Category Archives: Charity

I’ll have the same as Joe

So, there you are, working behind the counter at the Dog Tag Bakery.  You’re doing your shift, making coffee, selling doughnuts and in walks Barack Obama and Joe Biden. Surely, you must be seeing things. But it’s true.  Former President … Continue reading

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A game of two slices

I cannot wait for the Great British Bake Off Sport Relief Special, to start.  I seem to surprise people with the fact that I probably love football, as much as I love cake!  This is the lady who was five … Continue reading

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Bake and do your bit

I made these cupcakes recently to celebrate a great team of people who work for a charity close to my heart. The staff at Children in Crisis are a dedicated bunch, passionate about their projects, and they put the needs … Continue reading

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Bake it off

It was great to see Jamie Oliver and Taylor Swift in action last week for Stand Up to Cancer. Jamie was sending up Taylor with his own rendition of ‘Shake it off’, which he called ‘Bake it off, with his … Continue reading

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Was that cake bought or stollen?

Stollen cakes have been baked since the fourteenth century to resemble the baby Jesus wrapped in swaddling cloths. Some say it’s a bread, others say it’s a cake; the jury’s still out on this one (I say either way, it’s … Continue reading

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The Real Advent Calendar

Those fabulous people at the Meaningful Chocolate Company have created the UK’s only Fairtrade Advent calendar. The Real Advent Calendar hopes to put the Christ back into Christmas. It has a window for each day of December, behind which is … Continue reading

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A healthy slice of cake

This one-off cake is probably the world’s most healthiest cake. Packed with pomegranates, bananas, blueberries, apples, carrots and baobab, an African superfruit. Baobab provides you with more iron than a juicy steak, more calcium than milk , six times more … Continue reading

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Clip-on a cupcake

I know my girlies would love these cupcake accessories,from Heaven’s Attic. to jazz up their braids and bunches. The great thing about purchasing these products is that they make a difference. Heaven’s Attic is a social enterprise fighting against human … Continue reading

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An Easter egg with meaning

The Real Easter Egg was launched in 2010 by the Meaningful Chocolate Company. Out of the 80 million eggs on sale in the UK, The Real Easter Egg is the first and only egg to explain the religious significance of … Continue reading

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World’s biggest Coffee Morning

This morning, I sent hubby off to work with a batch of cakes…Nothing unusual about that.  However, 28 September 2012 is the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, organised by Macmillan Cancer Support.  His team at the office are taking part.  It’s … Continue reading

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