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}

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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??

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Two Cupcakes For The Price of One: Chocolate Berry Cupcakes x 2

After a bit of time off work over the Easter break (largely spent without my computer!) I’m now tidying up some blogging ideas that didn’t quite get polished off before the holiday.  At one point recently I made around 200 cupcakes within one week – in fact, it felt like I did little else in… Continue reading Two Cupcakes For The Price of One: Chocolate Berry Cupcakes x 2