Simple Little Jammy Filled Cupcakes

Simple Little Jammy Filled Cupcakes

These Simple Little Jammy Filled Cupcakes are so easy to make and perfect for children to bake with some grown up supervision. Thanks to Dr.Oetker cake making and decorating has never been easier!
Simple Little Jammy Filled Cupcakes

The summer holidays can be hard work at times especially if the weather is wet. I like to let the boys do a spot of baking on a wet afternoon, so we can enjoy their creations for tea, or picnics or for entertaining when friends pop over for a play date.

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Jammy Dodger Funfetti Sprinkles Cake #BakeoftheWeek

Jammy Dodger Funfetti Sprinkles Cake #BakeoftheWeek

I actually made this cake back in July for a friend’s husband, but what with the holidays and the my #GBBOBloggers2016 bake along I have a few bakes that I have not yet posted, which is why I will be featuring them over the next few weeks!

I totally made this Jammy Dodger Funfetti Sprinkles cake design on a whim. My friend said that her husband liked a Victoria sponge with jam and buttercream, which was a relatively easy cake to make. BUT this is me and I don’t like to just offer someone a Victoria Sponge for a commissioned birthday cake – oh no! No, I like to add my own spin on it and when I was delving into my cupboard, I found some unopened packets of jammy dodgers, that I had bought a few weeks earlier for the boys as they were on a deal at Poundland (3 for £1 – what a bargain! Except, it was not a bargain as the boys did not like them!), and some sprinkles. I figured, and hoped, that being a fan of jam cake the recipient would also be a fan of jammy biscuits and everyone likes sprinkles don’t they?

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Golden Sparkle Celebration Cake #GBBOBloggers2016 (week 1)

Golden Sparkle Celebration Cake #GBBOBloggers2016 (week 1)

A gorgeous Golden Sparkle Celebration Cake which is very simple to make, and would be a wonderful cake to present to anyone celebrating 50 years of marriage, or maybe even just a birthday or some other special occasion.
Golden Sparkle Celebration Cake

The Great British Bake Off is back!!!! Yaaaay *does a happy dance* ! Of course this means that it also sees the return of the Great Bloggers Bake Off (#GBBOBloggers2016) *does another happy dance*. No doubt by now we will all have seen the first episode, and met the new contestants and seen some scrummy cakes in the process (I love cake week – my favourite!). 

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Strawberries & Fresh Cream Cake

Strawberries & Fresh Cream Cake

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Strawberries are such a staple summer fruit in this country aren’t they? They symbolise all that is good about this country I think. Our happy summer days (even if they are not as sunny and warm as we would like), Wimbledon which always brings our country together, picnics , and, of course desserts!!!!

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Ginger Cake with a Rhubarb & Custard Jam Filling

Ginger Cake with a Rhubarb & Custard Jam Filling

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Mothering Sunday is fast approaching and I have no idea what I will be doing. It is funny really, because even though I am now a Mum, and am entitled to celebrate Mothers Day myself, I still think of it as a day to treat my Mum just as I did in the years before I became one! Last year Jenson had his birthday on Mothering Sunday and I was busy thinking about him, and organising and holding a party for him, so no ‘special’ day for me!! I am not complaining in the slightest, but it is just weird how I  do not associate myself with mothers day!!

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