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Celebration Carrot Cake (Sunderland AFC!)

I LOVE a good excuse to make a birthday cake and, even better, this one was a very special birthday cake.  An 80th birthday cake for a stout Sunderland AFC supporter… EIGHTY! You’d NEVER know it. So, we decided to … Continue reading

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Mummy Cake Pops!

These were LOVELY to make!! I can’t say they were copied/inspired/taken from anyone in particular – they were an accumulation of internet image searches for mummy cakes!  There were some really, really cute ones, despite how scary they were meant … Continue reading

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Black-Hearted Horny Devil Cakes

Shhhhhhhhhhhhhh… These cakes have a little secret… Take a look if you don’t believe me. Deeply dark hearts. It’s for the goth in you.  I am, deeply at heart, gothic.  My music tastes vary wildly amongst that genre they call … Continue reading

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Black Forest Gateau (The BFG)

I’ve been working REALLY hard on getting my buttercream perfectly smooth – it’s gotta be as smooth as The Fonz.  You know what I’m talking about… There’s something about a satin finish to that icing application that makes you feel … Continue reading

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Zombie Cake

Night of the Living Dead? No. I know, I know.  NOT the prettiest cake on the blog!! But, for a little boy’s seventh birthday, it had to be gross, right?  He’s obsessed with zombies, but the funny thing is, if … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cake with English Roses

“Laaaaand of Ho-ope annnnnd Gloooooooooooory…” The sounds of jubilee songs permeated the air over HRH.  Would you believe that our place of work has the initials ‘HRH’?  You couldn’t make this stuff up… What fun we had – everyone convinced … Continue reading

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