Category Archives: golden

24 Karat Magic

Gold chocolate is all the rage, thanks to Callebut. The Belgian chocolate makers recently introduced the new colour and flavour to its finest Belgian chocolate range. The new caramel flavoured chocolate “Gold” joined the range of white, milk and dark … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to bake, eat and be merry!

Tate & Lyle have totally got into the festive baking spirit with this limited edition Lyle’s Golden Syrup® gold tin, which features a Christmas pudding and a traditional sixpence. This kitchen classic is essential to all your Christmas baking. Whether … Continue reading

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Edible word search

Here are some edible letters, which I placed on a celebration cake.  Can you unravel the letters?  What does it mean? Is it a word? Is it a phrase? Or is it a name? All will be revealed….

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Women of a certain age

When my mum turned 50 we had a family get together, so of course, there was cake.  This is one of the cakes I vividly remember being involved in.  I came up with the design and my sister put the … Continue reading

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The girl with the heart of gold

It was lovely to be given free-reign to create a birthday cake recently.  It didn’t take me long to think about the beautiful qualities this person has, when I was sketching this designs for this cake.  This girl has a … Continue reading

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Sweet Stuff

Next time you’re baking and you reach for some golden syrup, take a closer look at the image on the tin.  Lyle’s Golden Syrup has a picture of a rotting carcass of a lion, surrounded by a swarm of bees with the slogan … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Opportunity

If you don’t know already, I love weddings, but I love anniversaries even more.  When I get to create an anniversary cake for a couple who have been married longer than I’ve been alive, I’m beside myself. Nicky contacted me … Continue reading

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Rainy days and Tuesdays

Where has our summer gone?  When there’s no chance of a lark in the park and you don’t want your little ones glued to the goggle box, baking could be the perfect option. Here’s a few tips so there’s fun … Continue reading

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Cake Tales: Dear Sir

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations’ Chief Executive, Stuart Etherington was made a Knight Bachelor for his contribution to the Voluntary Sector.  His staff wanted to congratulate him with a celebration.  I made this fantastic cake: Vanilla Sponge with Vanilla … Continue reading

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