Lydia Bakes

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White chocolate orange cookies

The other day I could feel a cold coming on, Mr S and I were discussing being "man sick" and of all people he was accusi..

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Golf cake and how to decorate cake tutorial

It has been too long since I've posted a cake on here! Can't have a blog called Grace CAKES without the cake now can we?..

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Princess cake

Have you ever had everything go wrong with a project you're working on? Well, I have.First there was the white chocolate..

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Blueberry muffins

Do you ever feel like blueberry muffins for no reason? Well apparently I do! So the other day I whipped up a batch of th..

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Butterscotch cupcakes

When I started this blog back in 2010 I had no idea where it would take me. My first blog post was more of a “brag” abo..

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50th anniversary cupcakes

My husband would like to keep his identity a secret on my blog, which is totally fair enough. So, as you know, I just re..

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Butterfly cupcakes

Whew! Day two of work experience a.k.a. preschool and day four of this week is over! I'm finding myself getting more and..

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Orange ombre cake

I finally got to make an ombre cake! Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!! You may remember my yucky first attempt at a buttercream purpl..

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Nike, converse and adidas shoe cupcakes

I'm really not a shoe person. In another life maybe I would be wearing shoes like this, I love the idea of sexy heels an..

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Anzac cookies

Here in New Zealand we are gearing up for Anzac Day this Thursday.Anzac day is a day of rememberence in Australia and Ne..

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Giant cupcake cake

Practice makes perfect and that's just what I'm going to do! After my last failed cake I decided it was time to get back..

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Cupcakes for a first birthday

I was asked to make a cake for a first birthday a while back that I had to decline as I had another cake on that weekend..

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Pretty in pinterst: cat cakes!

We all know I'm cat crazy right? If it wasn't obvious from the first post about my amazing kitten, Pecan, surely it was ..

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Pineapple lumps cupcakes

I've been dying to make some Pineapple Lump cupcakes for a long time now so this week, seeing as I was making two batche..

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White-choc and cranberry shortbreads

White-Choc and Cranberry ShortbreadsAustralian Womens Weekly Macaroons & BiscuitsMakes 26250g Butter (softened)1/4C Cast..

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Moustache cake

This year marks the first year my husband has ever participated in Movember. Granted, he did cheat and start growing his..

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Rosette cake

This whole running thing is really doing a number on me, now I know why the expression is run down! The last time I burn..

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Harry potter butterbeer cupcakes

I have been a big fan of Harry Potter for a long time. It seems that my generation were the ones that read the books as..

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