Vegan doughnuts (Happy Easter! ??✝️)

Happy Easter ? A perfect Easter treat can be freshly made doughnuts? They’re not even as taxing to make as I first thought, either! This recipe is so delicious: the doughnuts themselves aren’t that sweet and the glaze is the perfect accompaniment (and was very chocolatey, too!). I would definitely recommend and make again! Delicious…

Banana bread banana novelty cake ?

Happy New Year ? I hope everyone is staying safe and well. What has happened to 2020?! The year has been absolutely bananas. ? To encapsulate how crazy this year has been, I thought I’d make a cake shaped exactly how the year has been. ? This is my first time working with modelling chocolate….

Happy Halloween! ???

What better way to celebrate Halloween than to make a cake shaped like a pumpkin? And then eat it! Here we have a classic carrot cake, with a layer of cream cheese and white chocolate ganache. The cake was then covered in a mix of fondant and modelling chocolate, and then further covered with a…

Empanadas Argentinas

Originally published: 24th March 2011. My parents have really got me into enjoying the sitcoms/soaps such as Everybody Loves Raymond and King of Queens. There’s one episode of King of Queens, however, that I can directly relate to this post (season 6, episode 15). Basically, Carrie ends up meeting and becoming good friends with this…

Pancake stack novelty cake ???

Happy birthday to my wonderful younger brother ???? I could go on about how amazing you are and how lucky I am that you’re in my life, but I’ll spare that sappiness here. At least I could use his birthday for my first lockdown baking escapades, in which I decided to try working with something…

Macarons au chocolate & cocoa butter polymorphism ??

⚠️ WARNING ? chocolate heavy post! ?? Hello, dear reader ☺️ Thanks for stopping by! I take it you’re here to learn more about how the fat in chocolate behaves and/or making chocolate macarons? Either way, I hope it’s chocolate-related, or you may be overwhelmingly disappointed… ? It’s been an interesting several months for me……

Bûche de Noël entremets; Merry Christmas ????☃️?

From a past me on Christmas Eve 2014: Merry Christmas, everybody! I’ve been looking forward to Christmas so much for the last few months; a time to relax a little, catch up with some work and things I haven’t had the time to do recently, getting up late, eating lots of food, drinking copious amounts…

Post-expedition thank you ?????

Jambo rafikis ? Good day to you! Thank you for clicking through to my post. I hope your Christmas season is going well ✨???????? Lorna, Patrick, and I taking a well-needed shade break! ☀️??? Firstly, thank you to everyone who has supported this wonderful venture of mine. I hope you enjoyed your cake? It’s not…