A-Z Challenge: B

B is for Baking

My blog name has probably given this away but I'm rather partial to the odd bit of baking. Despite the blog name and the large amount of cupcakes I actually own, I'm not actually a big cupcake baker. Although now and then I do pull out a rather good one:

Baking is something I really do enjoy doing. I bake with the children and I bake late at night on my own throwing a pudding together or some cookies. I'll stay up late to bake and decorate the children's birthday cakes and although I may be shattered I'm usually pretty pleased with the outcome. 

What I really love to bake though are chocolate chip cookies. I make all these both gluten, wheat and dairy free which puts a lot of people off (good, even more for me then!) I visited my parent's house again this weekend and decided to whip up a small batch of cookies which barely made the hour mark! I forgot the recipe so they're definitely more brownie like and not as thin as I'd normally make them but they were still delicious (if I may say so myself).

Here are a few photos of my favourite bakes, hope you enjoy!

Mums birthday cake last year

Little A's Christening cake

Perfect summer sponge


16 comments on "A-Z Challenge: B"
  1. Your cakes look beautiful!
    I love a really well made Victoria sponge and yours looks lovely!
    I find baking relaxing, you always know when I've had a stressful day - there is shortbread or a cake in the tin!

    1. Thank you so much for your lovely comment Donna I agree a good bake 7s very soothing!

  2. I'm particularly fond of the teapot, but they all look amazing. They'd have to cut me out of my house if I had sweets like those around.

  3. wow they are amazing, i really like the one you did for your mum, very clever xx

  4. Wow, those are great looking cakes! I don't know if you're familiar with the Cake Wrecks blog but your cakes would definitely belong on the posts when she highlights Cakes that aren't wrecks.

  5. Beautiful! Your cookies sound delicious too! Thanks for stopping by my blog too :)


  6. awesome blog, I am checking out your blog from the a to z challenge, I love to bake to but I don't have the patience to be as creative I don't think. I don't have the resources to create such awesome beauties that you have done. Great blog too!!! Please check me out..http://nevercryoverspilledmilk.com Thanks kelly

  7. Gorgeous cakes! I love the Victoria Sponge.

  8. Lovely cakes - especially the teapot! Awesome!

    Make sure you come and link up to #CookitBlogit xx

  9. Lovely cakes, especially like the one you made your Mum x

  10. You're so talented! I need a good recipie for making biscuits with young children.

    1. Oh I have a lovely one it's gluten free but i'll tweet you because you can always just switch the ingredients!


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