Owl Cupcakes for Katy

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I’m very aware that at the start of January most people are shielding their eyes from cakes, sugar and anything that isn’t filled with fancy new wheats or super duper fruits. BUT people still have birthdays this month and those people neeeed cake. Our friend Katy has been staying with us on and off over the holidays while she is back and forth between Ibiza and Cornwall. We were lucky enough to have her on her birthday so surprised her with a few

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Afternoon Crumbs Biscuits

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Happy New Year! For me it’s always quite hard to write the first post of the year. I’m a bit out of practice and I find trying to gather my thoughts at the start of January usually seems a bit of a struggle. I’m probably just waking up out of my Christmas food coma. Anyway, I hope everyone had a relaxing Christmas and that maybe you baked something to share with your friends or family. I’m a bit overexcited about 2015 already. My diary is already sprinkled with

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Christmas Cupcakes 2014

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I’m very aware how long it’s been since my last post! Hopefully you’ve been catching a few of my little updates on Instagram but honestly I’ve been pretty slack with the posting this December. This is mostly due to the mega load of festive biscuits and cupcakes I’ve been making. Oh and a bit of manic shopping. Once I’d finished all my baking orders, I made these. To me it feels like Christmas when

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Mr and Mrs Bassett

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I would have never thought that by the time the year was almost through, I would have made two wedding cakes. Whaaaaaaat. Making my first was one of the highlights of my year, but then the lovely Hayley and Mark got in touch and asked me to make theirs for their wedding this past weekend. Hayley was a few years above me at school and so it was great to reconnect with her, hear all about her wedding plans and discuss what they wanted for their cake design. I enjoyed the challenge of figuring out how to incorporate all of the elements they wanted into one cake, especially in a way that

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