Brain cupcakes

At our school parents often send in cupcakes or some other treat on their child’s birthday to share in the class. So yesterday I asked my little man what sort of cupcake he’d like. “Mummy I want brain cupcakes to take to school on my birthday”.

Cool, I like a challenge, and that goes nicely with our zombie theme, so I found some photos on Pinterest and made these little beauties. I didn’t do the oozy filling that the originals have, instead I spread a layer of raspberry jam on top of the vanilla cupcakes to add a bit of yuck factor.

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Checker board cake

A while ago I had my first ever attempt at creating a checker board cake. Once you know the secret to it’s construction, it’s actually quite an easy cake to recreate. So hopefully I can remove the mystery with this photo tutorial, and maybe you can give it a go next time you want to make a cake that packs a big visual punch!

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Ladybird Cake – Part 2

I just realised that I’d shared pictures of the fondant decorations I made for my nieces ladybird cake, and had shown the process of baking the cake, but had completely forgotten to write a post on how the finished product turned out! So I’ll fix that right now!

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Paris Party Birthday Cake

I love baking and decorating cakes for my children’s birthdays. But I have to confess, I have such a hard time settling on the final design! Yes, it’s official. I’m indecisive. Or at least I think I am?

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