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March 7, 2012
by Anke
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Cakepops – Bite sized works of art

Now, cakepops are the latest trend in cakey-ness, so that is what I made for my son to take to school with him. I love how small they are. Enough to be special, and way not enough to spoil an appetite.

Spent some time behind the moon recently and don’t know what cakepops are? Cakepops are cake popsicles, bite size morsels of cake, on a lollipop stick and beautifully decorated of course….. Continue reading

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March 5, 2012
by Anke
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Making a Lego birthday cake

A Lego party requires a Lego cakeFor inspiration I looked around the net, but the amazing examples I found did little but deflate my enthusiasm given my cake making skills. Betty Crocker to the rescue!!! A page with step by step Lego cake instructions was the answer to my dilemma……. Continue reading

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March 2, 2012
by Anke
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Lego themed Birthday Party

Since Master6 is Lego obsessed at the moment it seemed logical to make it a Lego themed party. Luckily there are loads of resources online, thanks to all the other mums out there who record what they did for their younglings’ parties…..and more importantly, HOW they did it.

For our party I scoured the net to pick and choose which bits would suit our party, my crafting abilities and my schedule.

Sorry this post is fairly photo heavy, but there is no other way to show you what we did. Continue reading

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February 1, 2012
by Anke
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Victoria Sponge with Strawberries & Cream

A sponge cake with strawberries and cream. Easy!

Or not. I’ve never made a sponge before and I have heard that there is a bit of a knack to it, which is probably the reason why it is still a constant contestant at fairs and fetes everywhere. Continue reading