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Hi, lovelies! I'd like to wish you all a very Happy Unicorn Day! Yes, people, it's a real thing, and you'll be pleased to know that this horse like mythical creature is celebrated every year on April 9th. To help celebrate National Unicorn Day, people are said to do some of the following things:- Write or Draw about Unicorns - I went one better and actually made an edible one! 🦄 Bake cookies in the shape of a Unicorn. Watch their favourites movies containing Unicorns. Share their love of...
 
As I mentioned, Han and I were busy creating in the kitchen yesterday. I say we, but Han was doing her thing, and I was doing mine. She's been meaning to make some toppers for a while, well I say a while, I mean over a year now, but unfortunately, due to one thing and another, we never managed to find the time. Queue the Easter Holidays, and we were set on getting some creative time together to make things we'd promised to do during the beginning of lockdown! Originally I would have been...
 
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. How do...
 
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...
 
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: Equipment/Ingredients A...
 
I've just stumbled across this article about Ben Fullard, aka Ben The Cake Man and his incredibly life-like flowers. Ben confirmed that he's taken inspiration from his garden during the lockdown and decided to recreate everything floral. He's made Roses, Clematis, Magnolias, Orchids and Ferns and explains that it can take up to 3 days to perfect a single flower or numerous weeks to provide a spray. He says that to make them as life-like as possible, he draws around the petals to form his...
 
As it's nearly Easter, I've been trying to put together the Chick Family for you and today; I finally managed to do it. 👩‍🍳 So please welcome... Daddy Chuck Mummy Chic ...and Baby Chickster to the site. :hatchingchick: As you can see, these adorable toppers are easy on the eye and, in all honesty, relatively easy to make. So if you're looking for a 'to do' project with the kids over the holidays, then have a go at these. To make the Easter Chick Toppers, you will need...
 
I recently made some smashable hearts and needed a mould to set them in. As you may be aware, many large heart moulds are on the market at the minute, and they usually come in a set with a smashable hammer. However, you can also buy the smaller mould that has smaller sized hearts. I opted for the smaller version because you get six individual hearts in the mould, thus giving you the option to do multiple colours and designs in one go. Delivery & Packaging When the mould arrived, it fitted...
 
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: Ingredients 100...
 
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: Ingredients 100 Grams White Chocolate Dried Strawberries 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: Ingredients 100 Grams Dark Chocolate 70% Cocoa Mint Oreo Biscuits Equipment Chocolate Bar...
 
Colour Mill dyes are the new fandangled export out of NSW Australia, and from what I'm seeing, people love them! According to the label, Colour Mill Dyes describe themselves as the 'Next Generation Food Colour' and to be quite honest, they're not wrong as they do exactly what it says on the tin, well the bottle anyway, but you get my drift! What's different about Colour Mill Dyes? The Colour Mill dyes are different from normal colour gels as they're oil-based, meaning they love anything...
 
Cakesicles are the new trendy sweet treat that seem to be doing the rounds at the minute. Great for Weddings, Baby Showers, Mother's Day gifts, you name it Cakesicles fit the bill. What's a Cakesicle? (I hear you ask!) They're a new take on the original cake pop! Not only do they look cute, but they're also filled with yummy fillings, too; they're actually a bigger version of a cake pop made in a popsicle mould, merge the two together, and voila, you have a Cakesicle. What can you put...
 
These PME Candy Buttons are a great addition to your baking cupboard; not only do they have the consistency of melted chocolate, but the buttons are pre-tempered, so all you have to do is melt and go! How to use. How do I use Candy Buttons? Please place them in a microwavable container and melt in 30 seconds bursts until melted. The pack advises lowering the temperature to half-power or using the microwave's defrost setting; however, I tried this, and they take longer to melt. Other...
 
These miniature wooden hammers came in very handy when making my Smashable Hearts for Valentine's Day. So after perusing the internet for a while, I finally settled on these. Brand The brand I chose was the Toyandona - 12 Pce Mini Wooden Hammer/Mallets - Style 2. Packaging The mini hammers arrived in a small plastic parcel bag. Quantity There were 12 miniature hammers in the packet. Materials The hammers are made from smooth, sturdy wood. (Please note that the hammer's head is...
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