Category Archives: Icing

Cherry, Almond and Swede Cake

Who doesn’t love Cherry Bakewells?  Aren’t they just so cheeky?  I imagine they were exactly what Alice ate when she saw those tiny delights with ‘Eat Me’ written on them. Give in to temptation… go on… Chocolate would have been … Continue reading

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Lemon, Lavender and Parsnip Cake

Here’s the second cake in ‘Vegetable Month’.  I think this little Missy should be showcased in every home, she’s so beautiful. She’s very easy on the eye – a real English Rose.  She’s soft and pale – no sunshine for … Continue reading

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Ginger, Chocolate and Caramel Layer Cake

With St Valentine’s Day just over, there has been an abundance of recipes saturating the internet for chocolate desserts or hidden-heart cupcakes all slathered with frostings in every shade of red or pink, sprinkled with tiny heart sprinkles… Maybe, just … Continue reading

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Christmas Cakes 2012

Christmas Cakes 2012 – I wish I had photographs of all seven of them but sadly, I don’t! The end of 2012 became incredibly busy here.  I had a presentation/assignment to do for university, we moved house and I had … Continue reading

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Wedding Favor Biscuits

I am desperate to do more sophisticated fayre… It’s lovely having kids around the house to eat the cupcakes etc, but I am so keen to move on and try my hand at something a little more demanding, but also … Continue reading

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Mummy Cake

Now I know it’s not Halloween!  Really, I do. But it has been mega, mega, mega busy at work and blogging feels like a luxury I just don’t have these days. Nevermind, here we are. Better late than never. This … 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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Halloween Skull Cake!

We are almost American about Halloween in our house. We LOVE it! “Guess what Moo?” “Erm… what?” “It’s all hallows eve’s ween’s weave’s weeney weeeeeeeeeeeen!” Maybe it’s the goth in me?  Yes, that’s exactly what it is.  Some of the … 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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Iced Fingers

Please stop by my VERY basic website: (I plan on developing  much more comprehensive one once D gets his finger out to help me.  I am terrible with technology – I STILL can’t work out how to add a print … Continue reading

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