About MeI love cupcakes and baking. I also love my husband, coffee, a good book, sunsets, mountains, and great danes. Oh and I live in Cape Town, South Africa. I hope you enjoy my blog! x
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Good morning fellow cake lovers. As usual, I won’t offer excuses as to why I haven’t been blogging, save to say that unfortunately I have a whole lot of non cake-related activities going on. Anyway, I have been thinking about … Continue reading
Right now I’m doing two things at once. I think maybe I do two things at once too often, and one day I’m convinced it will lead to a real catastrophe. I keep resolving to stop. Anyway, right now I’m … Continue reading
Heritage Day is the next South African holiday we have to look forward to. And to help me celebrate, the lovely people from Amarula sent me a bottle of deliciousness to bake with. How awesome is that?! So, since cupcakes are … Continue reading
Keep an eye on Spatula for the recipe soon!
Sitting lazily in the Sunday sun, eating scones with jam and cheese. That would be one of my favorite childhood memories. And scones would be one of my favorite baked goods. I just love them. Here is my recipe for … Continue reading
Doughnuts can be kind of average, let’s be honest. We don’t exactly think of them as being a trendy tea time snack. But it looks like they are making a comeback in the world of food, and perhaps we can … Continue reading
A very clever friend of mine suggested I enter this competition on BBC Lifestyle. And because she is very clever, I decided why not. I chose the flavours because I thought they’ll taste great together (I guess that’s obvious) and because … Continue reading
I just felt like posting some recent pictures today… A walk on Sea Point promenade, and cake pops from Ma Maire Maison at the Neighborgoods Market. The Biscuit Mill on a sunny Saturday, breakfast at Sidewalk Café in Vredehoek. Silvermine … Continue reading
I won’t bore you with excuses and explanations of why I haven’t blogged in a while. Instead, let me tell you about something I have been doing. I’ve been trying to make custard tarts. I started buying custard tarts (or … Continue reading
I’ve been making cake pops! Keep an eye on Spatula Magazine for the recipe soon… x UPDATE: The recipe can be found here. Enjoy!
Cake soaked in condensed milk… that has to be a winner, right? Ever since I first read about Latin American milk cake (or three milks cake, named because it is soaked in three different kinds of milk) I’ve wanted to … Continue reading