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Burnt salted caramel recipe

If I had to pick a favourite sweet sauce, Salted caramel would be it… this slightly overcooked version is a…
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How to use an icing embosser

Like any piece of equipment, if you haven’t used it before it can seem a bit daunting, so I thought…
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Which food colour should I use?

In the cake decorating world, there are a HUGE choice of colours out there – but which food colour do…
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Figolli Recipe

Traditional Maltese Figolli, a delicious recipe from Antonia at Sprinkle-Tits…
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Easy Shortbread

Some of the best things in life are also the simplest; that’s why this week I decided to make these…
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Easy White Bread

We’ve been making bread pretty much daily since lock down started. Luckily, we were gifted some yeast by my lovely…
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Yum Yums

Why have I never thought of baking Yum Yums before? My daughter loves them and fancied a treat, so we…
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Super easy and tasty flapjack recipe

This flapjack recipe is really simple and a perfect quick treat. It takes very little time to prepare and really…
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Wafer Paper Orchid Tutorial

First video tutorial Teaching is something I absolutely love and have been lucky enough to do a lot of during…
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Best Triple Chocolate Brownies (ever!)

According to my daughter anyway 😉 These chocolate brownies are definitely up there on her list of favourite sweet treats.…
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Blueberry Hot Cross Buns, Perfect Easter treat

Easter normally means a lot of family gatherings and catching up with friends. It’s definitely a bit strange this year…
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Super easy Banana Loaf Cake Recipe

We joined in with the masses this week and decided to use up our over ripe bananas by baking a…
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Easiest Pancake Recipe

It’s pancake day today, and along with many others we have indulged in a treat of pancakes for lunch. I’m…
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Metallics

Metallics are a trend that looks to be here to stay, in cakes, wedding décor, dresses and more!  Not that…
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How to Colour Fondant

Every now and again I have to colour fondant. Sounds a bit odd from a cake maker, surely I do…
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Cake International 2017

This time last week it was Cake International 2017… I can’t quite believe it! Such a great show this year…
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Modelling Chocolate Candy Melt recipe

Modelling chocolate is so delicious and a dream to work with. It can be used on it’s own to create…
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My favourite Cake Airbrush

]Airbrush. Scary word when starting out cake decorating! However, they are by far the best way I’ve found for creating…
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Swiss Meringue Buttercream Recipe

This is my absolute favourite cake filling and cupcake topping. We each have our favourites, and this is mine. Swiss…
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Courgette cupcakes, a carrot cake alternative

Carrot cake is a good excuse to eat cake and feel healthy too, so surely courgette cake is even better…
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Cake Inspiration

“Where do you get your ideas?!”  – One of the most frequently asked questions at class. Sometimes inspiration really does…
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Blueberry Muffin Cake recipe with crumble topping

This blueberry muffin cake recipe is one from an original Delia Smith recipe book of my Mums. I’ve found the…
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Delicious Plum and Ginger Jam recipe

What could be better than a delicious jar of plum jam… well, a delicious jar of home made, home grown…
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Cookie Class as a Student at The Cake College

Normally my days at The Cake College involve me doing the teaching, but Saturday was a bit different! I got…
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Favourite Cake Stands

Recently my cake stand collection suffered a loss… one of my favourite stands took a tumble (in terrifying slow motion)…
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Cake International Magazine – Nightingale Cakes in Print!

I’m so excited to finally be able to share that I am now a contributor of Cake International Magazine. It’s…
Featured image for “Cake International Birmingham 2016”

Cake International Birmingham 2016

Cake international Birmingham 2016 was amazing! It was a huge show, with over 1300 entries to the competition and a…
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Thermomix Chocolate Ganache

For any chocoholic out there, ganache is a heavenly combination of chocolate and cream that can be used to crumb…
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Candy Coal Recipe

Are you on Father Christmas’s naughty or nice list? I know which I’m on 😉 This is a quick and…
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Cake Tool Box

When I first got into making cakes, it didn’t take me long to gather a whole load of cake paraphernalia.…
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Tips to help you bake a flat cake

In my books there really isn’t anything better than a cake off-cut sandwich, so if you don’t get a perfectly…
Featured image for “Burnt salted caramel recipe”

Burnt salted caramel recipe

If I had to pick a favourite sweet sauce, Salted caramel would be it… this slightly overcooked version is a…
Featured image for “How to use an icing embosser”

How to use an icing embosser

Like any piece of equipment, if you haven’t used it before it can seem a bit daunting, so I thought…
Featured image for “Which food colour should I use?”

Which food colour should I use?

