Hopefully, if you look at my baking photos, over time you can see that my cakey making skills are improving! I’m far from perfect, but I love experimenting with so many different ways of cake decorating and baking different flavours of cakes. My decorating skills are fairly simple, but I’m starting a sugarpaste course next month which I’m very excited about as I should learn lots more! So, I’m very nervously taking the plunge into starting my own cake making business;…

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I made a batch of cupcakes for the Macmillan Cancer Support event; Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning. I made 30 of them in vanilla flavour with yummy buttercream and cute tea party decorations. I have a silicone mould with a little tea cup, tea pot, and cupcake which I hardly use so I was pleased to get some use out of it. I also used my button mould and my brand new rose mould! I used pastel coloured pink, blue and lilac…

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This week I made the most delicious lemon cupcakes! It all went a bit wrong when I accidentally used plain flour instead of self raising (doh!) so I had to start all over again. But I’m glad I didn’t give up as they were probably my favourite cupcakes that I’ve made. I love lemon, and I’ve always loved things a little bit tangy, so I put in lots of lemon zest and squeezed the juice into both the sponge and the…

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As I mentioned to you last week, Royal Albert china is hosting a vintage themed afternoon tea tour in different places around London. I popped over to the one on Saturday on Kew Green with my Mum before we headed to the Cake and Bake Show. These are the coming dates and venues:  27th September: Soho Square 28th September: Fitzroy Square 5th October: Spitalfields The event is aimed at women who enjoy afternoon tea, quintessential English themes and vintage style. A…

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As promised, here are some of the other baked goodies kindly sent to me from Jess at Lady of Vintage Bakery. I previously showed you her beautiful vintage cupcakes, and now I have to show you her Nutella Hazelnut cupcakes, Victoria Sponge, Oreo Brownie, and Cake Pops! Jess also has her own vintage inspired blog, where she writes about fashion, beauty, hair and everything !vintage style! Check out the Lady of Vintage Blog here and follow her! And you can also…

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One of my lovely advertisers, Lady of Vintage, very kindly offered me some of her gorgeous homemade cakey bakes to try out. Of course, I welcomed such an offer, as I am not one to turn down cake! Lady of Vintage Bakery is inspired by all things vintage, shabby chic and retro. They specialise in an array of authentic sweet and savoury treats from the 1950’s along with modern cupcakes, cake pops and muffins. They began as a humble little blog;…

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