This recipe yields a light, moist carrot cake that is absolutely delicious. It is topped with cream cheese icing (frosting) and less-than-perfect piped roses.
This is a tutorial for a quick and cheap Ben 10 Cake with fondant, butter cream and royal icing. Save time by using a printed template.
Elmo Cake (Sesame Street) My little Jaco is almost 3 and I still haven’t posted about his Elmo cake from last year. So I thought I had better make work of it! This cake could not be simpler. To make an Elmo Cake, you will need: One 8″ cake covered in white fondant (see my […]
I use royal icing A LOT! And every time I write a post about something involving royal icing, I write the recipe out again. So I thought I should probably give this recipe its very own post and just go crazy with the links. There are two versions for making Royal Icing. One is whipped, […]
How to Make Elmo Cookies with Royal Icing My Jaco is crazy about Elmo, so I made these cookies for his Elmo-themed birthday party almost a year ago. I remembered the photos of the party being a lot better than they are. Imagine my sadness when I went to finally write this post only to realize […]
Just a quick one today. I am back at work and don’t have a lot of time. But if I don’t post something I might descend into an even deeper despondency. The life of a just-returned-to-work-after-maternity-leave mother… …anyone want to swap for a week or two? Anyway… This recipe hails from Anmarie’s wedding reception. […]
Although my husband thinks these marshmallow Superheroes look more like villains than heroes, I love them! And they are so quick to make. No baking, mashing, icing, dipping… well, maybe a little bit of dipping… For your “Cape” Pops, you will need: White Candy Melts A bag of white Marshmallows Sprinkles Black Royal Icing – […]
There has always got to be a story with me, hasn’t there? And this one begins with a wonderfully wet walk. Christiaan has gone to work today after two weeks of annual leave. That means that I had to do the nursery run with all three boys in tow and it was RAINING! Jaco and […]
Wake up, sleepy-head! It’s the day of the Wedding! Have you made your Gum Paste Roses? Have you baked, iced and decorated your cakes (as much as is possible before assembly)? Do you have all your tools and equipment? Right. Then you are now ready for Assembly and Transportation – in whichever order you prefer – before […]
Good morning! It’s two days before the wedding and by now you have bought all your Tools and Ingredients, made your Gum Paste Roses and Baked Your Cakes. You might also have a few more grey hairs. I know I do. Your cakes have spent the night resting on the table (well covered, of course) and are as ready […]