Ulster Weavers Giveaway

Not only do I have S’Mores Cupcakes for you today but I’ve teamed up with Ulster Weavers to celebrate National Cupcake Week with a great giveaway and you could be in with a chance of winning some fab kitchen goodies from their lovely range!

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S’Mores Cupcakes


It’s National Cupcake Week this week (14-20 Sept) so it surely deserves a cupcake recipe on the blog!  And we’re not just celebrating with a recipe, I’ve a fab giveaway lined up for you today too in partnership with Ulster Weavers and you can be in with a chance of bagging some beautiful goodies for your kitchen – watch out for my post coming later today!

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Mediterranean Veg Tart & Apple Custard Tart

Here are my 2 #GBBO pastry week inspired recipes for Bake with Stork’s Baking Academy – one savoury and one sweet – hopefully something for everyone!

Mediterranean Veg & Feta Tart

If the sunshine seems to have disappeared wherever you are then a slice of this means you can taste it instead!

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Sticky Toffee Baked Alaska

Just dropping in with a lovely Bank Holiday Weekend pudding idea for you – Sticky Toffee Baked Alaska, a retro pud that’s sure to please!

Part of my collection of recipes for Bake with Stork you’ll find step by step pics and all the instructions just here – Sticky Toffee Baked Alaska.

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Strawberry Meringue Slices


The summer hols have me well and truly in a sunshine baking mood!  These slices are not for the faint hearted – packing a truly sweet treat – shortbread, strawberry meringue and white chocolate!


Shortbread Base

125g butter, softened

50g caster sugar

175g plain flour


4 tablespoons of strawberry jam

50g meringues

100g white chocolate

1 small packet of Fruit Bowl strawberry fruit flakes (optional)

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Summer Punch Pinata Cake

A Summer Punch Pinata Cake is my sunshine inspired addition to Bake With Stork – this will go down a treat if you’re planning a get together, sunny weekend BBQ or indeed just because!


Step by step instructions with pictures right here


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Easy Children’s Birthday Cakes


Is making your children’s birthday cakes a full on event?

New research from Stork shows that nearly 50% of parents spend two and a half working days baking their kid’s birthday cake, with one in 10 baking well after midnight!  

  Crikey me!

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Pink Velvet Bubbly Champagne Cake

A Pink Velvet Bubbly Champagne Cake for my latest Bake With Stork Project – a grown up cake to impress!  Really delicious with a good dose of bubbliness!

Step by step instructions with pictures right here

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Brownies & Ice Cream Cones


With an alleged heatwave on the way  it’s time to share my Brownies and Ice Cream Cones with you.  A waffle icecream cone with chocolate brownie baked inside, topped with a good scoop of vanilla ice cream!  It’s also my contribution to Waitrose’s #TasteOfSummer campaign.

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Princess Castle Cake and more…

My kitchen is still a building site and the oven is now very much out of action!  I promise I’ll share some pictures of my much improved gigantic space soon but in the meantime here are a couple more projects for Bake with Stork that might just take your fancy…

I bet you’d know someone who would love this!  

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