With Mothers Day coming up I thought I’d do a little bit of baking experimentation, as I quite enjoy getting creative when I’ve got a bit of spare time. I made these Mothers Day cupcakes as samples to try and promote sales over Mothers Day, but then I realised I’m on holiday that weekend anyway so I won’t be able to take any cake orders.. oops. They’re so pretty though.. maybe my favourite cupcakes ever! I liked using a range of…

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Another little baking post for you! I recently made these ‘Thank You’ cupcakes for a university student to give to her lecturers; one male and one female. She didn’t specify any particular design, she asked me to do what I think would be best. I think I possibly went a bit OTT with the girly ones.. that’s a lot of pink! But she seemed to love them! The male one’s were a bit more of a struggle, you could use generic…

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As I’m sure most of you are aware, I love baking! I’m still not very brave and adventurous and tend to stick to simple vanilla cupcakes, but I love trying out new techniques and using new things to decorate them with. I’m sure those of you that watched BBC’s The Apprentice last year will remember the feisty bubbly Luisa Zissman, a retail entrepreneur who was a runner up in the series. I absolutely loved watching her every week, and she was my favourite…

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One of the reasons I’ve been so busy and stressed lately is down to my cake business. Christmas was obviously a busy time for me and I had lots of orders to do. The mojority of these were for Christmas Eve, so I spent hours after work and a whole weekend preparing for the orders. Juggling cakes with my full time job was pretty full on and I did struggle a little, but luckily in the end everything worked out and…

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I love baking, although lately it’s kind of taken a back seat with me as I’ve been too busy to take any cake orders or bake for myself. I hate turning down customers, but working a full time job makes it hard sometimes to make cakes as well as there just aren’t enough hours in the day. But I was inspired recently to put my apron back on as I was sent a baking kit from House of Fraser. So at…

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Last week I had a lovely tasty delivery waiting for me to cheer me up after a long day at work! BakerDays sent me some of their beautiful (and very delicious) personalised cupcakes. I chose the pretty ‘roses’ design and had them personlised with my blog name. The cupcakes can be ordered in chocolate or vanilla flavour, and I picked chocolate, as I’d had BakerDays chocolate cake before and it is amazing! And I’m a bit of a chocoholic. They came…

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