The Walking Bread

The Walking Bread – coming soon!

Ladies and Gents, as those who know me personally will attest, I am a HUGE fan of The Walking Dead. I am also a fan of bread, so imagine my delight and wonder when I heard about the forthcoming book from the same people that brought you Baking Bad and Game of Scones – THE…

pumpkin pie fudge

Pumpkin Pie Fudge

October is one of my favourite months. Not only does it signal the return of The Walking Dead, but also Halloween. It is also the time when the recipes I work on invariably have one thing in common – pumpkin. I am a big fan of pumpkin and have several recipes on here involving this…

Spiced Pumpkin Layer Cake

Spiced Pumpkin Layer Cake

Another year, and another birthday. I had adamantly said that I would not make my own cake like last year, but that went out the window when I spotted Tescos were selling Libby’s Pumpkin Purée. Previously, I have had to order this online and pay extortionately, but now it is much easier to explore my…

Zombie Head Cake

I made a zombie head birthday cake the other day. Who would want such a disgusting thing, I hear you cry? ME!! I love the TV show The Walking Dead, and I am extremely excited and anticipating season 4 which starts in a few weeks. Yes, folks. I made my own birthday cake. I have…

Halloween Sandwich Cake

Halloween sandwich cake

The Pièce de résistance of this year’s Halloween buffet was a 3 layer sandwich cake, covered in smooth orange fondant, and decorated with a hand piped Halloween freeze in black royal icing. I used a standard victoria sponge recipe x 1.5. I split the batter into 3, then using a gel colourant dyed one layer black,…

Creepy Cupcakes

A sweet addition to the Halloween buffet. I made some deliciously moist Red Velvet Cupcakes. Red Velvet is a chocolate sponge, slightly sharp with buttermilk, and coloured a vivid red. Instead of the traditional cream-cheese frosting that usually accompanies red velvet, these cupcakes, sat in pretty purple cases, were frosted with an orange buttercream, and…