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Amanda Jones
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I'm having a Peggy Porschen Moment (I wish!)
I've always wanted to attend one of Peggy Porschen's sugar flower classes, but for me, for various reasons, this wasn't practical, so, when I saw Peggy's latest book, Cakes in Bloom, I was beyond excited and pre-ordered it as soon as I could. And, as you ma...

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Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream Cookies
Today's raspberry ripple ice cream cookies are made with the second of my lovely samples from Sugar and Crumbs (the flavoured sugar specialists). When I was a girl, not so long ago (!),  ice cream pretty much came in one flavour, vanilla. There was hard van...

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Chocolate Lime Marbled Bundt Cake with Daddy's Marmalade
This then, is the third and final of the lovely samples that sugar and crumbs sent me to try, it is a chocolate lime cocoa powder and I used it to make this Chocolate Lime Marbled Bundt Cake. I love a bundt cake, I used to think there was some sort of magic...

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Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream Cookies
Today's raspberry ripple ice cream cookies are made with the second of my lovely samples from Sugar and Crumbs (the flavoured sugar specialists). When I was a girl, not so long ago (!),  ice cream pretty much came in one flavour, vanilla. There was hard van...

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Your Best Ever Sugar Cookie Recipe
This simple sugar cookie recipe forms the base of pretty much every cookie I decorate, today, I am going to share the recipe and some tips on how to get even and consistent cookies. This recipe is simple to make and the results are consistent and reliable, ...

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Coco Loco Cupcakes
These delicious cupcakes are iced with a coconut and lime butter cream, made with a naturally flavoured coconut and lime icing sugar from Sugar and Crumbs and were inspired by the Coco Loco cocktail. When sugar and crumbs were looking for bloggers to test t...

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Naked Glamorous Chocolate Brownies
You know how I like to glam up my chocolate brownies, so they don't feel left out among all the uber gorgeous cupcakes, well, I was inspired by the trend for naked cakes, that seem to be so popular lately, to make a naked glamorous chocolate brownie. And he...

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Little Star Blossoms
I use these little star blossoms a lot as filler flowers or extra decorations, they are super easy to make, so I thought I would share a quick tutorial on how to make them. My five year old son can make these competently, so there are no excuses for not hav...

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Sugar Roses
Is there anything that you are so afraid of doing, that you daren't even start, just in case, you are no good at it, and, if you were no good at it, that could be the end of everything that you are trying to achieve. Well, for me that is the sugar rose. The...

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Vanilla Spice Latte Cupcakes Part Two - The Desirability of Buttercream?
I feel that our friend, the dear cupcake is fighting a defining battle. On the one hand we have the delicious looking scrumptious cupcakes topped with decadent towering swirls of buttercream and dripping with caramel or chocolate sauce and on the other the ...
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