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Episode 45 – Dawn Butler

Have you ever had a cake going badly and thought, “Well it’s not like it’s for the Queen of England?” Okay but what if the cake actually was for the Queen of England? Don’t miss Dawn Butler’s amazing story behind … Continue reading

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Lunar Surface Effect on Cookies

Do you need some easy, fast, inexpensive moon cookies for an event, party, or school bake sale? No time to go shopping for moulds or spend hours doing multiple layers of piping? Well I’ve got you covered! Step 1: bake … Continue reading

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My Chocolate Balls Bring All The Ladies To The Yard

That is to say my “Chocolate Truffle Cake Bombs With Salted Caramel Popcorn Buttercream Centres” that I entered into the Women’s Institute 2018 Tea and Tents Bake Off competition won the chocolate category and everyone who’d had one came around … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Gingerbread Candle Holders by Tunde Dugantsi

I recently saw a friend’s amazing gingerbread cookies on social media and asked if she had a tutorial on how to make them. She said she’d just learned the technique at a class by Tunde Dugantsi, whom I noticed had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grandbaby Cakes

Disclaimer: I was sent a free copy of this book for review. I was upfront that I only do honest reviews. All opinions stated here are mine and I have not been paid or compensated other than the free copy … Continue reading

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I Am On Team Goop/Back In The UK

For those who didn’t already know, I spent the last 8 weeks back in Austin. We got our stuff out of storage and promptly re-packed it for an international move. We sold the car, we’re in the process of selling … Continue reading

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Thick’n’Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Bars

I was skimming through granola bar recipes online and rejecting most for having ingredients I didn’t want (mostly too much sugar) or can’t easily get here in the UK (if you want sugar-free applesauce here you have to make it … Continue reading

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Mushroom Poutine Grilled Cheese Sandwich

WARNING WARNING WARNING! This post is going to involve a lot of unhealthy but delicious food. Think diner food. Yum, but probably lethal. WARNING WARNING WARNING PART 2! This post does not include a recipe. It includes mention of ingredients … Continue reading

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Souper Easy Cream of Mushroom

I couldn’t resist the pun, but I’m about to give you a really easy, tasty soup recipe, so that makes up for it, right? Um. Anyway. So let’s be honest: I love Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom soup. That is, I … Continue reading

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Sugar, Splenda, and Stevia Bakeoff

I get a lot of weird PR requests that I ignore, mostly because even though they all say they love my blog they then offer me spicy or alcoholic stuff – both of which indicate they do not read this … Continue reading

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