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Pretty cakes, Carol Deacon's book, Party cakes for children, Cake Doll from Carol Deacon's book Party cakes for childrenMake your cake designs sit up and take notice with the aid of two pudding bowl cakes... Ingredients: 2 pudding bowl cakes, 1 quantity buttercream,  Icing sugar for rolling out, 450 g (1 lb) pink sugarpaste,  450 g (1 lb) flesh-coloured sugarpaste,  560 g (1 lb 4 oz) white sugarpaste, Black and red food colour pastes, 300 g (10,5 oz) pale blue sugarpaste, 200 g (7 oz) yellow sugarpaste.

Carol Deacon, book Party cakes for children, cake Fairy TownIf there are lots of children coming to the party; you may find that you have to make a few extra toadstools - they look so cute that everyone will want to take one home with them.

Microwave vanilla cake. Carol Deacons book Party cakes for childrenThese mav not have exactly the same texture or appearance as the real thing but the advantage is that they only take four minutes to cook. They look a lot paler than a cooked in a traditional oven bui after they've been covered with lashings of buttercream, they'll disappear in a very traditional manner...

Carol Deacon, Party cakes for children, Traditional rich fruit cake"Traditional rich fruit cake": this cake should keep for about three months.

Carol Deacon, Party cakes for children, Tropical fruit cakeTropical fruit cake
The secret ingredient in this little gem of a cake is pineapple. If you wish, you can soak the dried fruit overnight in rum and drizzle a couple of tablespoons over the cooked cake before but it works just as well without alcohol.

Chocolate fruit cake from the book of Carol DeaconChocolate fruit cake - this is one of  those recipes which at first glance you think couldn't possibly work.
Well il does - brilliantly!

Pretty from Carol Deacon's cakes  Party cakes for childrenWhether you're a child of six or sixty I hope you'll be inspired enough lo pick up that rolling pin and get cracking!


How to make perfectly delicious homemade old-fashined apple pie (video online)It's a very simple recipe of old-fashioned apple pie, which was been seen on mahalodotcom youtube channel. Miranda Valentine, food and lifestyle expert, tells and shows us how to easily cook this pie. Let's try do it together. Watch video, some illustrations and text description of cooking delicious and nice apple pie.