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Silwood | Novelty Cake

Pastries and sweet things were never really my thing – probably ’cause I just never knew how much fun they were! Doing a part-time patisserie course has opened up a whole new world for me that I’m so excited to explore. Learning to work with fondant has been one of the most challenging aspects, having […]

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Silwood | Pâtisserie Icing Practical Exam

I think my body consists of 80% sugar right now… Today myself and all the pâtisserie girls had our first practical exam leading up to the end of our course at Silwood, Cape Town. Being a pâtisserie course it consists of various components that we are trained in over the course of the year. Today […]

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Gingerbread Dream Home

I’ve always been fascinated by Gingerbread houses. The sweetly decorated spicy cake takes me back to days when my grandmother would bring gingerbread men (lebkuchen) from the German bazaar down the road and I’d eat off of it for days! When I got older they didn’t ever last as long though… After seeing this post […]

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Mini Unicorn Sprinkle Cakes for Zana

  In spirit of our recent cake obsession, Robyn (of Zana Products) and I baked and photographed these mini cakes featured on Zana’s blog this week. These little pink treasures are SO simple to make and are beyond impressive.     Mini Unicorn Sprinkle Cakes Difficulty: Easy Prep time: 15 mins Baking time: 30 mins […]

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