In the cake decorating world, there are a HUGE choice of colours out there – but which food colour do…
Featured image for “Figolli Recipe”

Figolli Recipe

Traditional Maltese Figolli, a delicious recipe from Antonia at Sprinkle-Tits…
Featured image for “Easy Shortbread”

Easy Shortbread

Some of the best things in life are also the simplest; that’s why this week I decided to make these…
Featured image for “Easy White Bread”

Easy White Bread

We’ve been making bread pretty much daily since lock down started. Luckily, we were gifted some yeast by my lovely…
Featured image for “Yum Yums”

Yum Yums

Why have I never thought of baking Yum Yums before? My daughter loves them and fancied a treat, so we…
Featured image for “Super easy and tasty flapjack recipe”

Super easy and tasty flapjack recipe

This flapjack recipe is really simple and a perfect quick treat. It takes very little time to prepare and really…
Featured image for “Wafer Paper Orchid Tutorial”

Wafer Paper Orchid Tutorial

First video tutorial Teaching is something I absolutely love and have been lucky enough to do a lot of during…
Featured image for “Best Triple Chocolate Brownies (ever!)”

Best Triple Chocolate Brownies (ever!)

According to my daughter anyway 😉 These chocolate brownies are definitely up there on her list of favourite sweet treats.…
Featured image for “Blueberry Hot Cross Buns, Perfect Easter treat”

Blueberry Hot Cross Buns, Perfect Easter treat

Easter normally means a lot of family gatherings and catching up with friends. It’s definitely a bit strange this year…
Featured image for “Super easy Banana Loaf Cake Recipe”

Super easy Banana Loaf Cake Recipe

We joined in with the masses this week and decided to use up our over ripe bananas by baking a…
Featured image for “Easiest Pancake Recipe”

Easiest Pancake Recipe

It’s pancake day today, and along with many others we have indulged in a treat of pancakes for lunch. I’m…
Featured image for “Metallics”

Metallics

Metallics are a trend that looks to be here to stay, in cakes, wedding décor, dresses and more!  Not that…
Featured image for “How to Colour Fondant”

How to Colour Fondant

Every now and again I have to colour fondant. Sounds a bit odd from a cake maker, surely I do…
Featured image for “Cake International 2017”

Cake International 2017

This time last week it was Cake International 2017… I can’t quite believe it! Such a great show this year…
Featured image for “Modelling Chocolate Candy Melt recipe”

Modelling Chocolate Candy Melt recipe

Modelling chocolate is so delicious and a dream to work with. It can be used on it’s own to create…
Featured image for “My favourite Cake Airbrush”

My favourite Cake Airbrush

]Airbrush. Scary word when starting out cake decorating! However, they are by far the best way I’ve found for creating…
Featured image for “Swiss Meringue Buttercream Recipe”

Swiss Meringue Buttercream Recipe

This is my absolute favourite cake filling and cupcake topping. We each have our favourites, and this is mine. Swiss…
Featured image for “Courgette cupcakes, a carrot cake alternative”

Courgette cupcakes, a carrot cake alternative

Carrot cake is a good excuse to eat cake and feel healthy too, so surely courgette cake is even better…
Featured image for “Cake Inspiration”

Cake Inspiration

“Where do you get your ideas?!”  – One of the most frequently asked questions at class. Sometimes inspiration really does…
Featured image for “Blueberry Muffin Cake recipe with crumble topping”

Blueberry Muffin Cake recipe with crumble topping

This blueberry muffin cake recipe is one from an original Delia Smith recipe book of my Mums. I’ve found the…
Featured image for “Delicious Plum and Ginger Jam recipe”

Delicious Plum and Ginger Jam recipe

What could be better than a delicious jar of plum jam… well, a delicious jar of home made, home grown…
Featured image for “Cookie Class as a Student at The Cake College”

Cookie Class as a Student at The Cake College

Normally my days at The Cake College involve me doing the teaching, but Saturday was a bit different! I got…
Featured image for “Favourite Cake Stands”

Favourite Cake Stands

Recently my cake stand collection suffered a loss… one of my favourite stands took a tumble (in terrifying slow motion)…
Featured image for “Cake International Magazine – Nightingale Cakes in Print!”

Cake International Magazine – Nightingale Cakes in Print!

I’m so excited to finally be able to share that I am now a contributor of Cake International Magazine. It’s…
Featured image for “Cake International Birmingham 2016”

Cake International Birmingham 2016

Cake international Birmingham 2016 was amazing! It was a huge show, with over 1300 entries to the competition and a…
Featured image for “Thermomix Chocolate Ganache”

Thermomix Chocolate Ganache

For any chocoholic out there, ganache is a heavenly combination of chocolate and cream that can be used to crumb…
Featured image for “Candy Coal Recipe”

Candy Coal Recipe

Are you on Father Christmas’s naughty or nice list? I know which I’m on 😉 This is a quick and…
Featured image for “Cake Tool Box”

Cake Tool Box

When I first got into making cakes, it didn’t take me long to gather a whole load of cake paraphernalia.…
Featured image for “Tips to help you bake a flat cake”

Tips to help you bake a flat cake

In my books there really isn’t anything better than a cake off-cut sandwich, so if you don’t get a perfectly…