Author Archives: Aoife

About Aoife

I enjoy making cakes and decorating them for family and friends. I am interested in swapping recipies and techniques with others interested in cake baking and decorating.

Custard Slices

Here are some custard slices (my husband’s favourite!).  I shop bought the puff pastry to save time and made the custard.  It needs 5 eggs and a strong hand to stir it into a good, thick consistency.  There is a … Continue reading

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Fluffy Lemon Pudding

Here is a Fluffy Lemon Pudding I made using Rachel Allen’s tried and tested recipe.

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Baked Cheesecake

Here is a slightly blurred photo of a Baked Cheesecake with raspberry coulis on top.  Easy enough to make and easier again to eat! and here comes the slice

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70th Birthday Cake

I made this recently (in May this year) for my Mam’s 70th Birthday.  It was a simple sponge cake but made with Greek yoghurt which gave it a nice flavour and helped it stay moist.  I decorated it with simple … Continue reading

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Tiramisu Layer Cake

I made this Tiramisu for my in-laws for Easter.  This was a delicious cake.  It has 3 layers – 2 plain sponge & 1 coffee sponge in the centre.  The filling is made with mascarpone cheese, coffee essence & baileys … Continue reading

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Easter Bunny Cake

I made this cake for Easter Sunday.  It was really for all my nieces & nephews but a few adults indulged too!  I made it using a light sponge (no butter) 3 eggs, 3 oz caster sugar, 3 oz flour. … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Cake

This is a photo of an Easter Egg Cake my sister Aisling made with her daughter Catherine.  They tell me they used a pudding tin to get the shape right (and a good pinch of baking powder) to help it … Continue reading

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