Christmas Is Coming.. With A Giveaway!

Nov 29th, 2013 by Gemma | 2

Thanksgiving has come and gone and December is waiting to pounce upon us, that means our days are filled with the scent of peppermint, eggnog and gingerbread. We love it and especially love this cold weather we’ve been having, we hope it stays around for a while longer! As you saw a sneak peek of […]

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Chocolate Beet Cupcakes

May 24th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Chocolate Beet Cupcakes

We’ve been getting a veggie box since the new year, from a company called Greenling. They collect items from local farms and then deliver them to us, right now we get the box every other week. It’s been interesting, we eat more veggies and it forces us to get a bit more creative with them. […]

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Easter Bunnies and Chicks

Mar 22nd, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Easter Bunnies and Chicks

Browsing through the King Arthur Flour catalogue I saw their rabbit cookie cutters. it got Michael and I talking and we came up with covering the rabbit cookie in chocolate so it looked like the chocolate rabbits you can buy (specifically the Lindt ones with the ribbons round their necks). I had just had a […]

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Valentine Hearts Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Jan 24th, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on Valentine Hearts Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Valentines Day is only 3 weeks away, time to start considering what goodies you want to spoil your sweetie with. Chocolate is synonymous with Valentines so of course these are a chocolate sugar cookie base. Pastel pink royal icing forms the base of the decoration and I decided to try a light brown icing for […]

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Samoa Bundt Cake

Jun 20th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Samoa Bundt Cake

I’ll be honest, I am very unfamiliar with Girl Scout cookies. My colleagues at work go crazy over them (particularly the Thin Mints) when it’s that time of year again. I am also incredibly unfamiliar with bundt cakes, my only introduction to them prior to moving to the states was in the film, My Big […]

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Keystone Light Beer Can

Apr 22nd, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Keystone Light Beer Can

This cake stood at 13″ tall, that’s pretty hefty for it’s 8″ diameter even though it still wasn’t completely in proportion to perfectly match the 16oz can we were replicating. Any taller though and it would have been dying to teeter over during transportation. It was a little scary carrying this one about due to […]

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Easter Nests

Mar 12th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Easter Nests

When thinking of Easter treats these were one of the first things that came to mind. Quick and simple they’re also the perfect treat to make with a child. Chocolate and cereal are mixed and placed in cupcake papers to form the nest, and they’re finished with some candy eggs. I tend to prefer Cadbury’s […]

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Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes

Mar 9th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes

St Patrick’s Day is next week (17th) and time is running short to get your goodies for the celebrations.¬†We’ve been experimenting and we’ve very happy to be able to offer these Irish Car Bomb cupcakes. Now, my idea of fun is not a drink that has to be downed before it curdles, no thank you […]

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Guinness Keg

Jan 26th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on Guinness Keg

We were asked to make a Guinness cake, in the shape of a wooden keg, it sounded like fun and let us try out new recipes to get it right! In the end we settled on the Nigella Lawson Guinness and chocolate cake, it was rich and flavourful, a definite winner! With the cream cheese […]

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