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iPad Cake Recipe

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All your favourite Apps on two iPad cakes.  A few weeks ago I asked you to name your favourite Apps and the response was absolutely huge!  So after adding them all up, here are the most requested icons squeezed onto … Continue reading

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YouTube Cake Dessert Recipe

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First there was the instagram dessert with the logo all the way through, followed by facebook, then you asked for a twitter cake. To finish off my complete set of social media desserts here’s a YouTube cake, or should I say dessert. Did … Continue reading

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Divergent Movie Cake

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Which Divergent movie faction are you? Candor: I don’t want to write out this recipe tonight, I want to go to sleep. Honest Abnegation: Someone may want to make this cake and they’ll need the recipe so you must help … Continue reading

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Surprise Cakes App

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Welcome to How To Cook That Surprise Cakes App Bringing your cakes to life. Download the How To Cook That Surprise Cakes App to bring these markers to life. or PRINT your marker, PLACE it on your cake and PRESS the clapper icon on the Surprise … Continue reading

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Chocolate Garden Recipe

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If Willy Wonka had a chocolate garden, then these amazing chocolate mushrooms would have held pride of place.  Your dinner guests will gasp in delight as you nonchalantly float to the table with a platter of lifelike mushrooms and toadstools … Continue reading

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Chocolate Paper and Pencils eat your own artwork

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A perfect dessert for a creative evening. The paper and pencils are all made from chocolate and there is a candle to melt the pencil so you can draw to your hearts content.  Add a mini piping bag of ganache … Continue reading

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Caramel Cupcake Recipe

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It was six o’clock in the morning, I just putting the finishing touches on a birthday picnic for my hubby to take to work.  Caramel cupcakes with salted caramel frosting sat at the top of the picnic basket alongside chocolate … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake Recipe

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This is a beautiful moist and delicious chocolate cake with the crunch of toasted pistachios and almonds on the side topped off with rich ganache and chocolate flowers. Perfect for Christmas or any other special gathering. Chocolate Cake Ingredients: 200g … Continue reading

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Monkey Brain Cakes for an Indiana Jones Event

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They look disgusting, but they taste amazing.  In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom chilled monkey brains are served as a dessert. These ones are made of chocolate cake with chocolate ganache, cheesecake brains, white chocolate skull and fresh … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

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This chocolate cheesecake is the first recipe that I ever wrote out, complete with spelling mistakes like ‘wisk the egg whites’ and ‘chill untill set’.  I had been to a neighbours house for dinner when I was about 7 years … Continue reading

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Pirate Cake for DVD Release Event

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You can imagine my kids excitement when I was approached to make a cake for an event to promote the release of the The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists DVD. The event organizer, working on behalf of Sony Pictures … Continue reading

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Meringue Cake Recipe

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Meringue cake is a pavlova that is dressed up for the ball.  It’s proper name is a Spanish Wind Torte and as a child I used to admire the photo of it that adorned the front of Time-Life Foods of … Continue reading

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Chocolate Orange Macarons Macaroons Recipe

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It seems people either love or hate the combination of orange and chocolate, I fall into the love category with this one. If it is not your cup of tea try flavouring the cream with something different like licorice, mint … Continue reading

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Raspberry & White Chocolate Cake Pops Recipe, Dipping and Decorating

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Raspberry and White Chocolate Cake Pops Recipe, Dipping and Decorating These cake pops are what I call ‘moreish’, they make you feel like having just one more… Here’s a video to show you how to make, dip and decorate them. … Continue reading

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