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Stuart

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2012-11-02

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A home based baker, confectioner and blogger - I love to try new recipes (and classics too in the.. kitchen). All with the help of my cartoon friend Cakeyboi!

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  • Dirty Chai PuddingI hadn’t heard of dirty chai latte until recently when watching a TV show where it was mentioned. I discovered it is lovely spicy chai tea, mixed with espresso coffee. An interesting combo I’m sure you will agree…I gave the drink a try and love...
  • Banana Maple Nut WafflesI bought a new waffle iron recently and was dying to try it.Who has time to make waffles for breakfast through the week? Not I, so I waited until the weekend and whipped up a delicious concoction of maple, banana and pecan waffles. And the bonus with...
  • That's What I Call New #4
    on Apr 4, 2015 in review What's New
    It’s been a while but I am back with ‘That’s What I Call New’ number 4.  A round-up of some goodies I have been sent over the past wee while to give a try. Being a blogger certainly has it’s benefits!courtesy of Planet Organic Fir...
  • Fried Egg Meringue Cookies
    on Apr 2, 2015 in easter eggs meringues sugar
    This recipe isn’t really a recipe – it’s just meringue!But it is just so cute yet so simple and perfect for Easter.Now, first of all, to those in the UK, you are probably wondering where the cookie part comes in? Well, in America, the recipe bo...
  • Double Chocolate Easter Eggy Puppy Chow
    on Mar 30, 2015 in cereal chocolate easter eggs sprinkles
    Double Chocolate Puppy Chow, despite the name is NOTsuitable for dogs. Also called muddy buddies, monkey munch or other cute names, it is essentially cereal covered with chocolate, icing sugar and other tasty treats.In the past I have made regular pu...
  • Treat Petite March 2015 Round Up
    on Mar 26, 2015 in march mother's day mum Treat Petite
    March has whizzed by and it’s time for our Treat Petite round-up for March. As Mother’s Day falls in March in the UK, we were celebrating all things ‘Mum’, with all links to ‘mum’ tenuous and specific welcomed!To start things off Dom over...
  • 'Italian Easter Bread' CookiesHave you ever heard of Italian Easter Bread? I hadn’t until last year, when I happened upon it on Pinterest.courtesy of recipes100It is visually quite stunning – a plaited wreath of sweetened dough with dyed hard-boiled eggs placed in the wreath,...
  • Cake and Bake Show Edinburgh - Cake Competition
    on Mar 21, 2015 in cake cake and bake show competition
    Do you love baking? Are you a professional baker or perhaps just an experimental home baker like me?Well, now you can show off your skills at this year’s Cake and Bake Show in Edinburgh (30 Oct - 1 Nov), by entering The 'Children’s Stories' Cake...
  • Mini Churros with Redmond Multicooker
    on Mar 19, 2015 in cinnamon dough fried sugar
    A while back I received a multicooker from a company called Redmond to review.I hadn’t heard of a multicooker before and wanted to give one a try. I chose their RMC-M4502E model. It’s quite a snazzy item to have in your kitchen and looks like Daf...
  • Mango & Pineapple Galette with Limed Caramel SauceIt was Mothering Sunday here in the UK yesterday. Mum came over for dinner and we treated her to a Chinese takeaway for her main course. I know, I know, don’t have a go! Disneyboi and I are in the middle of selling up and moving home, so time is of...
  • Irish Stout Mocha Loaf Cake
    on Mar 12, 2015 in Alphabakes cake coffee irish loaf stout
    I don’t know why but I’ve always liked baking/making something for St. Patrick’s Day for my blog. I’m not Irish, have never been there, but I just like the fact that it is seen as a ‘holiday’ in Ireland and the States.The colour green is...
  • Cherry Choc Chip CupcakesWhat do you think about when driving? Strange question you might ask for a baking blog, but I thought of these cupcakes when I was driving home from work the other night.It had been a stressful day in the office (they all seem to be at the moment!) a...
  • The Cake and Bake Show Celeb Line-up Revealed!
    on Mar 7, 2015 in cake and bake show GBBO
    courtesy of The Cake and Bake ShowLast week I brought you a special discount code for this year's Cake and Bake Show's taking place in Harrogate, London, Manchester and Edinburgh.That's right - the fantastic foodie show which celebrates all things ba...
  • Homemade Butteries
    on Mar 5, 2015 in bread breakfast butter dough lard yeast
    I wonder how many of you have actually heard of butteries? These are a very Scottish bake and go by various names – Aberdeen Butteries, Rowies, Aberdeen Rolls – but I have grown up knowing them simply as butteries and that’s what I’m sticking...
  • Cinnamon Monkey BunsNot everything goes quite according to plan in the Cakeyboi kitchen you know. Take last weekend for example.I wanted to make some cinnamon buns for our breakfast the following day. Disneyboi loves cinnamon swirls from Starbucks, so I thought I would...
  • Treat Petite March 2015
    on Mar 1, 2015 in Treat Petite
    Thank you to all who sent in bakes for Treat Petite in February. Kat and I were ‘heart’-warmed (geddit?) by all the ‘love’ly entries, and they made us feel very romantic (not together obviously!!).So what for March’s Treat Petite you might...
  • The Cake and Bake Show Ticket Discount Event!
    on Feb 28, 2015 in cake and bake show discount ticket
    As you may know, if you are a regular Cakeyboi visitor, I love a food show. I have been going to the BBC Good Food Show for the past few years and even ended up appearing on stage at the last one in Glasgow, getting interviewed by the lovely Lotte Du...
  • Cake Club goes to the Oscars (almost!)
    on Feb 26, 2015 in cake club
    It had been a wee while since we last had a Clandestine Cake Club get-together. So our next meet was definitely overdue. It was held on the evening of Sunday 22 February, which just so happened to be the same night as the annual Academy Awards, AKA t...
  • Chorizo and Spinach Quick BreadWhat is a quick bread? Well, it’s not really a bread that we normally think of!No more than banana bread is actually bread. No yeast involved. I know you don’t need to have yeast for bread, but that’s pretty much how we eat it these days.Quick...
  • It's a Wrap Folks!
    on Feb 21, 2015 in paper review
    Having a brand identity is, I feel, very important. People see your brand and instantly identify it with your product or service. Take the Coca Cola logo – everyone in the world knows what it is, even if they can’t read English. I have a bit of a...
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