Christmas, Seasonal, Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rich Fruit Cake Recipe { DIY Wedding Cake, Traditional Christmas Cake }

In the years since I first shared my Rich Fruit Cake recipe I've become more cautious about avoiding Dairy (I was born with a Dairy Allergy) and also avoiding Gluten (I have the MTHFR gene mutation and enriched flour is a big no-no).  After a little experimentation I can safely say that my original recipe… Continue reading Gluten Free, Dairy Free Rich Fruit Cake Recipe { DIY Wedding Cake, Traditional Christmas Cake }

Sweet Treats, Yummy Recipes

That Awesome Feeling That Comes From Giving Your 6-Year-Old Exactly What He Asked For : Custard Cupcakes

Master 5 turned 6 last Thursday and given that he is related to me by blood it was no surprise that he wanted cake.  LOTS of cake. I have to admit that I was a little sceptical when he asked for custard cupcakes to take to school on his birthday.   They sounded a little… Continue reading That Awesome Feeling That Comes From Giving Your 6-Year-Old Exactly What He Asked For : Custard Cupcakes

Out and About, The Kidlets

Master 5 Becomes Master 6

It started with Heart-Shaped Pancakes... ...3 different types of cupcakes at school (yummo, recipe to come!)... ...half his presents with promise of more to come on Saturday and getting to stay up late playing PS3 with Daddy before bed. Birthday celebrations continued out and about in the sunshine on Saturday with a birthday picnic in… Continue reading Master 5 Becomes Master 6