I have a sneaky suspicion this might be cake flavour of the year! Due to a very imminent royal wedding! I'm not sure they will have Gin in theirs but if anyone was going to make a cake with Gin in, it would be me.... Lakes Distillery have very kindly gifted me some Elderflower Gin … Continue reading Lemon & Elderflower Gin Cake
Ok so this post might make some of you be like WTF YOU OK HUN?? However if you're like me and have a dog-child you LOVE to spoil, continue reading..... Oh and BTW Ralph totally knows what Christmas is. Last year on Christmas Day morning he opened all of Neils'(hubby) presents when I wasn't looking. … Continue reading What to buy your dog for Christmas!
Hello everyone! It's now the something of November so it's completely okay to mention the C word, I promise. So thought I'd do a Christmas List style blog for bakers. This could give you ideas on what to add to your own Christmas list or what to buy someone who loves to bake! Stand Mixers … Continue reading The Bakers Christmas List!
So, as I'm sure most of you are aware by now, I have collaborated with Pyrex for a whole month! I have already shared a recipe post using some of the products from the baking bundle and now i'm going to do a little review of each of the products that you could WIN if … Continue reading Pyrex Baking Bundle Review
I'm so excited to share this recipe with you all, not only because it's one of my favourite recipes but also because I have teamed up with Pyrex to do a HUGE giveaway! Pyrex is a brand I've used and loved for all of my baking career, I will be doing a blog review of … Continue reading White Chocolate and Raspberry Drip Cake with Pyrex!
The most simple and delicious cake to bake and create, I promise. Ingredients: 14oz Self-raising Flour 14oz Unsalted Butter (room temperature) or Stork 14oz Caster Sugar 7 Large Eggs 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp Vanilla Essence 300ml Double Cream Strawberries and Raspberries (as much as you like) Fresh flowers for decoration! Equipment: … Continue reading Strawberries and Cream Layer Cake by Hello Cake
The most requested tutorial by far has been - How to cover a cake with fondant neatly. Before you get a beautifully neat fondant cake you need a beautifully neat layer of buttercream so I will show you first of all how to cover a cake with buttercream, which will give you the best chances … Continue reading How I cover a cake with BUTTERCREAM. By Hello Cake
Welcome to my first ever cake related blog. 6 months into the helloCAKEblog.com.... well done Emma - organised as ever! Before I start with the tutorials I thought it’d be a good idea to tell you what essential decorating equipment I have and could not live without. Most of this I keep in a little basket … Continue reading Cake Decorating – The Essentials
Introducing…… my brand new logo! I’m so excited about this I thought it deserved it’s very own blog post. I had been thinking about getting a new professional logo for a while. I wanted something which I could use for my business stationary and on my blog/website. My old logo was something I’d created years … Continue reading Hello Cake – New Logo and things.
I’ve been getting a few new bits and bobs for the house over the past couple of months in preparation for the HomeStyle Mag shoot last Saturday. The lovely Katie came all the way from Whitley Bay and we had a fun day of house faffing and taking photos. It was so lovely to meet … Continue reading April – Home Haul
I cannot believe it’s nearly April. This year is just FLYING! I wish I could find the time to blog more, I’ve got numerous half-blogs saved in my drafts, thinking I’ll add all the photos/links later and I’ve just not got around to doing it. This actual blog I've been meaning to get finished … Continue reading Hello Life – what I’ve been up to!
Today’s post is all about my dog-child, aka Ralph Sebastian Johnstone. Ralph is 3 years old, we think he is half standard half mini dachshund but we can’t be sure because we pretty much bought him on a whim from a non-legit breeder in Stoke. He looks all sausagey and floppy eared and behaves … Continue reading Hello Ralph