Number 100.

I realised something this morning… but more of that later. Another thing I realised is that it’s almost my birthday, and I still haven’t used one of my birthday presents from last year!

Look at it… taunting me by still being in it’s wrapper!

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At first I was freaked out about having to grease and line the pans and thought it would be complex… Excuse #1. But then, I got these babies!

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Fantabulous. Then my only excuse was laziness…. and an occasion. This morning I said rollocks to that! Time to break them out of that wrapper! So I washed, dried, and lined them….

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I used the recipe on the inside of the packet, which is weirdly almost exactly the same as the vanilla cupcakes I made here, same as the recipe in the post, but without the cocoa.

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Bake for 20 minutes in an oven preheated to 180C/350F.

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Leave to cool, then slice off the tops to make them all nice and level.

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Loosen gently from the tins, then pop out.

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I then coated the cakes with a thin skim of plain buttercream, and iced 8 of them with green fondant….

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(P.S. this is actually quite tricky and irritating)

Another cake I iced with yellow…..

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Then accessorised it with some extra bits…

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Iced!

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Then added some flowers…

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To finish off… the addition of some numbers….

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100. The number of published posts on this blog! Cor blimey!

Quick stats:

Number of posts involving the word chocolate: 28

Number of posts involving baking: 49

Number of posts involving crafting: 30

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2 comments

  1. Congrats on 100!!! And adorable little cakes! 🙂

    1. Thanks! X

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