Don’t you love a fab invitation to a party… A cookie tin packed with cookies. To say our little girls were beyond excited!!! We were invited to a bake off with a couple of other Cape Town bloggers to celebrate Loot’s Tenth Birthday. All our cakes were used afterwards for a party for a local, […]
Entries Tagged as 'Cakes'
November 22nd, 2013 · 26 Comments
December 28th, 2011 · 5 Comments
Our friends at Yuppie Chef have an annual Festive Cake Icing Challenge… And today was the last day to enter, So of course today we decided that it was a good day to take a break from all the hustle and bustle and have some fun… Now you might need a little creativity in understanding […]
April 30th, 2010 · 10 Comments
In our previous post I mentioned we were Virtually Traveling again and this week we have been in Australia. Well it just wouldn’t be right to visit Australia and not make Lamingtons – so here they are: Let’s Meet the Players: One day old sponge cake. One bowl of chocolate icing. One bowl of desiccated […]
February 18th, 2010 · 7 Comments
We had a heap of carrots and no rabbits, but an eager hood #4 ready for a baking event! So carrot cake it had to be. This is what you are aiming for: Let’s Meet The Players: For the cake: 1 cup of butter. 2 cups of castor sugar. 2 cups of cake flour. 3 […]
November 27th, 2009 · 7 Comments
Well I haven’t written A Mother’s Almanac Post for weeks and weeks and since believe it or not yesterday was not only Thanksgiving day it was also National Cake Day in the United States I thought I would give you a quick cake round-up… If you are looking for birthday cakes then head straight for […]
October 29th, 2009 · 15 Comments
Sometimes I need to impress my kids, a little shock and surprise can go a long way to adding a bit of excitement to a day!!! Baking ice-cream in the oven for dessert is fairly impressive… according to them!!! I didn’t make this for years even though my kids begged and begged – it is […]
The Celebrity Chef Tries Jamie Oliver’s Mega Chocolate Fudge Cake in Se7en Steps… Pass It On Recipe.
October 21st, 2009 · 13 Comments
So we live with a celebrity chef, and his favorite cook book by far is the Ministry of Food. In Fact his best friend is James… but it is a bit of a one sided relationship – if I say so myself!!! Ever since he got this cook book last Christmas he has been hunkering […]