The week before last was a bad week. Last week was worse. My kids and dog were threatened with a firearm, then I discovered my daughter was the victim of some hate email, my dad had a bad round of chemo, but hey, we all laagered-up (that’s gathered around in a protective circle for you […]
Tag Archive 'baking'
When you finally realise your dream and open a deli / coffee shop / bakery what is it you are really hoping for? Time to do lots of baking ? Loads of manolo-clad ( or ugg-booted, as it’s winter) feet stomping, shuffling and striding over your threshhold? Someone else to do the washing up? All […]
peanuts, oats and chocolate candy… Preheat your oven to 180*C and line a baking sheet with baking parchment. Cream: 225g granulated sugar 175g brown sugar 225g butter Add: 2 eggs, lighlty beaten 1Tablespoon vanilla extract and beat until light and fluffy. Sift: 300g plain (cake) flour 5 ml bicarbonate of soda Add to egg […]
Actually, we call them fairycakes. And from the pics below you would be forgiven for thinking my love goes beyond normal into the realms of obsession. Not true, although I do know of some complete cupcake queens. (Cupcakes take the cake, cupcaketastic, Cupcake Bakeshop by Chockylit , to name but a few). We just make them a lot […]