The pastry calls for margarine, but Grandma Kiwicakes recollection of the margarine used in the 1950s, when she was in Scotland (prior to coming to NZ), was that it was not like NZ margarine. So we decided to use the butter flavour Crisco.
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Friday, December 24, 2010
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Sunday, December 19, 2010
I was recently inspired to make this super easy ice cream from the Donna Hay magazine, after reading Mrs Cakes' blog post
Her sheer enthusiasm for it made me think it must be pretty great - that is an understatement, it is FANTASTIC!
Since making this yummy icecream, I've puzzled as to how it can be so simple - making ice cream usually requires a lot more work and time. Spurred on by Mrs Cakes' assurances it wasn't, I grabbed a bottle of cream from the fridge and a tin of caramel condensed milk from the cupboard. YES that's it, that is all that goes in to it. I could not locate where my issue of the Donna Hay magazine was (leant out to friends and not back yet), so I followed Mrs Cakes' instructions.
Easy Caramel Ice-Cream (from Donna Hay Magazine)
395g tin caramel (found next to sweetened condensed milk in the supermarket)
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Just arrived today! Make high heel shoes as pictured (or jandals) in icing - three different sizes, using this cutter set. Comes complete with photographic instructions. Your finished creations are perfect for topping cupcakes. Shoe cutters; approx 4cm, 3cm and 2cm. $24.50 set
And a gorgeous book on modelling Sugar Fairies $19.99
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Just landed today and I'm in love, with this new shoe cutter set.
Includes Sole Former, Heel Former & Shoe Cutter. The kit comes with 16 stage by stage pictures/instructions, along with shoe sole cutter and a former to allow your sole to dry in a glamourous shoe shape!
The heel mould is made of high quality silicone and features locking buttons, to ensure your 2 halfs of the heel match well. The plastic former allows you to get the perfect shape when drying the sole.Templates are included for the different shoe styles which makes the BEST SHOE on the market!
THE SIZE OF THE FINISHED SHOE IS APPRX 12CM LONG AND 5CM HIGH
I am thrilled with the new chocolate transfers that just arrived today. A beautiful Paisley and a versatile Marble design. Gold is a perfect match with dark chocolate and already I have a lot of ideas running through my head, for what I can do with them.
These stunning Candy Cane treat bags just arrived today and are a new release for 2010. The candy cane is a classic ever popular Christmas motif, but if this design isn't to your liking we have heaps of Christmas gift bag ideas, as well as clear cello bags and cellophane basket wraps. Check out the full Christmas packaging range here