Pistachio and Rose Cake Recipe

The final layer on the wedding cake and by far the most delicious.
I had a slice of a pistachio and rose cake with the bride over a year ago in a little cafe in Cornwall. She loved it and I said one day I’ll work out how to make it for you. What better day than her wedding day?

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Red Velvet Butterfly Birthday Cake Recipe

I bought that fancy red gel food colouring to dye the sugar paste for the wedding cake flowers so I figured I may as well use it for something else too.

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I had never even considered making a red velvet cake before, I had never even tasted one! I’ve never been into using food colouring, let alone in the quantities that a red velvet cake requires. But I was curious about all the fuss people make about a red cake with what appears to be no defining flavour.

And I had all this fancy food colouring.

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The Most Delicious Orangey Orange Sponge Recipe

I can’t believe I just wrote this whole blog post and accidentally deleted it. How do yo regain all the enthusiasm after that? Thats a genuine question people!

And I’ve already finished the slice of cake.

It was delicious. Well, I already said that. Even after being frozen, ganache and all. This recipe was chosen for the bottom layer of the wedding cake and seeing as I made a cake for 150 guests, when there were only 34, there are lots of leftovers.

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