Tag Archive: birthday

Confetti Cake

This isn’t a fancy birthday birthday cake, just a simple colour flecked sponge with a good dose of chocolate. Given it was my sister’s last birthday before the big three-zero I decided she needed a colourful cake, reminiscent of the birthday cakes we used to have as children that were magically conjured from under a large Tupperware box . …

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Raspberry Birthday Macarons

For the last few years I’ve made my own birthday cake including a Strawberry & Cream Victoria Sponge, Strawberry Ice Cream Cupcakes. As I’d made Hubs his birthday cake last year I asked him to make me one this year. I’d jokingly told him that I wanted this fabulous Owl birthday cake. Last night I …

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Strawberries & Cream Victoria Sponge

Victoria Sponge

This weekend I celebrated a significant birthday and I wanted to replicate the cake I had on my 1st birthday. Though this time there is a lack of photos of me sticking my fingers into the cream trying to harvest a fresh strawberry when I should have been blowing out a candle. Where did my …

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