Wholesome Bran Muffins

February 22, 2018

These versatile muffins are filled with wheat bran that's classified as an unsoluble fibre.  As adults we do need at least 30g of fibre a day.  I have included a link to the British Dietetic Association (BDA) with a great information sheet on the importance of fibre, the different types of fibre and easy ways to increase fibre in your daily diet. Ingredients: 375ml bran  250ml yoghurt or buttermilk 175ml brown sugar or coconut sugar 75ml olive oil  1 egg  250ml flour 1tsp baking powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/2 tsp salt  Preheat oven at 190 C or 170 C (fan oven).  Grease a muffin tin (6 large muffins or [read more]

Delft Blue Inspired Wedding Shoot

July 9, 2014

My husband is Dutch and we have the privilege to visit the Netherlands frequently.  My mum use to collect Delft plates when I was young.  This shoot was inspired by memories of Netherland and my mum's plate collection. I love the power of colour and it's amazing how the dark blue 'pops' against the neutral white background.  A stylish alternative for a modern yet timeless classic. The dessert table consisted out of three cakes - a white sugarpaste cake with hand painted blue  patterns and a cake topper of the bride and groom, a dark blue cake with white piping to represent [read more]

Fox in the Woods

March 24, 2014

Delicieux Cakes had the privilege of working with Carey Sheffield Photography on a Terry Fox Styled Shoot that she coordinated last autumn. The shoot was a mix of  favourite classics: plump roses, gold, wood, twigs & green moss, combined with whimsical touches such as a 'toffee-apple path' leading to the 'secret forest’ location.  Florist Paula Rooney, wedding coordinator Rachael Corigliano and Finer Details Stationery combined their talents. The result, a beautiful table fit for a forest queen. Delicieux Cakes created a dark chocolate cake layered with luxurious chocolate ganache and [read more]