Homemade Oreos by CakeDiem
Cookies, Perfect Presents, Recipes

Home made Oreo Cookies

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bmwd1hyAEWG/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link "Today me will live in the moment, unless it's unpleasant in which case me will eat a cookie" ~Cookie Monster Wise words indeed. I love how a simple little thing made with love, like a cookie still warm from the oven, can cheer you up instantly. It's one of the reasons I love to… Continue reading Home made Oreo Cookies

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Doing the Color Run 2013
Blog

Hello again!

Wow, I've not been here for a while. I'm so sorry but I had such a hectic Summer I didn't have any time to bake. (Shock. Horror!) But in the couple of weeks I've been back at university, I've already baked two chocolate cakes, a banoffee pie and some banana bread. Impressive seeing as I'm… Continue reading Hello again!

Red velvet Cake by Cake Diem
Cakes, Recipes, Valentine's

Red Velvet Cake

Hi everyone! I've returned from the pseudo-reality that is the exam season and I'm raring and willing to bake again for you lovely people. In fact, within two hours of finishing my last exam, a couple of my course friends and I baked this beautiful red velvet cake.Do excuse my rushed photography but this wasn't… Continue reading Red Velvet Cake

Bites, Decorations and theme, Holidays and Celebrations, Perfect Presents, Valentine's

Brownie Hearts (Plus Brownie Truffles!)

So a while ago I mentioned I had an insane brownie baking day, and I've finally gotten around to a follow-up post. I literally spent 4 hours in the kitchen only armed with some heart cookie cutters and a piping bag. It was the best of fun though it was exhausting work. And it's all Martha Stewart's… Continue reading Brownie Hearts (Plus Brownie Truffles!)

Banoffee Blondies by Cake Diem
Bites, Recipes

Banoffee Blondies

A few weeks ago, my boyfriend came back from the shops holding two beaten up bananas and asked me to 'Do something with these.' Here's how the conservation went: Him: "Do something with these." Me: "Did you buy them like this?" Him: "No they got broken." Me: "How?" Him: "They were in the shopping bag… Continue reading Banoffee Blondies

Dulce de Leche by The Purple Foodie, on Flickr
How-to, Recipes, Techniques

Make Dulce de Leche from Evaporated Milk (with no risk of exploding tins)

Dulce de leche (is a confection prepared by slowly heating sweetened milk to create a product that derives its taste from caramelised sugar. Literally translated, it means "candy of milk", "milk candy", or "milk jam" in the same way that dulce de frutilla is strawberry jam. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulce_de_leche I have always known you could make Dulce de Leche from boiling a full, unopened tin of… Continue reading Make Dulce de Leche from Evaporated Milk (with no risk of exploding tins)