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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...

    Caramel Mudcake

      Caramel Mudcake Sweet, with a Toffee twist, this scrumptious Caramel Mudcake pairs perfectly with Vanilla Buttercream or White Chocolate Ganache. 1 cup Self Raising Flour1 cup Plain Flour (All Purpose)1 1/2 cup White Sugar3 Eggs1 1/2 cup Milk2 tbsp Butter or Margarine (softened)2 tsp Vanilla Essence/flavour200 g White Chocolate, Melted with oil**1/3 cup Olive Oil (for heating with Chocolate) (for melting with chocolate)2 tsp...

    White Chocolate Mudcake

      White Chocolate Mudcake 1 cup Self Raising Flour1 cup Plain (All Purpose) Flour1 1/2 cup White Sugar3 Eggs1 1/2 cup Milk2 tsp Vanilla Essence/ Flavour2 tbsp Butter, melted200 g White Chocolate, Melted with oil**1/3 cup Olive Oil (for heating with Chocolate) Preheat your oven to 150℃ (300℉) for Conventional Ovens. Fan forced and convection oven heats may varyCombine White Chocolate and oil, and melt slowly either in the microwave, or over...

    Basic Chocolate Buttercream

    Basic Chocolate Buttercream Quick and easy, and did I mention ridiculously delicious? Perfect for every kind of cake, cupcake, random spoonful at 3am (no judgement here!) 500 g (18 oz) Powdered Sugar (Icing Sugar)4 tbsp Cocoa Powder250 g (9 oz) Butter (Lurpak if possible, or another quality butter)2 tsp Vanilla Essence/FlavourWater to thin as necessary Mix the butter until it’s soft and creamy, and add your icing sugar a bit at a time, making...

    Chocolate Sugar Cookies

    Chocolate Sugar Cookies Perfect for all occasions, especially when you want something a little extra (that cinnamon is *chefs kiss*) 3 cups Plain (All Purpose) Flour1 cup Powdered Sugar (Icing Sugar, Confectioners Sugar)250 g (9oz) Butter (Lurpak if possible) Chilled, and cubed4 tbsp Cocoa Powder1 Egg1 tbsp Milk1 tsp Vanilla Essence/Flavouring1 tsp Ground Cinnamon Preheat your oven to 160℃ (320℉) for Conventional Ovens. Fan forced and...

    Modelling Chocolate

    Modelling Chocolate Great for cake toppers, edible bits and bobs, and great to panel cakes with! 375 g (13oz) White Chocolate (Any brand, although Candy Melts may require more Corn Syrup)1/3 cup Karo Light Corn Syrup (You can use Glucose Syrup, but you may need slightly more. Test ahead of time) Melt the white chocolate in the microwave, using short bursts so as not to burn the chocolate. Mix till smooth, and allow to cool slightly. Warm the...