Ann Reardon

Cake Recipes

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Does the minecraft cake recipe work in real life?

  3 buckets of milk Each bucket of milk is ~ 3.5L (0.92 gallons), there are 3 buckets of milk so in total there would be 10.5L (2.77 gallons) of milk. From this amount of milk you can get 1214mL (41.05 fluid ounces) of cream. 2 piles of sugar There are 4 sugar canes on a block, each cane gives between 50 and 150g (5.29 ounces) of sugar depending ... »

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100 Year Old Cake Recipes and Baking Hacks

  This week we are looking at baking hacks from my great grandmothers one hundred year old cookbook. Some of these are common sense, others are weird and one is genius. To test the hacks that regarding cakes I used the 100 year old cake recipes from the same book. I have ... »

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3D Realistic Face Cake – Prince Harry

Making a 3D realistic head and bust that looks recognisably like the person you're trying to create must be one of the hardest cake requests. So today I am inventing a hack to make every cake decorators life easier. Obviously if you could take a full cast of the persons head that would make ... »

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Miniature Gingerbread House Recipe

  Merry Christmas everyone, praying for a blessed Christmas and amazing new year for you in 2018. My youngest had to bring something special to school for a Christmas picnic which, due to school rules, was 'not to be shared with others'. I sent him along with a picnic packed with his ... »

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Play Doh Cake Video

  Play doh is the best fun for kids of all ages. This huge tub is filled layers of jelly cake smothered in Italian meringue frosting. It tastes gorgeous and because the play doh bucket is molded it is easy to get it looking perfect. To make this play doh cake you will need: 2 ... »

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Cake Scraps Fudgy Brownie Recipe

  When you make a large carved cake you end up with lot of off-cuts, which are known as 'cake scraps'. This recipe turns these scraggly off-cuts into crazy, good, fudgy brownies. They are delicious served warm with ice-cream, or cold at any time of the day.   To make my cake ... »

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Black Forrest Cake Recipe

The advent calendar going up kicks off the official countdown to Christmas in our home. It's a lovely hand-made calendar, stuffed with lollies and nativity figurines in the pockets, providing a great source of post-dinner joy for the kids. With each passing day it grows lighter as the little wooden stable nearby fills up ... »

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Strawberry Mousse Cake Recipe

It's birthday season in our family.  If you're not after a themed cake then my favourite would have to be a layered mousse cake.  This one has strawberry mousse, lemon gel, sponge cake topped with italian meringue and fresh strawberries.  It is oh so yum!  You can't put fondant over a mousse cake directly as the ... »

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Make your own ‘popin cookin’ mini cake kit

Now you can make your very own Popin Cookin style mini cake kit at home.  Give these as a cute gift for birthdays or use as a fun activity with the kids. A few weeks ago I did a Popin Cookin video and had hundreds of requests for a mini version you can make yourself ... ... »

chocolate peanut butter cupcake recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcake Recipe

Snickers, reese's peanut butter cups, butterfingers, baby ruth, peanut m&m's and oh Henry, all make it to the Top Ten list of the worlds most popular chocolate bars.  How m&m's count as a chocolate bar I am not sure, but the point is they all contain the winning combination of chocolate and peanuts.  If ... »