Baking with Soph – Betty Crocker Berry Cream Cake

My child is berry obsessed – since a baby. She thinks nothing of polishing off a tub of (very expensive) blueberries while sitting in the shopping trolley, so this bake was a natural choice of hers. The brief she gave me – berries, lots of them, and cream! This was the perfect Sunday teatime treat…

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Baking with Soph – Betty Crocker Rainbow Cupcakes

You can’t keep Soph out of the kitchen! With self-isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic, keeping the kids busy and calm has been my number one priority. The kitchen is always a happy place for us, so we decided to use the Betty Crocker Super Moist Vanilla Cake Mix and spread a little hope with these…

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Best Chocolate Sheet Cake

Another day, another bake. If Soph has any more requests like this we’re going to be rolling out of lockdown soon. Absolutely divine, this simple chocolate sheet cake speaks for itself and is even better the next day! Here you go!

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Baking with Soph – Pillsbury Red Velvet Mug Cakes

Mother’s Day is literally a few days away, Dads, so why not surprise the Momma in your life with a showstopping Red Velvet Mug Cake in bed, made all the easier by Pillsbury!? With just over 2 minutes in the microwave, how simple is that – add some Ready-to-Spread Cream Cheese Frosting on top and…

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Baking with Soph – Pillsbury Rainbow Birthday Cupcakes

Last month we got to celebrate our little baker’s birthday! We decided to make some colourful Rainbow Cupcakes from a Pillsbury Moist French Vanilla Cake Mix by simply adding in some colour-popping gel for her school birthday ring! Naturally, given the choice, Sophie chose pink, purple and turquoise to form the three coloured cake batters,…

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TUTTI FRUITTI Sophie is a cutie!

On the 6th April we got to celebrate the birth of our FOUR year old on her actual birthday for a change. Amidst every single (and I have several!) Weather app telling me we were in for ‘dangerous thunderstorms’ and ‘multiple showers in the morning’ – our morning-scheduled birthday party day rolled around and the…

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A Gold and Tropical Celebration for baby “B”

A few weeks ago, I got to host and style a celebration of a different kind – a Baby Shower! I feel most comfortable styling bespoke kids parties, but it was my bestie’s Baby Shower (the 3rd, and last, Becks!) was held at the glowing Mama’s venue of choice, Killarney Country Club, in Houghton. KCC…

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Baking with Soph – Pillsbury Celebration Cake

If you’ve yet to catch up on our first two bakes with Pillsbury – we’ve made Frosted Brownie Slices and a Banana & Walnut Bundt Cake – go check them out and then add this fabulous Celebration Cake to your repertoire! My wonderful husband had a birthday recently, so we leapt at the opportunity to…

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