Category Archives: Experimental Techniques

Big Win at My First BSG Show

I went to the Sugarcraft Southwest event hosted by Region 6 of the British Sugarcraft Guild on April 18, 2015. This was my first BSG show so I wasn’t sure what to expect and had to pester one of the … Continue reading

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Vermicelli Hair at Birmingham Cake Show

Okay, going to a cake show where you’re not a volunteer or part of the core management team is a whole different experience than I’m used to! At the Cake International show at the Birmingham NEC – one of the … Continue reading

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3D Choco-Blood Filled Eyeball Cookies

First I showed you how to use the Nordicware Cookie Cup pan* to make 3D Candy Filled Baseball Cap cookies. Then I showed you how to do the same thing but turn it into a Jack-O-Lantern instead. But this isn’t … Continue reading

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3D Candy Filled Jack-O-Lantern Cookies

Recently I showed you how to use the Nordicware Cookie Cup pan to make 3D Candy Filled Baseball Cap cookies. I bought this pan of my own accord and have received no compensation from Nordicware. If you don’t have one … Continue reading

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3D Candy Filled Baseball Cap Cookies

Early in the summer I purchased the Nordic Ware Cookie Cups pan (note that this is different than their cake ball pans!) because I’ve been experimenting with 3D cookies and thought this pan might help. It took a bit of … Continue reading

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Double Dark Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Does that mean that they are doubly dark, or that there are two dark components? YES. Step 1: Bake some dark chocolate rolled cookies in a shape that can be mirrored so you can put two cookie bottoms together evenly. … Continue reading

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Cookie Cutters: Making Your Own, Some of My Favourites

These days with a baby in the house, my baking time is really limited. I find the best way to be able to quickly make delicious, lovely cookies is to always have a batch of my favourite dark chocolate rolled … Continue reading

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If You Prick Our Brains, Do They Not Bleed?

You know you’re getting your Halloween baking right when you’re constantly asked if you watch Dexter. I wanted to make a bleeding brain skull cake for the Halloween party thrown my by husband’s employer last year, especially since I spent … Continue reading

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Product Review: Composi-Mold – And it’s AWESOME

Have you ever sat around thinking about your craft and wishing there was a tool that would meet your needs, but figuring that your dreams of such a thing could never come true? I frequently look at the vast numbers … Continue reading

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The Last Cookie Bender

Or maybe the first. Probably somewhere in between. It was either that or a Futurama joke and I do try to keep this blog family-friendly. Anyway. COOKIE BENDING! A friend on G+ challenged me to make a bent-clock cookie as … Continue reading

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