A couple weeks ago I went to London with a few of the girls for a little reunion. Safe to say a lot of food and a lot of drink was involved. Within this food trip, we couldn’t not buy some cake in the capital. We found a cute little place called Crumbs and Dollies. It’s a lovely cake shop, and if you’re ever in London and fancy a quick treat or lovely things to take home, it’s a convenient little shop. Continue reading “The Coffee Date #8: Crumbs and Doilies, London”
3 More days to go! Unfortunately, I came down with a very nasty cold/cough this week which I’m still battling off in time for Christmas. Being ill makes it very difficult to get in the festive mood, but, after a baking afternoon making some festive treats I feel as though I’m finally getting there! (don’t worry I thoroughly washed my hands). Mince pies are usually a Christmas favourite for all, whether you want to give these as a small gift to a friend, bring them to a party or just make some to have at home to accompany your cup of tea anyone can give these a really good go! Continue reading “Christmas Frangipane Mince Pies”
This weekend I let my Mum choose the bake! It is her birthday on Tuesday but I am away with work so I made her celebration cake for the weekend. Continue reading “Banana Boston Cream Cake”
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”
I have made these cakes numerous times. The first time I made them was for my 21st birthday. They were definitely a favourite and everyone thoroughly enjoyed them, even my Dad who’s not a massive fan of cakes! Continue reading “Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes”