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Top Tips for an Awesome Afternoon Tea Party

Hosting your own afternoon tea party can be a daunting prospect, but it needn’t be. Whatever you are planning, whether it’s an elegant soiree, a cosy catch up with friends and family, a pamper party, date night, a product launch, birthday party, office party, or even a funeral, here are our best tips for a well organised and memorable event. Get organised It’s never too early to start thinking about your fabulous tea party and how it might go. Here is a list of key questions you might consider as…

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Top cake covering tips

If you’ve ever tried to cover a cake and been disappointed with the results then our top tips should get you back on the right track. Start with a flat top! Getting your cake nice and flat to start with will make a huge difference to it’s finish. There are many ways to do this, and I do a combination of all of these tips when I prepare my cake. You can start by lowering the temperature of your oven and baking the cake for longer. It’ll rise far more…

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The Holy Grail of Baking

The Macaron! Creating the perfect Macaron is like finding the Holy Grail for some Cakers. These heavenly little things have driven more people to quit than I can count – just spend a day in a cake group on Facebook and you’ll see exactly what I mean. These little meringue/biscuit hybrids are well worth the effort though, and once you’ve mastered them, they’ll take pride of place at every afternoon tea party. When you first set out to make these impossible treats you’ll probably read a ton of blogs (like…

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Getting Started in Baking

I’ve been baking for a lot of years. I love it, I love baking, and I love sharing what I’ve made. I’m completely self-taught. Everything I know about baking is the result of years of trial and error, and a lot of practise. It doesn’t always go well though. And over the years, I’ve become a bit of an expert in rescuing failed bakes. Keep it simple I don’t do a lot of cake rescuing these days as I’ve developed a series of recipes that work perfectly every time. They…

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