Topless Baker

Topless Baker

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Foodie exploring the world of cooking one brownie at a time 🍫 New recipes on my YouTube channel every Thursday!
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The winner of last week's pie competition! Thank you for all the votes, we had over 600 😱 I had some great comments too - you guys loved the border on the right and said I should add it to the left side, so that's exactly what I did! I've got a wild idea for the next left vs right....stay tuned! ❤️

2 Days ago
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So excited and honoured that I got to takeover the @wiltoncakes Instagram today! I thought I would give you a little sneaky peek - I made a candy melts splatter cake, it was so much fun and also...very messy 😂 But now as much as I love the candy melt splatter decal I have all over my bedroom wall, I've got some cleaning to do 😂 Check out all the pics over on their insta!

3 Days ago
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Had such a great day filming with @tomdaley today! We filmed two cheesecake videos which will be up on YouTube next Sunday! I even managed to persuade Tom to wear his apron 😜 Thanks for expert camerawork and photos as always @simonecsz

7 Days ago
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Marbled Macarons! I went all out on the pink 😂 Pink shells, pink buttercream and a pink marble! I used a 1M tip to create a ruffle on the inside and then couldn't resist a little gold dust to finish 😊

9 Days ago
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It’s been tooooo long since we’ve had a pie off - so let’s go for it, left vs right! Flower cut out (I think this needs a better name!) vs ‘spider web’ lattice. Leave a comment with the side you prefer and we’ll pick a winner! P.s Today is also PieSquad day, loads of amazing bakers have made delicious pies for a little insta holiday collab! I've tagged them all in the picture so you should go check out their tasty creations ❤️

13 Days ago
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WINNERS! Ok so the winner with the most likes was @emilylynn_hara with "You know where I get these muscles? Whipping Buttercream :)" Love it! And my winner was @runnerrono with "Apron, cape, what's the difference?" So good! Thank you for all the entries ❤️❤️❤️ Let's do a caption contest!! Alright it's been a little while since we've done one of these but we're going to have two winners - I'll pick my fave caption tomorrow but also the comment with the most likes wins too! I'm thinking something sassy or smug 😜 Go go go! Photo by the great @iraisavampire

14 Days ago
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COG-olate cake...see what I did there..did ya?! Ok bad puns over, but what you've got here is a chocolate ganache tart, biscuit base with tempered chocolate gold 'cogs'! Maybe next time I should get them to spin 😱

16 Days ago
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You know when someone offers you a slice of cake and they give you the tiniest one ever?! This is how I feel about this slice...I mean, what was I thinking..no one's on a diet here! Flourless chocolate cake topped with a milk chocolate ganache and a few different textures of raspberry. Alsoooo I just released my new YouTube video - thanks to everyone who helped pick my thumbnail earlier! The link is in my bio 🙌🏼

21 Days ago
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Conventional wisdom would say you need to stack a cake perfectly in the centre...so I decided to stack my cake right off the edge just DARING for it to topple on me. Living dangerously 24/7...you know me 😂

25 Days ago
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I'm not even sure what to call this...The Golden Octopus 🐙! Chocolate semi freddo sphere coated in swiss meringue kisses! I used edible gold glitter spray to decorate the meringue because it's been what feels like forever since I put gold on anything so I went all out 😂This is inspired by @ludo.pastryfreak who made an amazing one on his page! p.s I just released my video from my trip in NYC last week - check out the link in my bio to watch!

28 Days ago
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I'm baaaaack!! What an amazing trip - it was absolutely hectic, lots of travelling and early wake ups but so excited to share all the videos with you :) Sorry for being MIA but hopefully you caught a bit of the trip on my stories! Anyways - back in the kitchen today despite being soooo jet lagged! I made my first pretzel peanut crust today and it was unnn-believable. I filled it with caramel, chocolate ganache, peanuts and sea salt flakes. The salty sweet combo was to die for. Stay tuned for the NYC video on my YouTube channel this week ❤️

30 Days ago
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Goodbye England, hello America - Dallas, Chicago & NYC, I'm coming for yaaaaa! So excited to be travelling back out to the states again, and to be hosting 4 cooking classes with @match !We've got loads of exciting stuff planned to film so stay tuned! And for anybody that is in NYC - I'm doing a meet up! Saturday 21st from 1-2pm at Pier 45 - Hudson River Park, come and say hello, I'm going to bring food too 😊 So apologies, but no baking pictures this week, just me in my apron galavanting around America 😉

40 Days ago
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The first two tiered cake I've made since the day we do not speak of (the day my mum's cake collapsed 😭) I just released the video tutorial on this rustic naked watercolour effect cake - the link is in my profile if you want to watch! Two layers of vanilla & raspberry jam cake with all sorts of Swiss meringue buttercream coated around the edge, finished with a French star tip trim! If you watch the video let me know what you think ❤️

42 Days ago
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You know your macaron is more important than you when it wears its own crown gold crown 👑 Pink & gold macs filled with a whipped ganache, topped with a tempered chocolate gold crown! Lets hope the Queen follows me on insta and invites me for afternoon tea, she'll love these 😂

