Ann Reardon


Kitchen Tour, Macaron Pops & Comments

So many of you asked for it so I finally filmed a kitchen tour.  Welcome to my home, this is where I film and edit all of my creations.  I'll also show you how to make macaron pops and read through some of the comments, good and bad, thanks for all the lovely ones. For those ... »

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Pet Dragons & Castle Cake Tutorial

The best pet is one that sheds no hair, makes no mess and is not too noisy.  Meet my pet dragons.  They live inside the castle cake but will be just as happy residing anywhere in your home. To make the Castle Cake with Dragons you will need to: * Download the Surprise Cakes App from or ... »

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A Sweet Tweet Surprise Twitter Dessert

  Dinner tonight was greasy burgers from a take-away joint that's been going since 1957 ... there goes my new years health kick! #isittoolatetostartagainagain? And yet somehow, the thought that families have been eating from the same diner for almost six decades is rather comforting. It makes us feel connected to the history of the place, ... »

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Chocolate Food Art Starry Night

  This might be the yummiest painting ever! Edible chocolate paint in cute homemade silver paint tubes. Plus a solid chocolate palette and thin white chocolate paper. What masterpieces will your guests create and then eat? After I posted the chocolate pencils recipe recently, I asked what artwork you would most like to see in chocolate. ... »

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Instagram Cake made from chocolate mousse with chocolate glaze

Instagram Cake For friendly, filtered fun you can't go past Instagram. Twelve million people use it daily with Instagram photos receiving 8,500 'likes' per second!   But amongst all the happy snaps, I do wonder if we are becoming a generation of socially dissatisfied tourists inspecting the highlight reel of other people's lives.  One young mum ... »

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Piping Using Just a Bag Techniques for cutting bags

This page gives you all the videos so far that show different techniques for piping using a bag, no piping tips needed. For the recipes associated with each video click the links shown under the videos. 1:18 cut to replace star shaped tip caramel cupcake recipe 1:58 straight cut to pipe cupcakes chocolate peanut butter cupcake recipe 4:47 cut for ... »

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Rock Candy Geodes Recipe

Geodes are beautiful so let's make them delicious too. Follow the step by step instructions to make fondant or chocolate rock candy geodes. You can give them as a gift on their own or use them in cake decorating. Fondant shell 350g (12.35 ounces) fondant black and brown coloring Using aluminum foil make a bowl into a rock shape and line ... »

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Giant Oreo Cheesecake Recipe

This oreo no bake cheesecake tastes so good you have to try it. Decorating it like an oreo is optional but makes it a fun dessert to serve to your guests.   Cookie Dough for details  (this will make more dough than you need so make extra into some cookies). 1 cup or 225g (7.94 ounces) sugar 230g (8.11 ounces) or 1 cup ... »