Our Recipes
This is where we publish our loved, tried, tested and trusted recipes.

This icing recipe may seem a bit odd, but I can assure it works!

Using white shortening (Trex) instead of butter or marge makes for a very white cream icing which colours much better for decorating and actually doesn’t taste odd in the slightest!

chocolate fudge icing

175g dark chocolate, minimum 70% cocoa solids

250g unsalted butter, softened

275g icing sugar, sifted

1 tbsp vanilla extract or camp coffee

Tricky to learn, but makes fantastic cake topping for cup cakes and petit fours.

2-1/2 cups sugar

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup glucose syrup

Use a Sugar Thermometer


120g butter

120g vegetable fat

1 lb. icing sugar

flavouring  (try to use the real stuff & not 'essence')

a splash of milk

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