Cakery

Three Weddings And A… Birthday (Cake!) {Wedding No. 2}

After that brief interlude by IBS-bleh, we’re back to IBS-bake and therefore cake! I’ve been busy with birthday cakes lately – hopefully photos to come in a post of their own, but first I must report on the promised wedding cakes… Wedding No.2: C + I = Buttercream Seascape This wedding cake was for my (very trusting!)… Continue reading Three Weddings And A… Birthday (Cake!) {Wedding No. 2}

Cakery · cupcakes

Three Weddings And A… Birthday (Cake!) {Wedding No. 1}

It’s been a bit quiet on the blog-front for the past month or so – which means that it’s been busy in the kitchen! I’m finally able to share with you what I got up to slightly secretively in December and give an update of what I’ve been baking recently – namely a bunch of… Continue reading Three Weddings And A… Birthday (Cake!) {Wedding No. 1}

Brownie & Fudge

Peanut Butter (Nutter!) Chocolate Fudge

Maybe I should have been born American. Chocolate and peanut butter – while perfect on their own – are simply heavenly combined. This is not a new revelation (my last post focussed on this same perfect duo). However it presents many opportunities that I am loathe to waste! The idea for this (original!) recipe was inspired… Continue reading Peanut Butter (Nutter!) Chocolate Fudge

Cakery

{A Summer of Decadent Desserts} Cheesecake Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel

Ah summer and its long sunny days. What could be better than dining late during those warmer nights? Ending them with a delicious sweet treat, that’s what!  This month I’ve been trying out some gorgeous recipes that have been floating around the blogsphere; recipes where salted caramel, thick chocolate brownie and rich cheesecake layers interlace… Continue reading {A Summer of Decadent Desserts} Cheesecake Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel

Cakery

Tiers without Tears: The Story of a Three-Timing Birthday Cake

Although I have less-recent photos for posts on other topics waiting to be written… I can’t resist writing about this month’s baking adventure – my first two-tiered masterpiece! The birthday trifecta of my lovely MIL, her brother, and one of my Bros in Law was a great reason to try out several caking techniques in fact. Thanks… Continue reading Tiers without Tears: The Story of a Three-Timing Birthday Cake

Biscuits & Cookies

Celebrating 1,000 page-views with Instant Pudding…Biscuits??

Happy 1,000 page-views to the IBS blog!!! I still can’t believe anyone bothers to read what I have to say about baking (or any topic…) but thank y’all for your kind contributions to making this ‘milestone’ in blogology 🙂 Yes, there is a counter that I see when I go behind-the-scenes and write posts, and… Continue reading Celebrating 1,000 page-views with Instant Pudding…Biscuits??