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Best Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe

src="" alt="Vegan chocolate cake recipe ann reardon howtocookthat" width="550" height="335" data-wp-pid="18877" />  I tried many times to make a truly delicious vegan cake but every recipe seemed to promise much and deliver little. So a few months ago, I put on my food scientist hat and got to... »

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Coca-Cola Bottle Cake

  I can hear footsteps, the cute 5 year old kind, coming down the stairs. I love his cuddles in the morning. He is sneaking up behind me and I pretend not to notice. His breathing is loud and obvious but I do not spoil the game. He is getting closer ... »

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Top Ten Books Cakes

One of the things I love most about my YouTube channel and website is interacting with people all over the world. A few weeks ago I asked for your favorite books and you let me know ... by the thousands!! We tallied up all the votes and then I had the fun task of incorporating ... »

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Giant EOS Lip Balm Cake

I must admit when the requests started flooding in for 'EOS' I had to google it to find out what it was. Lip Balm! That's right, EOS lip balm is cute little spheres of lip goodness that twist open and close perfectly. They are not easy to get your hands on in Australia, ... »

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Awesome spinning BB-8 Cake

    There has been an awakening ... a spinning BB-8 cake!! Yes this cute rolling droid almost stole the show in the new Star Wars movie and I just knew I had to come up with something special to represent his clever mode of transport. Star Wars is a big thing in my house full ... »

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Pretty Butter Cream Flower Cake

  HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope you have a blessed 2016. Thanks for all of your love and support last year. You can see a playlist of all of last years videos here. This beautiful flower cake is made entirely from buttercream and it is easier that you'd think. I'll show you ... »

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Teddy Bear Cake

  Only one of my boys ever got attached to a particular teddy... Godfrey was teddy's name. He has to come with us on every trip and once he nearly got lost at a US airport. The other two kids just love all teddies equally and will easily swap which one, if any, ... »

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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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Two Storey Gingerbread House Recipe

  It's that time of year again when the house smells of freshly baked gingerbread as ordinary cookie dough and candy canes are transformed into a magical Christmas decoration. And because it's the season to give, I also have some beautiful Breville stand mixers to giveaway as well as gingerbread house molds. Make sure ... »

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Ariel Little Mermaid Cake

Being a mum of three boys I missed out on the whole Disney princess dress ups and excitement with my own kids. But I have seen the unmistakable joy on a little girls face when they see their favourite character sitting beautifully atop a cake. Big eyes, cute giggles, shy smiles and big nods ... »

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Space Invaders Cake

  Are you ready to get your geek on? Yes this week’s offering is both an optical illusion Space Invaders cake as well as a Disco cake. Take note, to fully appreciate these cakes you simply MUST watch the video because it really MOVES. I’m not talking about moving you emotionally or sparking memories of your ... »

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Inside Out Cake

  An Inside Out cake, inspired by the Disney Pixar movie that is easy to make and has all the characters on the outside and a surprise on the inside too. Who was your favourite character in the movie? I liked Joy's fun-loving nature and that she wanted to make every memory good. Impossible maybe, but ... »

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LEGO Cake – LEGO City Police Cake

My four year old is obsessed with LEGO. He loves to build his own creations and engage in imaginative play. And having two older brothers means there is a vast supply of Lego bricks to play with as well as experienced builders to help fuel his imagination. As his birthday approached this year, he was ... »

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Topsy Turvy Cake Tutorial

  A pretty topsy turvy cake with different flavours on each layer so everyone is happy.  Beautiful fresh flowers are a fast way to finish off the cake and I'll show you the trick to keeping them looking good. Thanks to everyone who came and said "Hi" at vidcon. It was lovely to meet you all! To make this ... »

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Easy Pirate Ship Cake Surprise Cakes App

  The new version of the Surprise Cakes App is finally ready for you. There were a couple of hiccups along the way to getting this one released, including one that involved a complete rebuild from our app programmer. So before you ask in the comments, 'why isn't it free?' Spare a thought for the many ... »

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Big Hero 6 Baymax Cake

  Big Hero 6 is such a lovely movie for all ages.  Being a mum of boys I especially appreciated the brotherly love displayed by Tadashi. I think everyone fell in love with the big cuddly and slightly clumsy baymax.  Secretly I think we'd all like a personal care assistant to look out for us.  This cake depicts Baymax ... »

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Epic Minecraft Cake Village

  Epic Minecraft cake village with no fondant, just frosting, chocolate and sprinkles... yummmm!  Lets face it you are either a minecraft fan or you know one. This is a really fun cake to make.  If you're short on time just make the building blocks and in the true spirit of minecraft let the guests ... »

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Star Wars Cake Millennium Falcon

It's nearly star wars day. May the 4th be with you. My husband requested a Star Wars cake for his birthday this year, a millennium falcon to be precise. As the millennium falcon is largely monochromatic, but highly detailed, I thought it would be the ideal candidate for a silicone mold. The desert cake part is easy ... »

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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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My Little Pony Cake Rainbow Dash

My little pony, my little pony. What is friendship all about? If you know the song, sing along and get baking because this cake will be popular in your household. It's covered in m&m's and only the tiniest bit of fondant for the details. And I've developed a brand new frosting recipe ... »

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Frozen Fever Cake

The Frozen Fever short movie played before the Cinderella movie. It was short and sweet. Elsa made elaborate plans to spoil Anna on her birthday, one of which was a party with an enormous four tiered cake. Big enough for a wedding. I've made a mini version for you here. Spoiler alert: Elsa falls sick ... »

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Disney Cinderella Cake

  Disney has a knack for making movies magical. In their latest film, Cinderella's ball gown bounced beautifully as she descended the staircase. It glittered and shone as she danced with the prince and flowed dramatically behind her as she ran back to the carriage, revealing all those luscious layers of fabric. This Cinderella cake recreates ... »

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Marvel Avengers Cake

  Today we are making a Marvel Avengers cake with Iron Man's mask, Thor's hammer, Captain America's shield, Hawkeye's bow and arrow and of course Hulk's massive green fist smashing through the top of the cake. HULK SMASH! This one was for a birthday party held at a public venue and it actually created a bit ... »

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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 ... ... »

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Broken Heart Cake inspired by Taylor Swift

Valentines Day, for some its a celebration of true love for others like Liz Lemon in 30 Rock, it's a reminder that she is still single. Here's a broken heart cake modelled on the one in the Taylor Swift song 'Blank Space'. In the video, Taylor gets involved with a guy only to be broken-hearted. ... »

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