Cupcakes

Friends Cupcakes

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How YOOOOOOU doing?

I’ve pretty much spent most of my life watching Friends. I started watching it when I was pretty little. Although I obviously didn’t understand all the jokes way back when (the fake laughing in the background was the judge of when to laugh) it’s one of those programmes that I didn’t stop enjoying the older I got, it just got better.

We had some of the first series on VHS when I was young and when I was sick and off school I would watch Friends. That’s just what ya do. I must have seen those ones thousands of times. I remember we used to get my Aunt who lived in America to tape them and send them over as the episodes aired there way before the UK (extra bonus: she used to cut out the ads, probably quite a skill in the 90s).

It’s one of those shows that you can watch with whoever, whenever and it doesn’t stop being funny. I’d watch it with my grandparents, when I got home from school, when I got home from Uni, even now when I’m taking a baking break…It’s full of great characters, silly catchphrases and will always be one of my faves.

A fellow Friends-lover Shannon had her birthday last week so I made her these to celebrate. It was so much fun making all the little Friends icons, especially the

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Chelsea In Bloom

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My friend Alexia is a floral rockstar. She has created the most stunning floral display for the make up company Cosmetics A La Carte for the ‘Chelsea in Bloom’ competition as part of the Chelsea Flower Show. The theme this year was ‘Carnival’ and she dreamt up these amazing frames which house bright flowers, painted palms and the make up packaging itself bursting with carnations. I love all the colours and the shiny compacts and lipstick cases which catch the light and reflect the colours of the flowers.

I was asked to make some little treats to be offered in the shop all week to match the theme. I made mini Victoria sponge cupcakes in bold colours topped with tiny fondant palm leaves, which I

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Bakes For The Bloggers Market

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This weekend Bloggers Liv, Carrie, Lucy, Kristabel and Dunya hosted ‘The Bloggers Market’. Having seen photos of the two previous ones they put on, I jumped at the chance to be involved and offered up my baking services for their event. It looked like such a fun thing to be a part of – lots of clothes shopping, photo snapping and cake! When the girls informed me of the botanical theme I couldn’t wait to dream up some fun bakes to match. I loved their painted look on the event poster so replicated this on a biscuit. I baked some

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Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea

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Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone! I’m having the best day so far. I threw a Valentine’s Afternoon Tea for the ones I love. We served an array of Valentines treats I made including Vanilla heart biscuits, mini Oreo cupcakes, Love Heart Cupcakes and Raspberry Macarons. We also had

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