Monthly archive for February2014

Challenge #1 Winner: Veronica Lillie

Challenge #1 Winner: Veronica Lillie

This is the winning photo of our 1st Bake Off Challenge: Cupcakes. These lemon buttercream ‘housewarming’ themed cupcakes stole our heart. The detail of the coffee & cookies, log fire, welcome mats & mail is astonishing. V. Lillie by her own admission, says that you might have…

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Cupcakes: Avoiding Cake-Fails

Cupcakes: Avoiding Cake-Fails

What are you doing wrong, without even knowing it? Here are a few questions to ask yourself, and some basic tips to aid in succeeding at home-made cupcakes. Do you make crazy substitutions? Cupcakes can be as creative and imaginative as you are; but altering the basic cupcake…

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Challenge #01: Cupcakes (closed)

Challenge #01: Cupcakes (closed)

For our first ever Bake Off, we are going to attempt the quintessential recipe in a bakers repertoire, the cupcake. Loved by all, this cup-size cake lends itself to the baker’s imagination – allowing us to use creative toppings, inclusions and flavours to make “home-made”…

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