What difference does it make to the cake?
If you read the beginning of the book she
gives lots of helpful hints and tips,
and gives reasons or sometimes it's just a
'because I do' reason...
I love Nigella,
I think I have a bit of a girl crush on her to be honest.
Or maybe it's just that she always
invents (or steals) lovely luxurious
recipes that are totally scrummy.
back to the cakes...
some of the ingredients...
A couple of weird ones thrown in...why?
...and you get a lovely shiny red gloop
that stains your mouth
and gives the game away to boys of a certain
age, who then yell that you've been
Here is the finished sponge...
not really the RED RED
that I have been longing for
but she admits to it being this
shade of red in the book.
After the 'stealing'
comes my favourite bit when cupcake making!
...and then Finn's favourite bit too!
Nothing I have made this year has
escaped a good glittering!
'Kirstie's Homemade Christmas'
last year I found out about
...a girl like me can never have enough glitter!
(hope Kirstie makes another series like last Crimbo!)
she decorated with