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Merry Christmas one and all

I have FINALLY found a spare half hour to sit down and update my blog before Christmas! It has been manic in the bake... kitchen over the last few weeks. Thank you to everyone for their valued orders. I have had such fun designing my Christmas cupcakes and crafting cute santas for my fruit cakes. I still have a couple of fruit cakes to complete the decoration on plus a chocolatey feast to make for my children on Christmas Day. They're not fans of trifle or Christmas pudding so chocolate it is! Then I can hang up my apron and enjoy lots of mulled wine with the family. January is filling out to be a busy baking month with lots of orders already :-) I have a 'gravity cake' on order which wi

Christmas cupcakes

Mmm, Christmas Tree cupcakes, what a fabulous excuse for a huge dollop of buttercream! In this case, it is my absolute favourite, salted caramel buttercream swirled into a tree shape on top of a spiced apple cupcake then decorated with gold & silver balls and dusted with spiced glittery 'snow'. In the background you can see Santa Hats - a slightly healthier option of fresh strawberries stuck onto the cupcakes with a blob of fresh cream and topped with a mini meringue. I'm planning to make some chocolate reindeer cupcakes this week using pretzels as antlers and maybe some marshmallow snowman cupcakes... and some 'Frozen' inspired snowflake ones... and... If you fancy a box, send me an email

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