Red Velvet Brownies

This post has been a long time coming, but I got there eventually. May I present, red velvet brownies. I love red velvet cake, I love brownies, why not combine them? Turns out it’s a lot harder than I originally thought, so when my own attempts turned out to be quite spectacular failures, I eventually turned to the latest Hummingbird Bakery cookbook for help. (If only I got a penny for each time I’ve mention them on my blog!)  Continue reading “Red Velvet Brownies”

Marvel Heroes Birthday Cake

For my last blog post of 2014, I’m breaking the streak of Christmas recipes. I’ve been wanting to make a Marvel cake for a while now and the right occasion came the form of Charlie’s 5th birthday. Novelty cakes are always fun to make, they’re a bit different and not something I get to do often, so keep reading to see how I managed to create this cake..

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Chocolate & Caramel Ombre Cake

Another week, another birthday cake! This time, I decided to attempt an ombre cake – chocolate and caramel to be precise. I found the recipe on the BBC Good Food website but modified it slightly for a smaller cake. The ombre effect worked very well and it was an easy recipe to follow. Continue reading “Chocolate & Caramel Ombre Cake”

Nutella & Salted Caramel Cookies

These two are a flavour combination made in heaven. I was one of those students who used to eat Nutella straight out of the jar instead of cooking an actual meal.. I’d quite happily keep doing the same now! These are simple to make, doesn’t require much effort and taste delicious, so read on for the recipe Continue reading “Nutella & Salted Caramel Cookies”