Compliments for Cakes! #BEDM

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Blog every day in May, Linkies, Random | 0 comments

Today’s #BEDM theme is Compliments and the ‘best compliment you’ve ever received!’ 

“Surely I can’t brag on the blog about all the wonderful compliments I’ve received over the years,” I thought ,when I read today’s theme. I’ll have to skip this one.

Actually I can’t think of any I’ve received! Although I’m sure my Mum has said I’m good at something at some point and I’m pretty sure my husband said he liked what I was wearing about two years ago…

One thing I have never been complimented on are my baking skills.

A baker needs patience and precision, skills I lack!

I normally only make cakes for my girls birthdays and my ‘fail safe’ chocolate cake recipe was one of my first blogposts.

Next Thursday I’m hosting a ‘Tea and Cake for Charity’ event in my garden.

I will be taking part in RIDE100 on August 4th. I got a place in the ballot but my dear friend who I coerced into signing up with me didn’t. She needs to raise £600 for a wonderful charity called CLIC Sargent and of course I am helping her!!!

So rather than just pester people to sponsor me I thought I’d offer them tea, cake and garden full of toys for their little munchkins to play in return for a donation.

Wonderful idea (why oh why did I start this) but now I’ve promised cake I need to make cake so have been browsing Pinterest for much needed inspiration…..

Really fancy having another attempt at cupcakes

 

Lavender Cupcakes?

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Too poncy….

 

Sweet and Simple Cupcakes

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Sweet they may be, simple they won’t be

Dainty Cupcakes?

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Too fiddly

Spring Cupcakes?

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Look radioactive will send the kids loop the loop!

Or how about a pleasing Carrot Cake?..Mmmm one of favourites

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Last time I tried this one I grated all the skin off my knuckles whilst grating carrots!

 This Chocolate Cake looks AMAZING!!

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Ok starting to get carried away and need to be realistic I will bake cakes people will eat, enjoy and not choke on

A simple lemon sponge

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I can do this (as long as I stick to the recipe)

Chocolate Muffins

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Easy Peasy!

Stick with what I know and maybe I might receive a compliment! ;)

Clearly I’m hoping peeps will bring the above cakes along with them…a contribution!..that’s what you’d do …right?

 

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