Easter cake with coffee buttercream frosting

1Ok well I set out to make an Easter themed, pink and green checkerboard cake, with vanilla buttercream frosting. Lets ignore the fact that this cake is neither:

  • Checkerboard
  • Pink and green
  • Coated in vanilla buttercream icing

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My total failure of an Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

This was such a failure, I didn’t plan on posting about it. But then I thought, this is a blog of my baking adventures, not every attempt is going to be a success. This was one of those times.

I came across this gif while browsing 9Gag, and watched it in awe about 10 times straight. Could anything be more simple, yet effective, than a bunch of sandwich ice cream bars stacked on top of each other? My brothers love those ice cream bars so I thought this would be a really simple, quick, 10 minute job to make a pretty cool cake they would like. So where did I go wrong? Pretty much every step of the way! Continue reading

Molten Chocolate Fondant (Lava cake)

I would have posted this earlier, but I was too preoccupied with becoming a Pokemon Master. For you lucky ones who somehow avoided Google’s April Fools Pokemon Challenge, Google planted Pokemon all over the world on Google Maps, leaving everyone with … Continue reading

Paleo Shepherds Pie


Seeing as in two weeks I’ll be squeezing myself into a bikini and lounging on a beach, I thought I should have a break from the sugars and cakes, and attempt some healthier recipes.

I love Shepherd’s Pie but obviously its not the most diet friendly meal, so I made a paleo version, replacing the potato mash topping with cauliflower, and trust me it tastes just as good! Continue reading

Cheesecake for Mother’s Day!


I just find the concept of Mother’s Day extremely commercial and superficial. I was in a skincare shop the other day, which specialises in products for problem / acne skin, and they had a big display urging you to ‘Treat your mum this Mothers Day’ – with a basket of skincare products. Because nothing says I love you more than a basket of acne treatments. Continue reading