baking

Raspberry and White Chocolate Macarons

This week I’m braving it and giving myself a challenge. I’ve always wanted to give macarons a go but have also thought to myself that I couldn’t do it. But really, it’s just finding the right recipe which doesn’t get too technical or uses equipment I don’t have. And so…I did it!…just. And if I can do it, anyone can with this simple recipe I found (well as simple as you can get for macarons!) Continue reading “Raspberry and White Chocolate Macarons”

Cupcakes · Easy Bakes

Carrot Cupcakes

Carrot cake is my all-time favourite bake ever, ever…ever. I often have to refrain myself from choosing it every time I get coffee somewhere. I love the combination of the sweetness with the spices. It’s all the best of winter flavours, without it tasting of Christmas- if you know what I mean. Instead of my usual two-tier carrot cake, I decided to do cupcakes instead. Living in a household of only two people who actually eat cake something like a cupcake is a lot easier to take away and give to a friend. However, this doesn’t mean I won’t be making a big tiered one for the blog in the future! Continue reading “Carrot Cupcakes”

cakes · The Coffee Date Series

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”

cakes · Cupcakes · Uncategorized

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”