Hi everyone I thought I'd try something a bit different this time so I haven't made your traditional cake I've made Bienenstich or bee sting cake. I came across a great pastry website called Joe Pastry while looking for a Napoleon slice or as I know it vanilla slice recipe. Let me take you on … Continue reading Bee Sting? OUCH!!
Hi all! I said I was going to get back on track with more regular post so here it is. Only not as quick as I would have liked. Today I have a cake I made for last months staff cake. I would have loved to make a reveal cake for one of the staff who … Continue reading It’s a Girl !!
It's been awhile since I posted anything but I'm hoping to get back on track and be a little more regular. Today's cake carried with it some of the biggest pressure I've ever put myself under. This cake had to be at least 99.9% perfect because it was a gift to my wife for her … Continue reading Forty & Fabulous
Have I gone MAD? I’m afraid so, I’m completely Bonkers. Just ask Alice! I was asked to make a Mad Hatters Cake for a 40th birthday party that had an Alice in Wonderland theme. Get this for a lady named Alice. How could I resist an opportunity to try something new that would visually be so … Continue reading MaD hAtTeR cAkE
Hi all ! Well I've done it! My first wedding cake! I wish I could say it was a walk in the park but there were plenty of stressful hours involved. At the end of the day it was worth it and the results are something I can be really proud of ! and I … Continue reading Let the Celebrations Begin !
Today's installment I'm Calling a Cinnamon Ripple Cake and it's my cake version of a pull apart or monkey bread. It is really easy to make and I encourage anyone at any skill level to have a go. My house recently went through a craving for things with cinnamon and sugar and the idea was to find something … Continue reading Cinnamon Ripple Cake
Hi guys, Today's cake is a rehash of the funfetti cake from last year only this time better! Though it was a little light on the sprinkles it was definitely a better result. If your a regular reader you might remember this. While it wasn't a complete failure the cheap sprinkles don't pack a lot … Continue reading Plain on the outside, Party in the Middle!
I started writing this post about 2 months ago and with all the Christmas madness and the engagement cake it got pushed to the back burner but it's time to get the ball rolling again. Today's post is about a crispy spiced biscuit traditionally made on the eve of the feast of St Nicolaas. Which is way back at … Continue reading Spectacular Speculaas
Today brings another first. I was absolutely privileged to be asked a few month ago to make the engagement cake for our wonderful friends. Of course after the resent success of my sisters engagement cake I had to say yes. This time I had a brief, well kind of anyway or maybe the brief was solid … Continue reading Love is in the Air !
Hi everyone, Just a quick message to wish you all a very merry and safe Christmas, enjoy your time with your family and friends.