Cakery

Rainbow Sprinkles & Stripes {Baby Shower Cake}

The southern-hemisphere summer is fading – not news for New Zealanders!! But the warmer weather (almost) always feels so short-lived, and soon I’ll be putting away my t-shirts to exchange them for more woolly options. I guess I was hoping this last month of summer would linger, but even though we got that extra leap-year day,… Continue reading Rainbow Sprinkles & Stripes {Baby Shower Cake}

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Pretty in Pastel Pink Wedding Cake + Fruit Cake Recipe

Summer is well and truly here (although someone should really tell the temperature to keep up!) but the wedding season has been going for a few months longer. I’m playing catch-up with posting about this cake which I made in November for a lovely couple – an engineer and an architect.  For those not familiar with the irony… Continue reading Pretty in Pastel Pink Wedding Cake + Fruit Cake Recipe

Pies & Tarts

Berry and Orange Zest Christmas Mince Pies

‘Tis the season to be baking! Nothing quite compares to the variety of treats specific to the Christmas season to motivate me to drop all other projects. And to indulge in a bit of nostalgia… Over the years the way I’ve celebrated Christmas has changed as the family that I spend it with changes. A… Continue reading Berry and Orange Zest Christmas Mince Pies

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Three Weddings and A… (Birthday) Cake! {B-Day Cake At Last}

I try to publish something on this blog at least once a month – and my biggest motivator is my lovely MIL who asks me regularly when my next post will be up 🙂 Even though I’ve ended up on Oct 31sh with a not very Halloween-y post, I’m glad for the inspiration from my family to keep blogging regardless… Continue reading Three Weddings and A… (Birthday) Cake! {B-Day Cake At Last}

Brownie & Fudge

The name’s Blond – Caramel Blond {Salted Caramel Chocolate Blondies}

Why am I attempting silly Bond-jokes and (seemingly) infatuated with light hair colour? I don’t mean blond(e) in the hair sense, but in the confection sense. In case you haven’t encountered it before, blondie is a dense slice similar to brownie except without cocoa and instead with a vanilla or butterscotch flavour.      Yeah, I’ve obviously… Continue reading The name’s Blond – Caramel Blond {Salted Caramel Chocolate Blondies}