Bunny Cupcakes

Review: The Cake Decorating Store

As a pretty passionate baker on a somewhat limited budget, I often find it hard to source some of the more exotic components baking can call for. I only have a local Sainsbury’s and an Aldi to buy from- sometimes I struggle to find brown sugar there, never mind if I need some gum tragacanth to…

Perfect Pancakes by Cake Diem

Perfect Pancakes

Happy Pancake Day everyone! Growing up, Easter was never really a big thing in my house- I’ve only every received two Easter eggs in my life (cue violin music). But now I have the pleasure of cooking for myself I can make Easter related things to my heart’s content. First thing to tackle: Shrove Tuesday.…

Jammie Dodgers by Cake Diem

Home made Giant Jammie Dodgers

Happy Valentine’s Day! Yes, once again it’s time to bake a variety of heart themed things. This year I went for a British classic: the Jammie Dodger! They are delicious shortbread jam sandwiches with an adorable heart cut out in the top layer. How have these not been promoted to the traditional v-day treat already?…

Homemade Oreos by CakeDiem

Home made Oreo Cookies

“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 bake.…

Red velvet Cake by Cake Diem

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.