Valentines Day Rose flavoured cupcake recipe

You would be right in assuming that I am dreaming of red roses this Valentines day, to the extent that my Valentine’s themed cupcakes taste and look like the romantic flowers themselves. Flavoured with rose water and emblazoned with uncurling red petals these cupcakes are perfect for Valentines day, especially as a gift or used to decorate the dining table.…
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Valentines Recipe: Red Velvet Heart Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting & Raspberry Flakes

Red velvet cake is a necessity for Valentines day, especially when it’s baked in a heart shaped cake tin and smothered in dreamy pink frosting and sprinkled with raspberry flakes. It’s also an incredibly quick and simple recipe that impresses through it’s vibrant red centre so theres no need to fuss over flamboyant decorations – it’s a beauty as it…
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Last Minute Christmas Chocolate Medallions with Shimmering Almonds

I served shimmering chocolate medallions last year for Christmas, and they were so popular I have made them again. They are pretty little things when placed on a nibbling tray beside spiced nuts and frosted cranberries, and make perfect sweet snacks in-between the never-ending feasts. I used shimmering almonds, raspberry flakes, gold shimmer dust and icing snowflakes to decorate mine,…
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Recipe – Valentines Day Rose Petal And Raspberry Chocolate Medallions

Chocolate medallions are the easiest treats to make and always look so tempting and indulgent. You may recognise these from previous posts such as ‘Creative Christmas Gifts‘ and ‘My Christmas Themed Afternoon Tea‘ where I served them as party nibbles and presents. They are incredibly quick to make, so if you have unexpected guests arriving these are perfect nibbles to…
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My Christmas themed afternoon tea!

At Christmas I decided to host a Christmas themed afternoon tea party for my family. I thoroughly enjoyed putting together a menu, searching for unique recipes and creating my own. I also learnt some valuable lessons when it comes to hosting, time keeping and preparation.  Despite buying in ingredients weeks before and being incredibly organised, luck it seems, was not…
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