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    Product Review: Colour Mill Oil Based Colours

    COLOUR MILL COLOURS PROVIDED BY COLOUR MILL FOR REVIEW If you’ve ever (tried) to colour Swiss Meringue, or chocolate, you’ll know its a frustrating process with gel colours. That’s where oil based colours come in! Instead of being water based (like gel colours), oil based colours blend more easily with oily foods like Buttercream, meringue, Royal Icing, and chocolate. This means less colour used, for colour gained. The folks at Colour...

    10 Must Try Cupcake Recipes

    Sometimes you wanna try a new recipe, or even something REALLY decadent, but a full size cake just seems like too many stairs. That's where the cupcake comes in! I’ve scoured the internet, and I’ve found my 10 favourites! The sweet taste of Coconut, with the tang of Blackberry, yes please! Delicious morsels from Baking a Moment. Caramel Baileys Chocolate Cupcakes Baileys Cupcakes. Perfect for Winter’s by the fire. If they...

    Product Review: Berry Fresh Freeze Dried Berry Powder

    Berry Fresh Freeze Dried Fruit Powder used in this review, provided by Berry Fresh Australia It is a truth universally acknowledged that fruit and cake go together like, well, fruit and cake! Sweet and sour, tangy and bitter, fruit adds flavour, fun, and freshness to a range of bakes. The kicker is, fruit is finicky. Fruit spoils, or may not be in season, or requires lots of preparation, or is expensive or some other impediment. Frozen fruit,...

    Product Review: Black Cocoa Powder from Cakers Warehouse

    Black frosting. It’s the holy grail of frostings. It can be achieved, but it comes at a cost, usually a weird taste, green teeth, and green.. other stuff. I had heard of Black Cocoa Powder, used to make what you may have heard of as "Blackout Buttercream”, but alas, I couldn’t get it here is Australia. The few international suppliers I could find that actually stocked it, wouldn’t ship to Oz. Bummer. When I found out that Cakers...

    Grayson’s 7th Birthday

    Our little bear turned 7 a few weeks ago, and to my ever-loving thanks, he wanted a McDonalds Party. I assume other countries blessed with the gourmet stylings of McDonalds run these too, but if not, here in Oz, our local McDonalds’ have small party rooms, complete with Happy Meals, Icecream cake, and of course, a fully contained playground for your monkey’s to ATTEMPT to burn off all that sugar. Hands down though, the biggest plus to...

    10 Wonderful Winter Bakes

    Baby, it's cold outside! Warm those cockles with these stunning Winter bakes. Which one is your favourite? How cute is this piped snowflake cake from Wilton. They even have a tutorial on how to make it! How awesome is this?! What an amazing centrepiece this would be for the Christmas table! And then cutting in front of everyone to freak them out because the everything is cake now. Melting perfection from Food and Home. You had me at...