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Elaine Henson
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Strawberry Scone Cake {Recipe}
So, my neighbour messaged me a while back, asking: "Could you  make a scone cake?" My reply: "You mean, like a really big, cake sized, scone?" I had never heard of, nor thought of such a concept, so all credit goes to Maria, but what an AWESOME IDEA!!! This...
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Rainbow Cheesecake and Persian Fairy Floss
So, my daughter requested a cheesecake for he birthday (the actual day, not her party), so I decided to be ambitious and make a RAINBOW cheesecake. This was actually only the second baked cheesecake I have ever attempted, so I am quite delighted with the re...
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Alyssa's Bridal Shower
This weekend I put together one of my most ambitious parties yet, with the collaboration of my most awesome partner-in-crime, Claudette. This was a Bridal Shower for Alyssa, the lovely daughter of our other bestie, Lisa. Alyssa will be getting married in Am...
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20th Anniversary Ball
Hubby and I recently celebrated our 20th Wedding Anniversary! To mark the occasion, we decided to throw an Autumn themed ball for all of our friends. It was such a wonderful evening! I felt like a bride all over again. I got my hair and nails done and found...
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Unicorn Cake
I was quite worried about making this cake. Because of my shoulder problems, I've not made very many cakes over the last few months, and certainly none as complicated as a 3D sculpted Unicorn! As the time came nearer and nearer to start work on it, the less...
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X-Box Minecraft Cake
Apparently the guests at Noah's gaming party couldn't find the cake! Lol Although the X-Box One is essentially just a 'black box' this cake certainly had it's challenges. It's amazing how every tiny blemish in the fondant stands out when the surface is flat...
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Making realistic woodgrain with fondant {Tutorial}
I have seen a few tutorials on making woodgrain with fondant or sugar paste, that use a similar technique, but I have refined it to a point where I am really happy with the quality of the result - a convincingly realistic wood look. To start you need 3 shad...
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Nike Hightop Cake
This was a really fun cake to make, made for a friend's nephew's 21st Birthday. This young man is a huge fan of Nikes and apparently owns dozens of pairs, so a Nike cake seemed the perfect choice for his birthday cake. Apparently he loved the shoe so much, ...
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Frozen Cake!
Well, it finally happened! A friend asked me to make a Frozen Cake, my very FIRST Frozen Cake! I'm sure many of you cake bakers out there have got bored of making them, and I apologise to readers who are sick and tired of seeing them, but I was thrilled to ...
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New York, Hoboken and Carlo's Bakery!
I got a very special treat last week - I got to spend a week in New York while my hubby was there for work. It was a really wonderful week of sightseeing, eating, shopping and spending quality time with my other half. New York is quite a remarkable place, y...
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