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I’m an addict

My name is Cherise and I'm an addict. Well let's be more precise, I'm a baking addict. I cannot resist buying baking and fondant modelling tools and moulds and cutters and rollers and the list goes on. https://twitter.com/ceesbakingbits/status/904942936575664128 My free thoughts are spent on what I am going to buy next to add to my… Continue reading I’m an addict

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How to make chocolate, marshmallow, Easter eggs

Easter is around the corner and you know what that means – Easter Eggs! And of course, that also means that there is no better time than to make chocolate, Marshmallow, Easter eggs. Although it does take some time, it is really simple to make and oh so yum! What you need: - Make the… Continue reading How to make chocolate, marshmallow, Easter eggs

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Easy “No Bake” Valentine’s Day Cookies

Valentine’s day is fast approaching and with that the “Urgh” from most moms (especially the working moms) who now have to run around and make things for the kids for school. Here is the solution for you- easy valentine’s day cookies that require 3 ingredients, about 30 minutes of your time and best of all… Continue reading Easy “No Bake” Valentine’s Day Cookies

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How To Make Marshmallow

Have you ever wondered how marshmallow is made? Those light, soft, fluffy and deliciously gooey when melted, sweets? I always thought that marshmallow would be complicated and difficult to make; something to be left to the professionals like Beacon. Never did I imagine that I could make marshmallow in my small kitchen with no fancy… Continue reading How To Make Marshmallow

Birthday cakes, cakes

When Mickey Mouse is not so mickey mouse.

Two weeks ago I was asked to make a Mickey Mouse birthday cake for a close friend’s nephew who was turning 2. I happily accepted because I love to bake and look for any reason to bake and because I finally had an opportunity to make a Mickey Mouse cake; an opportunity I was not… Continue reading When Mickey Mouse is not so mickey mouse.

Birthday cakes, cakes, cupcake toppers, cupcakes

A smash(ing) cake

A weekend ago was a very busy weekend for me. I had the pleasure of making three very different types of birthday cakes for three very special children. I had the opportunity to make my very first smash cake. As I have said before I hate wasting food, let’s not even talk about cake. I only… Continue reading A smash(ing) cake

Baking for Beginners

Baking for Beginners: Some Essential Baking Tools

When you decide to bake for the first time, the baking aisle can be quite daunting. There are so many baking tools and equipment to choose from – not everything will be necessary. Let’s not mention the fact that baking tools and equipment can be quite expensive. There are a few essential baking tools that… Continue reading Baking for Beginners: Some Essential Baking Tools

Birthday cakes, cakes, cupcake toppers, cupcakes

Minions, Minions, Minions!

I was very fortunate to have a very long weekend, which meant that I could get my baking on. I love  Minions and was very excited when I was asked to bake a Minion cake for a one year old boy. I spent my Friday baking a vanilla buttercream Minion cake for the Saturday. Being… Continue reading Minions, Minions, Minions!

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Homemade Turkish Delight

Turkish delight is my mother  and my late grandfather’s absolute favourite treat. My grandfather would finish it before it even had time to set properly. This year I decided that for mother’s day, I would make my mom some Turkish Delight and knit her a scarf. I wanted to show her how very special she… Continue reading Homemade Turkish Delight