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#recipe: Spring time cupcakes

#recipe: Spring time cupcakes

I love making cakes and being creative, with Mothers Day being at the weekend I thought it would be the perfect excuse to get baking and being a little creative - so along came the spring time cupcakes. Colourful and tasty! They went down a treat. Please note Noah did help with these. VIEW the POST

#recipe: Monster Inc Cookies

I got a little creative with the children at the weekend, we baked some fun Monsters Inc style cookies and decorated them with icing to get that really authentic effect. We had a shape cutter for Mike, so what better cookies to cut than Mike Wazowski. VIEW the POST

Clas Acts provide a helping hand with Clas Ohlson

Clas Ohlson are a UK retailer in everything from DIY tools to the cutest kitchen accessories. They have recently employed four ordinary people as their Clas Acts, to share their unique skills with the nation. You can see the collection of videos that they have recorded on the Clas Ohlson Youtube Channel. I thought these might be great little “to do’s” with the littles ones on some of those cold wintery days, when going outside just doesn’t seem like much fun! Baking is one of my passions, not that I am particularly brilliant at it mind you, just something I love. Decorating cakes is the most fun and I can’t wait to start doing this with Noah. This video tutorial on how to make your icing have a marble effect is brilliant: YouTube Marble Effect Icing. I love the way that it is such a short video, that shows you…

Dr Oetker: Spring Time Baking

Dr Oetker: Spring Time Baking

As some of you may know, I love baking cupcakes, mainly because I love decorating them afterwards. If someone could bake the cupcakes and leave me to decorate them, that would be my ideal! But as that's not the case, I made some peanut butter and jam cupcakes and used some fabulous Dr Oetker products to decorate them.VIEW the POST