Tiger Roll Cake

A Swiss roll tiger cake was the perfect choice for my youngest who doesn’t like cake and loves tigers. A Swiss roll doesn’t look like your traditional birthday cake and is a fun alternative. The best thing is, she actually ate it and enjoyed it! Hooray! It probably looks more like a snow leopard since […]

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Tim Tams! Failsafe

This Australia Day it’s time to indulge a little, time for some delicious Aussie Treats! Tim Tams! I have always wanted to try to make a failsafe diet version, now seemed the perfect time to satisfy my sweet tooth. These got the thumbs up all round from my family. I hope yours will too. I used […]

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Pear Upside Down Cake

I was flicking through a magazine that had a beautiful picture of an upside down pineapple cake in it. It looked stunning and I just wanted to grab a fork and dig in. The photo inspired me to make one, but with pears of course to make it suitable for Failsafe! It was a long […]

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Easter Egg Cakes

This decadent cake concept is easy to make and can really be used for any occasion, not just Easter. I used an Easter egg shaped cutter but you can use any shape for any occasion and celebration. Trees or bells for Christmas, hearts for valentines day, balloons or any themed shape for a birthday party. […]

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Lego Friends Ice-Cream Themed Birthday Cake & Cup Cakes

Lego Friends Ice-Cream Themed Cake A Lego Friends cake was the brief from my daughter for her 8th birthday. Dreading the thought of attempting fondant figures, I took the cheats option and purchased a Lego set to go on the top of the cake. Olivia’s Ice Cream Bike set was perfect. I knew what I […]

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Basketball Birthday Cake

Another birthday celebrated in our house, my keen basket-baller son turned 12! His birthday was actually last month, I am just really slow in sharing his cake as I have been otherwise occupied, life is full and head down in my cookbook. He kept joking with me that he wanted a unicorn cake and I […]

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A Ballerina Cake and Marshmallow Treats

My youngest princess recently turned 6. The request was for a cake with a beautiful ballerina on top. Knowing full well that she doesn’t actually eat cake (strange child I know… lol), I asked her what she wanted. She said “two layers of carob brownies please mummy”. That was a perfect choice that made me […]

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Frozen Birthday Cake & Cup Cakes

  Miss 6 had been planning her 7th birthday cake for months. Being a huge fan of the Disney Frozen movie, that was the theme she wanted with an Anna and Elsa on the top was her strict instructions! At the time I was hunting for anything in the “frozen” theme, there was nothing in […]

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Minecraft Cake

My son is a huge fan of Minecraft and that was the request for his cake this year. I was hoping it would be easy since everything in the game is all blocks. It was a bit of a challenge trying to make them even, I can’t even cut paper straight with scissors, lol. I […]

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Easter Cupcakes

Easter is upon us again, a time to be able to celebrate an unfailing act of love. Eggs symbolise new life and I couldn’t resist putting a marshmallow fondant egg on top of the last batch of cup cakes I had just made. I had some marshmallow fondant in the fridge left over from the […]

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