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Blueberry muffins with fresh berries
May
27

Best Portable Bakes for a Picnic

Robin
The weather is starting to warm up which means it’s time to start planning picnics and BBQs with friends and family. It can be difficult knowing what to serve as a dessert for a picnic, as you need something that’s portable and won’t fall apart when you transport it, as well as being easy to share. Here are some of our favourite cakes and bakes...
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Wedding cakes
May
24

Wedding Cakes Through the Ages

Robin
We’re all familiar with the classic wedding cake – typically tiered and covered in white icing and floral decorations. But wedding cakes haven’t always looked this way. In fact, this particular tradition has undergone many innovative changes over the years to evolve into the style we know and love today. ‘Bride pies’ are the centrepiece In the 16th and 17th centuries, wedding feasts were typically...
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Spring range of cakes
Mar
24

8 fun facts about cakes

Robin
We’ve enjoyed cakes at special occasions and events for centuries, but there’s more to these delicious treats than you might realise. We’ve compiled eight fun and interesting facts about our favourite topic, from what the original cakes looked like to where the fashion for tiered cakes came from. 1 - The earliest versions of cake were actually flat, compact discs of grain which were dried...
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