Tag Archives: Italian meringue buttercream

Christmas Tree Hi-Hats with Hidden Presents

I didn’t intend to post two recipe with hidden presents in a row – I actually made these cupcakes first. A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to attend the second ‘Let’s Make Christmas 2012’ gift swap, organised by … Continue reading

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Butterfly Swarm Coconut Cupcakes

One of my grandmothers turned 90 this week. Anyone reaching this age deserves a big celebration and my mum and aunt did not disappoint, throwing their mum a huge party on Saturday. They were preparing and organising for many weeks … Continue reading

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Tia Maria and Orange Hi Hats

My friend first introduced me to Tia Maria and orange juice a few years ago. I was slightly dubious but once I tried it I was completely converted. It is reminiscient of an alcoholic orange smartie, not especially sophisticated I … Continue reading

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Makka-Pakka-Roons with Iggle Piggle and the Tombliboos too

When I was thinking about writing this post I realised that In The Night Garden (warning – link plays sound) is probably my most watched programme over the last few years. If you’re not familiar with it then it you … Continue reading

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Christmas Pudding Macarons with Italian Meringue Brandy Buttercream

This was the first gift I made for the ‘Let’s Make Christmas’ UK food blogger event that I was lucky enough to attend last week. When I was thinking of ideas of what to make I was looking for an … Continue reading

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