The Complete Meringue Masterclass

meringue masterclass

Want a complete meringue masterclass? There are countless recipes which use meringues, and we will be sure to keep adding them to this page as we find them, but first of all, I want to make sure you know how to make perfect meringues every time. So I present to …

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22 Brilliant Easter Baking Ideas Recipes You NEED To Try!


Easter usually means Spring is just around the corner, and chocolate and sugar are in abundance. Bright colours always encourage me to get creative with Easter baking ideas but some times it’s hard to come up with something a bit unique. Of course there are classic “nest” cakes with mini …

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How To Make A Birdcage Cake

Birdcage cakes are beautiful, vintage looking cakes which are a real treat for any occasion – or even if you just fancy a challenge. And this is how to make a birdcage cake. Strictly speaking, for a full size birdcage cake you would take several full size cake tiers, with …

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Gluten Free Lemon Polenta Cake

I don’t think we have featured any gluten free recipes on our blog yet, so this is a first, with this gluten free lemon polenta cake. I hadn’t really played around with gluten free recipes or polenta recipes specifically before, this was a nice change and I like to think …

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Orange Blossom Brioche Buns With Cardamom

orange blossom brioche buns

These orange blossom brioche buns are easy to make in the sense that there isn’t anything too technical. They do need patience, and you do need to keep an eye on things as there are some things that can go wrong, but if you’re careful, it should go well. The dough …

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18 Fantastic St Patrick’s Day Baking Ideas


St Patrick’s Day – on 17 March every year – celebrates the foremost patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick (yes, really!). We have rounded up some of the best, most creative St Patrick’s Day baking ideas for you to try out so lack of inspiration is definitely not an excuse! Try …

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How Do You Make Buttercream Frosting?


Buttercream is one of those things which always looks easy to make, but can be deceptively difficult – getting the right ratios of butter, sugar, flavour, colour and other ingredients can be very tricky, as well as the right temperatures avoiding it splitting and getting the right consistency. But I …

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Pot Of Gold Cupcakes

These pot of gold cupcakes are actually quite a nice easy bake, but the fun comes in decorating them. For the cupcakes themselves you can use any flavour you want but with the number of things going on top of them, I would keep it quite neutral or simple so …

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Soda Bread With Sunflower Seeds

Soda bread is of course an Irish classic – if you look up ‘Irish baking recipes‘ on Google, most of the first few pages will mainly have soda bread! We have given it a slightly seedy twist, so enjoy this Irish soda bread with sunflower seeds. It is not too …

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Mint Chocolate Fudge Brownies With Cocoa Powder

I was always under the impression you couldn’t make truly delicious, moist, fudge brownies from scratch without melting chocolate, and then of course things start to get a bit messy! But I have been playing around in the kitchen (aka the “lab”) and I think we have got it pretty much …

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