Sugar Cookie Bars

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Sugar Cookie Bars What does one do when they fancy cookies but fancy something a little more indulgent than actual cookies? Then bake a big slab of cookie bars and completely smother it with girly pink, creamy and delicious buttercream frosting, of course! What else would I do when the end result was super thick… 

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies Happy belated thanksgiving to my US friends! When it comes to blogging, I’m one of those super unorganised peeps. I see people mention on their blogs that if they don’t have 2 weeks worth of posts ready to be scheduled then they freak! I wish I could be a member of that… 

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Halloween Sugar Cookies

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Halloween Sugar Cookies Happy Halloween!!!! It’s already almost midnight here and we’ve only had two ToT’ers. TWO!? Le sigh. And I bought 3 largish boxes of candy to share. Perhaps it’s the rain that’s so heavy that the gutters look like a river going down the street that’s the issue? But that doesn’t stop me… 

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Bloody Brains Cupcakes

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Bloody Brains Cupcakes What do you love best about Halloween as an adult? For me, it still seems like a mystical time of the year. In England, the end of October is normally cold. If it’s not raining, there’s normally a frost in the air and you can always see your breath in the air… 

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Vanilla Macarons

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Vanilla Macarons Or Vanilla Macaroons, if you prefer? I prefer to say macarons since macaroons can be confused with a different dessert. Hello, English Coconut Macaroons anyone? This is my very first time ever making macarons so I thought I’d stick to being safe and go for vanilla macarons and next time get more creative… 

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Monster High Skull Birthday Cake

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Monster High Skull Birthday Cake It was my daughters 9th birthday on April 21st. She’s really into Monster High and I knew she’d freak if I made her a Monster High ‘skull’ design birthday cake. So that’s what I did! In a panic trying to make this Monster High cake as best as it could… 

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Spring Blossom Buttercream Sponge Cake

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Spring Blossom Buttercream Sponge Cake So… the award for “the worlds worst decorated cake” goes to…. Me! Since I’m going to show everything created on this blog, here’s my so-called Spring Blossom cake. Everything went smoothly until decorating time. The buttercream even went relatively well (considering that I’ve only applied buttercream as an outer frosting… 

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St. Patrick’s Day Irish Cream Liqueur (Bailey’s) Shamrock Cupcakes

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St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Chocolate Cupcakes w Bailey’s Buttercream Frosting Celebrate St. Patrick’s day the Irish way with these Shamrock styled chocolate cupcakes decorated with Bailey’s flavoured buttercream frosting. Yummy. First of all, sorry about the poor photo quality. Now that my giant man baby aka my partner is home, I can explain that he… 

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Strawberry, Chocolate & Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Cupcakes – School Bake Sale

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Strawberry, Chocolate & Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Cupcakes Aren’t children wonderful? I love the way they spring things on you. For example, Wednesday evening the children returned home from school and casually stated that there was going to be a school bake sale. Great, I’ll help and whip up some cupcakes. It was the perfect chance… 

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Girly Pastel Tri-Coloured Swirl Vanilla Cupcakes

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Girly Pastel Tri-Coloured Swirl Vanilla Cupcakes Overly girlie, triple coloured swirl vanilla cupcakes. Pastel shades of pink and lilac with white complimentary colours. Sure to make any princess proud. When I was younger, I’m talking between 5-15 years old, I was a tom boy. I don’t have any sisters but one brother that’s 2.5 years… 

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