Paw Patrol Birthday Cake

Paw Patrol Birthday Cake

Paw Patrol Birthday cake

Paw Patrol, Paw Patrol we’ll be there on the double…….
Aaaaargh! I know that theme song and all the show’s characters off by heart now, thanks to Burton and Jenson being big fans of it and because, of course as with all kids TV shows, the theme song is so catchy and stays in my head all day!!!!

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Smarties Chocolate Cake

Smarties Chocolate Cake

Smarties Chocolate Cake

It was my friend Nina’s birthday today and I offered to make her a cake as a gift, and she eagerly said yes please! A chocolate cake was requested and as I had an abundance of Smarties left from Jenson’s second birthday cake that I made for his party (post still to follow about that!), I thought they would decorate the cake perfectly.

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Sweetie Topped Rainbow Cake

Sweetie Topped Rainbow Cake

sweetie & Biscuit Topped Rainbow Cake

It was Jenson’s 5th birthday last Wednesday and he had very specific instructions as to what he would like for his two birthday cakes this year (his second cake was made for his party on Saturday – more to be revealed in another post!).

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White Chocolate Malteser Cheesecake

White Chocolate Malteser Cheesecake

malteser & white chocolate cheesecake

Alongside my Christmas Pudding, I like to serve another option for those who are not fans of the more traditional dessert. For me it is always a cheesecake. Last year I served up my Ferrero Rocher Cheesecake, but because I had a lot of children at the table this year (7 to be precise) I opted for a more child (and big kid!) friendly flavour of white chocolate and Maltesers. 

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Arctic Roll but not as you know it!

Arctic Roll but not as you know it!

arctic roll

When I was a girl a popular dessert for my brother and I was a slice of arctic roll. It is a very simple pudding really, a vanilla swiss roll containing jam and vanilla ice cream, and yet it was quite a threat to have a slice! Nowadays artic roll is still available in the freezer aisle of supermarkets (i think it is made by Walls?), but compared to all of the other fancy frozen desserts and delectable ice creams on offer, the humble artic roll is probably not a pudding of choice or popularity with todays youngsters!
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