86: Hedgehog Cake

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So Leon wanted a hedgehog cake for his 4th birthday… He also wanted one for last year’s birthday, so I’ve had a year to improve it. Fondant icing definitely makes all mistakes disappear! I used a combination of this recipe and this method… plus a layer of chocolate fondant icing to hide the mess of [...]

85: Banana Cake

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This is my favourite banana cake recipe – the sour cream makes it so moist. The most important thing to remember is not to overbeat the mixture, else you will knock out all the air bubbles. I have yet to make the naughty Dulce de Leche sauce to go on top though! I made this [...]

84: Mr Penguin

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My colleague Laura from work went off for her maternity leave a couple weeks ago and she loves penguins. Therefore it was obvious that I should make her a crochet penguin for her baby! This pattern was a really well thought out one.

83: Multi Colour Baby Blanket

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Quite a few of my friends are expecting babies this year so I have been busy making baby blankets – this is a particular favourite of mine because of the bright colours (I’m not a fan of blue for boys and pink for girls!). I used this diamond crochet blanket pattern, with a variety of colourful DK [...]

82: Three Little Mice

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My friend Namrata at work asked me to make her 3 little mice. Here they are! I found the pattern online here.