Birthday cakes for 8 year old boys

We had so much fun creating a football birthday cake – it was made as 2 halves and stuck together with buttercream icing.  I spent Saturday morning decorating my little masterpiece – only to have to remove all the top layer and start again. I was completely stressing out over the pattern on the football – I know it’s a bit over the top really as the fact that it was round was good enough…

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Let's celebrate chocolate

This week it’s chocolate week so I thought I would pull together some stuff about chocolate, some useful, some interersting and some downright silly. I made a chocolate fountain one year at home for New Year’s eve.  Most of you probably already know this but I didn’t…when melting chocolate, if you want to add cream – don’t mix cold cream into warm choclate because it will just curdle and clump up.  Chocolate fountain a nice…

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