon curd recipe
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Easy peasy Lemon Curd

Easy Peasy Lemon Curd Recipe Every now and again I get asked by companies if I’d like to review their products. Sometimes they’re a bit abstract, sometimes they are nothing to do with baking (life insurance anyone?) and sometimes they are spot on. As I am sure you can guess if JosephJoseph contact you with …

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Why Emoji cakes always win!

Why Emoji cakes always win! When I asked Darcey what cake she would like for her birthday this year she actually said ” I want a caterpillar cake” Now I have absolutely nothing against Marks and Spencer cakes. I love M&S and for a long time was ever so slightly, completely addicted to their profiteroles. Have …

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The biggest, brightest Hawaiian birthday cake I’ve ever made

The Hawaiian birthday cake. A few months ago I was asked to make a cake for a friend’s mum. It was an 80th Birthday cake for her friend – a lovely lady from Hawaii. Now she may have been 80 but she was larger than life and full of energy and anyone who met her wouldn’t …

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