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Valentine’s Biscuit Balloons


Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I’m SO ready for a bit of seasonal baking, some mushy music and heart-shaped presents. Whether you’re thinking of expressing your feelings for your partner or telling your friend how awesome they are, here’s an idea to add a little bit of fun to your day of love. I teamed up with my friend Alexia to create some Valentine’s inspired gifts centred around balloons. We each gave them our own twist, Alexia by incorporating her floristry skills and me including some baked goods. I began by

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Peace and Love Valentine’s Biscuits

This Valentine’s Day I’ve fallen in love with ribbon. Yep ribbon. This cool metallicy grey fuzzy one that I knew would be perfect for tying up treat bags of Valentine biscuits. I always tend to make some sort of biscuit around Valentine’s Day. You can see previous years’ designs here and here. It’s the endless possibilities for decoration, and this year

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Valentine’s Day Cookies

I’ve been wanting to learn how to make royal icing for a while now. Royal icing is used to decorate cakes and biscuits and it sets hard. After reading up about the techniques and ingredients I thought that making Valentine’s treats for my family and friends would be the perfect opportunity to try it. People make it different ways, using egg whites or meringue powder. Although sometimes controversial I decided to use

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