Posts Tagged ‘baking’

May 4th, 2008

Lamington Cupcakes Category: General, Recipes

Last weekend I made some Lamington cupcakes as a ‘Get Well Soon’ gesture for my brother who had just had an operation.

I had intended on following Bill Granger’s recipe for Lamingtons themselves but the sponge mix didn’t set and with 6 eggs in it I wasn’t overly surprised. So after a quick re-think I whizzed up a batch of Nigella’s trusty cupcakes and then topped each with lamington icing.

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March 22nd, 2008

A Good Friday Feast Category: Recipes

Yesterday I started off by making Nigella’s Hot Cross Buns. The texture is actually more of a scone type bun than a shop bought one, but rather tasty and delicious when toasted.


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March 10th, 2008

Chilli Bread Category: Recipes

I first made this a few weeks back but I didn’t blog about it after taking the photos. Tonight I’ve made another loaf so here is the recipe but as my loaf is in the oven the pictures are from last time.

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December 18th, 2007

My First Christmas Cake – Part II (The Decorating) Category: Other Foodiness

Following this post a few weeks ago I have today finished decorating my first ever Christmas cake.

Decorating officially started yesterday when I marzipaned it:
And today I iced and decorated. I stupidly started before having any dinner as I under-estimated how long it would take.

I am quite proud of my first Christmas cake & my first ever iced cake with proper icing decorations but please do let me know what you think!!

I am just keeping my fingers crossed that it survives until Christmas day in the same condition and that it tastes ok! I’ll report back next week!

November 8th, 2007

Frosting Category: Other Foodiness

Little cupcakes with buttercream frosting. Better after 20 minutes in the fridge to firm the frosting up.

But I’m sure that there is a better frosting out there somewhere… please let me know if you have any icing suggestions to help me out here!