I have put together a tutorial on how to make an edible Football Topper. This design can be applied to both cakes and cupcakes and has a lovely realistic effect. The great thing about it is the more lines and cracks that appear in the fondant, the more authentic the ball looks, which brings it to life. The design of it is super easy and one you can definitely get the kids involved in, well, if they don't eat all the fondant first! So without further ado, let's get the ball rolling.
Here is a tutorial on how to make chocolate tiffin:-
100 grams / 3.5oz Unsalted Butter
100 grams / 3.5oz Golden Syrup
25 grams / 1oz of Cocoa
250 gram Pack of Digestive Biscuits (Graham Crackers) use around three-quarters of the packet.
1 Small Bag of Maltesers (Optional)
200 grams / 7oz of Milk Chocolate*
1 x Greased 7-inch square tin.
*Please note that the recipe states Milk Chocolate, but I have mistakenly put a bar of dark chocolate instead in the above picture...
I've put together a step by step guide showing you an easy way of rolling out your icing fondant or marzipan and then applying it to your cake.
Please note that for sponge cakes, buttercream, jam and frosting form an adhesive that allows your icing/fondant to stick to your cake.
However, if you have a fruit cake that needs to be covered, use apricot jam as the adhesive and ensure you marzipan and icing/fondant it also. This is because the fruit from the cake can bleed through onto a...
How to make Chocolate Malteser Sprinkles Cake
Preheat the oven to:
Fan assisted: 170ºC
Regular oven: 180-190ºC
Gas Mark: 3
Pre grease your sandwich tins. (I did not line the base of these tins, but you may wish to use baking paper).
130G Self Raising Flour
20G Cocoa Powder
150G Granulated Sugar
3 Medium Eggs
87G Bag of Maltesers Share Size Bag - (M&M'S or Cinder Toffee or Crunchie's could be used as an alternative).
200G Chocolate Spread -...
As we're approaching Easter, I thought it would be a nice idea to put together a tutorial for you on how to make Easy Easter Chick Cupcake Toppers. There are two designs to choose from Daddy Chuck and Mummy Chic. Both are made the same way, and to differentiate between the two, I added a flower for Mummy Chic. So without further ado, let's get cracking! :hatchingchick:
How do I make an Easter Cupcake Topper?
To make the topper, you will need the following:
Cookies who doesn't love a cookie? Add that together with a bar of chocolate, and you're in Cookie Monster heaven!
The fun thing about Homemade chocolate bars is that you get to decide every single flavour that goes into them. Then you can either give them to that someone special or indulge in your hard-earned efforts yourself...decisions decisions!
How do I make a Homemade chocolate Bar?
To make the Cookie Nut Bliss Homemade Chocolate Bar, you will need the following:
What could be more delightful than strawberries and cream fused together in a delectable chocolate bar? With strawberries and cream being a firm English favourite and all, I thought it was only fitting to mix the two together, and not only does it look pretty, but it tastes good too.
How do I make a Homemade chocolate Bar?
To make a Strawberry Swirl Chocolate Bar, you will need the following:
100 Grams White Chocolate
Colour Mill Dye - Raspberry...
There's nothing better than chocolate and even more so than dreaming up your own kind of bars. The good thing about these bars is not only are they easy to do; you can cater them to people's requirements, indulge in an endless supply of flavours and give someone a beautiful gift all at the same time.
To make the Mint Allure Homemade Chocolate Bar, all you will need are the following items:
100 Grams Dark Chocolate 70% Cocoa
Mint Oreo Biscuits
As Valentine's Day is just around the corner, I have been looking at alternative things you could give to your loved ones this year. So if you don't fancy cranking up the oven, then why not give these Sweet Cones a whirl instead.
Not only are they scrumptiously delicious, but they're also great fun to make, and you can get the kids involved too! The only problem you'll have is ensuring the sweets end up in the bag and not in your mouth! But who cares we could all do with a little sweetness...
Due to the shortage of ingredients of late we've all had to come up with ingenious ways of making some of our favourite foods, albeit it another way. So forget your usual way of baking, ignore the eggs, flour and butter and simply get creative. Necessity is the mother of invention so scrap the rule book and create your own!
This 3 ingredient chocolate cake works because the cookies contain the vital elements of what we would typically use for cake baking, add to the that a little milk and...
Have you ever see the soft edges on icing fondant and wondered how did they do that? Well, guess what, here is a little tutorial showing you just how easy it is to do. Not only does it look pretty, but it's also relatively simple to achieve and finishes off shapes beautifully.
1. Roll out your icing fondant to your required thickness, place a sheet of clingfilm/saran wrap over the top of the icing fondant and then rest your cutter on the top.
2. Push the cutter directly into...
Many cultures have embraced gnomes over the years, and everyone has a different take on them. Some find them mystical, others charming; however, you can't deny they are super cute! So with that in mind and it being the festive season I thought I'd put them together with a Santa Claus twist.
Method: How to make Gnome Santa Claus
The icing fondant colours used to make the Gnomes Santa & Mrs Claus are Black, Red, Yellow, White & Caramel Ivory. You can use edible glue or a little water to...
My daughter recently asked me if I would make a cake for one of her close friend's Great Nan's 100th birthday and I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to make the milestone cake and use one of the sparkly cake toppers at the same time.
After being informed that the cake was for a small gathering, I set about sourcing a cake topper to give the cake some height and a little bit of bling. (If you make it to 100 years old, you want to have something a little extra special on your big...