Cakes Category

2010 Cookie Exchange

It’s that time of year again, Christmas cookie time!!! This year we had 6 people at our cookie exchange. A lovely lunch and chat with lots of loot to take home.

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Campbell is 1!

Our lovely friends’ youngest turned one on Saturday, so naturally we had a cocktail party to celebrate!  The invitations were hilarious.  Campbell was dressed in a Hawaiian shirt with party hat, streamers and a cocktail glass filled with jelly. A paper umbrella added topped it all off. All 3 boys in the family have food […]

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Sitting on the dock of the bay….

I recently had a call from a lovely girl trying to organise her parent’s 5oth birthday.  She sent me a picture of a cake with a bride and groom sitting on the end of a pier.  The price she had been quoted previously by another business was way out their budget.

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Makeup Bag Cake

Our gorgeous girl hit the double digits this week. Yes, that’s right – 10!!!! Can hardly believe it.  Like all 10 year old girls, she loves dressing up and being pampered. This year her party was a Makeup Party.

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Pistachio and Raspberry Jelly Cakes

Masterchef certainly has inspired my 10 year old to request recipes even more than usual.  The presence of recipe cards at the supermarkets has prompted a collection of recipes that she wants to try.  That has been fabulous for me as when I ask the question of “what shall we have for dinner?”, Asha pops […]

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Quilt Cake

I am very fortunate to have a lovely neighbour at the moment.  She is a talented lady, making wonderful quilts as her hobby.  Recently it was her 40th birthday, one we couldn’t let go by without some sort of celebration.  Her birthday was extremely well timed, coinciding with the kids first day back at school.  […]

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Hamburger Cake

My youngest recently turned 7 and requested a Scooby-Doo cake.  We had a look online and found a giant hamburger with Scooby-Doo on top and decided that this was the one!  With all the hype regarding Angus Beef lately and every fast food outlet having their own version of an Angus Burger, we thought it […]

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Flourless Chocolate Cake

My lovely sister-in-law is intolerant to dairy, gluten, soy, and some other miscellaneous ingredients so you can imagine how hard it is for her to find a good cake!  The week after her 30th birthday she came to visit so I made her a birthday cake to celebrate this significant milestone.

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Baklava Icecream, Bunco, and Bubbles!

This month was my turn to host Bunco.  Bunco is a fun, easy, social dice game that gets a group of 12 of us together for a night of games, dessert, and bubbles.

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Quick Handbag Cake

My birthday has been and gone for another year but was an excuse to make another cake!  This year the kids and I decided to do a handbag cake.  We cheated a little using a wooden handbag handle instead of making it out of sugar.  Inside a lemon vanilla cake with raspberry meringue buttercream icing. […]

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