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Easter cakes baked in egg shells - recipe!

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Easter cakes baked in egg shells - recipe!

Easter is coming and I've been planning the most epic DIY Easter treat recipe blog post EVER! I've seen other bloggers baking cupcakes in egg shells (see picky below) but I thought I would take it one step further, remove the shell and decorate the cake too. As you know I'm all about presentation so you can imagine my excitement when I received a surprise gift of the cutest wooden mini succulent planters (or as I'm using them - egg cups!) made by Wind and Willow Home. I instantly knew they would make the perfect final touch to my colourful...

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Easy Coffee Cake Recipe

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Easy Coffee Cake Recipe

What better to do on a rainy Sunday than bake! I love baking, and what better to bake than a nice creamy coffee cake. I got the recipe from BBC good food (where I get most new recipes) and it turned out great, so I thought I would share. The sponge is lovely and not too dry, especially teamed up with the creamy icing. Cake Ingredients 150g caster sugar 150g butter or margarine 3 eggs 150g self raising flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp hot water 1 1/2 tbsp instant coffee (add more if you like it strong)...

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A hearty breakfast

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A hearty breakfast

This morning I made my mister this 'hearty' breakfast. You should have seen mine - made up of all the messy off-cuts of his neat love shaped toast and eggs. But they say love is about sacrifice so was happy to have more of a 'scrambled' English breakfast this time :) Happy Valentine's Day!! Got anything planned for your special someone?

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Colour Picks

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Colour Picks

It was 37 degrees today in Brisbane and I think this might have influenced my decision on this week's colour picks photograph. I just can't get enough of these delicious colours. Red and teal go together almost as well as apple, ginger, cranberry and vodka! If this is making you thirsty too, you can find the recipe here. Yum!

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