Cake decorating…

…is something I have wanted to learn for a long time! As you all know I love baking, but when it comes to decorating cakes I have a lot to learn. So when finally an opportunity came up to attend a cake decorating class I couldn’t say no and joined up with a colleague of…

Review: May

May here on the blog was all about a very special first Birthday :). I managed to write about my first naked cake and a slightly healthier version without refined sugar. Both posts with the recipes and more pictures you can find here for the naked cake and here for the refined sugar free cake….

My mini Battenberg Cake

I think in my family the marzipan-fans clearly outweigh the non-marzipan-fans. Especially around winter-time there are quite a few people you can make very happy by offering them some marzipan :). One of these people is my stepdad and when I went over to Germany for a surprise Birthday visit I took with me a…

The Food Exchange: Happy Birthday & an English favourite

One year ago Lucy and I met virtually via blogging and started our Food Exchange project together. As most of you will know already Lucy and I every month exchange a recipe about a certain topic, bake it and write about it on the post. So this is our one-year-anniversary and I truly enjoy it…

A great Birthday Cake {Bundt cake}

Like I already said last year around this time: I really enjoy thinking about an upcoming Birthday where I can wrap the presents, bake a cake and decorate a table. In my family the Birthday breakfast is quite an important tradition – even if it means getting up early in the morning before school. There is…

Rich chocolate cake – so delicious!

A 99th Birthday is definitely worth a good and rich chocolate cake, I think…even more if the birthday boy is a huge chocolate-lover. In my Martha Stewart cookbook I found an easy recipe that looked promising so I quickly made this cake (or I should better say: cakes) one Sunday morning. As I only used a…