Category Archives: Baking

Emoji Addicts Need to Make These Emoji Macarons!


Emojis are now a global language; they’re inescapable – and that’s how we like it. Somehow, these tiny digital pictures have become a worldwide revolution. Emojis are seen as an effective way of communicating without using words. If we’re feeling kinda cheeky, there’s an emoji for that 😉. If you’re stuck in the worst date of your life, there’s no need to frantically message your friend an essay about your experience – just send a 🔥 followed by 🏃‍♀️ and 💔. There are hundreds of combinations that can substitute entire sentences. Emojis have taken over communication – and now they’re taking over our baking. Introducing emoji macarons.

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Mich Turner’s Christmas Wreath Cake

Ambassadors, Baking, Cake Decorating, Christmas, Mich Turner, Occasions

Not everyone is a fan of the traditional rich fruit Christmas cake, so I have created a recipe here that will excite your creativity and please your palate. Based on a delicious Christmas-infused chocolate biscuit cake, the components for this Christmas wreath cake can be made well in advance, helping you to organise and plan. The cake itself requires no baking – simply refrigerate until firm and then cover with chocolate fondant sugar paste. Mich Turner

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3 Christmas Cupcake Toppers That Transform Bakes

Baking, Cake Decorating, Christmas, Occasions

You may have already noticed, but this week we’ve been going hard for Christmas. This season is a HUGE event for crafters – arguably the biggest – so we think it’s important to get thinking about our festive makes as early as possible. Our 2-week event celebrates the most wonderful time of the year with innovative Christmas-themed product launches, so we want to highlight some of the best products for your festive projects. In this article, we’re looking at Christmas cupcakes – must-haves in households inhabited by bakers, yuletide enthusiasts, excited children, cake-loving adults… well, that just about covers everyone!

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Sun’s Out… Time to Have a Crafty Party!

Baking, Occasions, Papercraft, Party, Sewing

Now that the sun is starting to shine and the days are much longer, it’s time for us to dust off our barbeques and start preparing for those much-loved summer garden parties! Here at Create and Craft HQ, we absolutely love planning a party and getting crafty at the same time; that’s why we’ve dedicated a whole blog post to garden party crafts.

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