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The Coffee Date Series #3: Nothern Cobbler, Leicester

This weekend I went back to my old University town in Leicester- Clarendon Park! I and my boyfriend decided we would take his early birthday celebrations there for the weekend. We booked a gorgeous hotel and headed there on the Friday afternoon after work- the dream! With a trip away I thought it would be rude not to take my Coffee Date Series with me too. Leicester is full of independent coffee shops Continue reading “The Coffee Date Series #3: Nothern Cobbler, Leicester”

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Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

This week we are back on to cupcakes, icing and piping! This week bake has been inspired by a lot of what I have seen on Instagram by other people. Cupcakes using our normal treats such as custard cream, jammy dodgers, milky bar, chocolate orange etc. seem to be getting ever more popular. The aesthetic of these cupcakes are amazing, and this alone made me want to give them ago. Continue reading “Chocolate Orange Cupcakes”

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The Coffee Date Series #2: Coffee With Art, Bedford

Monday blues have hit me hard. The temperature has dropped and having to head out 5 mins early to de-ice the car isn’t sitting well with me. There are a lot of things I’d rather be doing this time of year and one of them is being sat in a cosy coffee shop with a warm drink. Continue reading “The Coffee Date Series #2: Coffee With Art, Bedford”

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How to Host a Successful Charity Coffee Morning

Raising money for charity, cakes, tea and friends. What could honestly be a better combination?

When I decided to do my own coffee morning/afternoon tea I realised how much thought had to go into hosting an event such as this. However, it was incredibly rewarding, it was great to socialise with a mix of my friends and family and people really got into the spirit of things. I would encourage anyone and everyone to try doing a charity afternoon tea/coffee morning. Continue reading “How to Host a Successful Charity Coffee Morning”

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Apple Crumble Cake

It’s Autumn! The clocks go back tomorrow, the leaves outside are orange, and the weather is beginning to become chilly. My favorite Autumnal flavor and dessert will always be Apple Crumble. The combination of fruity apple with spices topped with warm custard is simply delicious. This week we’re taking a step away from the cupcakes cases and icing bag, onto a traditionally baked cake! Continue reading “Apple Crumble Cake”