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    Sweetened Condensed Milk Buttercream (aka Russian Buttercream)

    Sweetened Condensed Milk Buttercream (aka Russian Buttercream) Silky and smooth, and perfect for piping. This soft and sweet Buttercream is NOT a crusting Buttercream, and does well kept cool or refrigerated once piped. 500 g Butter, at cool room temperature395 g Sweetened Condensed MilkVanilla or other flavourings optional Add softened butter to a mixing bowl, and whisk or beat for at least 3 minutes on medium high until very light in colour...

    Buttercream Pumpkins – 3 ways!

    Fall is fast approaching, and nothing says Fall like Pumpkins. Well strictly speaking 9 foot piles of leaves and about 3 hours of daytime says Fall, but I digress. If you’ve got a Fall bake that needs a little somethin’, nothing beats Buttercream, and Buttercream shaped like pumpkins is twice as good! 2D Pumpkins Perfect for Sheet Cakes, tops of cakes, and even flat cupcakes, 2D pumpkins are quick and easy. Stick to warm neutral tones with...

    10 Perfect Pastels

    When someone asks me what my favourite colour is, I always say PASTELS. Pastel ALL the things 😍 I've put together some of my favourite Pastel Bakes, for inspiration, but also Pastels! Kitty! I love these adorable Monsters Inc style Macarons! Look at the little horns! Monster sweetness from Kokoma. Mint Green. Sprinkles. Its all there basically, and best of all, they have hidden Nutella 🤤 Yes please, I'll take many. Nutella filled goodness...

    Happy 9th Birthday Grayson

    Our baby turned nine! Cannot believe my baby is nearly double digits! We celebrated his birthday at a local madhouse (play centre), and of course I made the cake. As usual I asked what he would like, and this years current obsession is Bendy and the Ink Machine, and its partner game, Bendy in Nightmare Run. I would like to clarify that he hasn't ACTUALLY played these games (I'm a HUGE fan of video games, and let my boys play all the time, but I...

    Buttercream Stripes

    Buttercream has to be one of the most versatile decorating mediums around. You can spread it, and pipe it, model it, paint it, and of course, make stripes! One of my favourite techniques is Buttercream Stripes. There are so many different design options, and of course, you don't even have to make stripes, you can use this technique to create any stencilled effect in any shape you can think of! And the good news? Is easier than you think! The...

    Roadtest: Loyal Bio-degradable Piping Bags

    LOYAL BAKEWARE BIODEGRADABLE BAGS PROVIDED BY LOYAL BAKEWARE We all want to make the best decisions with a green conscious mind, but we also need hygienic, functional products, and when it comes to piping bags, the go to WAS clear plastic. I’m beyond stoked to say that one of my favourite brands has created BIO DEGRADABLE pipings bags! How do they work? I spoke to the people from LOYAL about the technical details, and here’s what they told...