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Hot Milk Sponge Cake with Fresh Fruit & Coconut

In today's yummy post we are doing an easy sponge cake (no creaming of butter and sugar involved). Instead of torting this cake we are using two loaf pans to give us our two layers, which we will pull together with vanilla buttercream. I love the rectangular look of this cake rather than the traditional round or square but more importantly the flavors of the toasted coconut on the sides and fresh fruit on top makes for a mouth watering dessert.

Baking 101: Fancy Dinner Rolls

You can have your bread and eat it too! In today's post I'm showing you how to make some simple dinner rolls but adding some fanciness to them just by some simple twisting of the dough. These will make you look like a pro baker for any elegant dinner party.

Wilton Royal Icing Recipe & Tip 21

Welcome back everyone! Today I'm sharing my replication of the Wilton method to making Royal Icing and some simple decorations you can make with the Wilton tip 21. This is an open star tip and can be paired with a simple leaf tip like a Wilton 352 to make small drop flowers.

My 10 Do Not's of Buttercream

Welcome back my friends! In today's post I want to save you from some trouble. These tips and tricks are what I have discovered along the way since these problems occurred while starting out as a newbie baker. You don't have to fall into these pit falls yourself. Walk towards the light with me :)


For the Love of Cupcakes and My Top 5 YouTube Bakers

Who doesn't love dessert? I normally miss out on it since well my stomach is usually quite full after the main course. I normally need like a half hour delay before I can dig into my dessert. Lately I have been delving into the world of baking and finding so many lovely recipes to test out. Mind you my busy schedule doesn't permit much of that but I can always find the time to watch a video or two on the good old YouTube. So if you are a budding baker like myself, here are a few YouTube Cake and Baking Gurus to follow along and learn more.

Going Short like Victoria Beckham: A CocoWig Review

Hello gorgeous! Today’s post is all about the hair. My first experience outside of my real hair was only quite recent for my wedding and I loved having a fuller head of hair than my natural thin, medium length and stringy do. Just a few clip in pieces was enough to make a great impact to my overall look. So here I am again trying to now venture into more styles and this time look at changing my overall appearance with now a wig from CocoWig.

Mooning in Curacao

Dushi! This is a common word you can hear on the sweet island of Curacao that can mean anything from sweet to nice or good. This was our chosen destination for our honeymoon and we indeed had a glorious time enjoying the sights, food and friendly people. Let me share my experience with you and give you a small guide as to what you should do if you even choose to vacation here.