Tag Archives: baking

  For years Cake Pops have been taking the baking world by storm. Some say they are gimmicky, but secretly they are just jealous they didn't think of this fabulously simple idea themselves. That honour belongs to my baking inspiration, Bakerella. If you haven't checked out her blog (and really, who hasn't??) you should. You really should. After my wedding (which I had been planning for most of 2012) I all of a sudden found myself with a lot of spare time. Cake Pops were one of those things on my baking bucket list so I invested in some lolly pop sticks and set to work. My very first eve

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My darling hubby bought me a gorgeous Candy Pink KitchenAid Stand Mixer that I have been lusting after for years. For it's maiden mix, I wanted to make something really special: Macarons! I have never made these before and yes, I know they are no longer on-trend (you know things have reached their bitter end when Brumby's start to sell them) but it is a baking challenge that has alluded me long enough. And regardless of their popularity, they are simply divine. Now Macarons shouldn't be particularly hard - it's only 4 ingredients - but it is the delicate balance of these ingredients that has

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