Recently I visited my local farm shop to buy my weeks fruit and vegetables, and outside was some beautiful coloured pink rhubarb. I love shopping and cooking with locally sourced, seasonal foods. Forced Rhubarb definitely went in my shopping basket. Well, what to make with it..? I did a quick scan on’t internet and foundContinue reading “Rhubarb & Ginger Cake”
Happy new year to you all! It’s January, and to many of us, imparticularly me, that means a healthier start to the new year. But hang on, I’m a cake maker, how can I have a healthier year if I bake all those tasty treats, that are full of refinded sugar and butter laced? AndContinue reading “Healthier Beginnings!”
A few weeks back, I was asked if I could make a motorbike 3D helmet cake for a client’s husbands birthday. Not having done a ‘Skid-lid’ before, I wasn’t sure were to start. I started by ‘googling’ it, but no one had info or step by step guide. So with a little bit of imaginationContinue reading “Motorbike Helmet Cake”
Last year I had the chance to make a Marvel Heroes fan, 3rd birthday cake of Spiderman and Captain America. This year I had the chance again to wow this little fan with an Iron Man and Thor themed cake.
The newest addition to Emmm’s Cakes portfolio – Cupcake Bouquets A beautiful and yummy display of elegant buttercream cupcake roses formed into a bouquet. The perfect table center piece for tea parties and wedding functions, that can also be used as wedding favours. These beautiful little cupcakes, full of yumminess, can be made to yourContinue reading “Cupcake Bouquet”
My version of an exploding cake with stars. I made this for a family member, who though it was amazing. Underneath the icing and decorations is a classic victoria sponge cake filled with locally sourced strawberry jam and homemade vanilla buttercream. I had to resist myself from eating it before it made it to myContinue reading “Exploding Star Cake”
Who can resist a mouth watering Choux bun, profiteroles and or eclairs as the ultimate treat. Forget about calories, just enjoy the wonderful sensations coming from your mouth. Apparently in ‘The Mail on Sunday’ ‘You’ magazine, eclairs are the new bakery fad. And if The Savoy hotel, in London, are serving them and creating aContinue reading “Summer Choux Time”
It’s Sunday, my day off but I’m getting all itchy from not baking and creating something yummy in my kitchen. So with a little help from my daughter, we baked these luscious mellow cupcakes!
Here’s my recipe for my chocolate heaven fudge cake. For the sponge – 283g baking marg 283g caster sugar 283g S.R flour 5 eggs 100g cocoa powder 3-4 tbsp milk For the icing – 250ml whipping cream 3 tbsp golden syrup 350g good dark chocolate (broken up into small pieces) 1 tsp vanilla extract 75gContinue reading “Chocolate heaven recipe”
The chocolate cake of all chocolate cakes! My Chocolate fudge cake is proving to be very popular!