43 Days ago
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The winner of last week's pie battle was definitely the jungle 🍃! Lots and lots of hand cut leaves on top of a apple and blueberry pie with a tiny bit orange zest in there too!! Even though it's jungle themed it feels like a perfect autumnal pie to me 😊

44 Days ago
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Another little shot of the chocolate tart I made the other day! This was sooooo rich, I think it could serve 15 people easily - the slices I cut were a litttttle bit too big, and I never say that 😂 Thank you for all the great comments on the post - maybe pacman top vs bottom should be the new left vs right?! The recipe by the way is the same one on my YouTube channel, I just decorated it with my 'squiggle' 😊

47 Days ago
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Is it a boy or is it a girl?! 👶🏼 If you watched my stories today, I've had the pleasure of making a gender reveal cake for my friends! I always love making a cake for an occasion and this one has something extra special to go on top too! As well as a checkerboard cake in the centre, I've also put a dowel on top, attached two balloons and filled them with edible rice paper in the gender colour so that they can pop them to reveal it all! I couldn't put the balloons in the photo but have a look out on my story to see the full cake and what the gender is! What do you guys think, boy or girl?!

49 Days ago
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When your two loves meet for the first time 😍 Chocolate tart meet...lemon tart! I couldn't decide what to make so I made both (and devoured a quarter of each in the making!) On top is a chocolate ganache tart with a milk chocolate squiggle, toasted hazelnuts and flowers! On the bottom is my faveeee lemon tart with a white chocolate spiral and edible pearls. All inspired by my fave insta account @majachocolat !

50 Days ago
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A little flower patch of cupcakes! I'll be honest - this took me a good 4 hours to do 😂 After a failed batch of cupcakes and shocking attempts at piping flowers I got there in the end! These are vanilla cupcakes with Swiss meringue buttercream flowers and then a few little leaves around the edge! 🍃🌸

51 Days ago
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Alright it's been a little while since one of these hasn't it! About time we got back to it - you know the drill - left vs right, flower patch vs the jungle! You pick the winner in the comments and I'll do a whole pie on it! 🌸🍃

54 Days ago
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These donuts oh myyyy! I've never really perfected the whole glazed donut thing so I thought I would try one of my cake glaze recipes on a donut and it was 🔥I am going to devour them all! 🍩The donut recipe is the same one up on my YouTube channel too!

57 Days ago
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When your chocolate sail is just soooo extra 💁🏼‍♂️Double chocolate orange cake with French meringue buttercream, gold flicks and a gold chocolate sail! I was going to decorate this even more but I was too obsessed with the sail so I kept it au natural 😉 The sail cracked a lil but they are such a hassle to make I couldn't bear to do it again ha!

60 Days ago
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❤️💛💚💜 Making a batch of meringue love hearts to decorate a cake! Love the little pearl sprinkles on the side too 👌🏼

62 Days ago
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Sunflower Cookies 🌻! I just released my tutorial on how to make these over on my YouTube channel - check out the link in my bio to watch it! The cookie recipe has a little orange zest in it which is a game changerrrr - the cookies on their own are worth making! Then I finished them with little petals of vanilla buttercream, a chocolate buttercream centre and a few chocolate shavings. The piping tip does all the work for you so they are easy to make!

63 Days ago
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Now thatttt is a brownie! My mums gooey brownie recipe topped with a mound of swirly toasted Italian meringue! Seriously though, swirling meringue with a spatula then blow torching it has to be one of my favourite things everrrr! 🔥

66 Days ago
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Neapolitan Mousse Cake! This recipe has been 3 days in the making - after a failed attempt Tuesday I adjusted it slightly and finally got it to work today! Oreo biscuit base topped with vanilla and strawberry mousse, a chocolate drip (obviously), and then loads of fresh fruit to finish. I need to tinker the presentation a little next time - I put the chocolate on too soon after I took the mousse of out the freezer so it hardened and lost its shine 😏 But anyways, that's the best part of testing a recipe, I get to eat it again!! Enjoy the weekend everyone ❤️

69 Days ago
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The Dookie - a cookie donut hybrid! I feel like I've never heard of the dookie before so I'm copyrighting it. Chocolate and espresso wafer cookies with a French meringue buttercream, topped off with spraaaaankles! I made the swirls on top with a @wiltoncakes 4B tip 😊UPDATE: Apparently a Dookie is a dog 💩- maybe I won't copyright it 😂

70 Days ago
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It was SUCH a close call between the up vs down cake last week so I think they both deserve to win! Today I went for the 'mermaid tail' as I called it last week but I added a little blue ombré instead of keeping it all one colour (I should've made the top colour a bit lighter!) Nowwww for the flavour I went for vanilla but I accidentally put a tsp of salt into my buttecream instead of a pinch 😂 Soooo given that salted food is super trendy - I'm calling this a Salted Vanilla Cake, as long as the name sounds fancy, no one will ever know it was a mistake 😂salt makes everything taste sweeter right?!

72 Days ago
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I can't even put into words how chocolatey this tarte au chocolat was! I used a slightly darker chocolate than usual, and it worked so well with the sweet pastry and big mound of toasted Italian meringue! I definitely need to film a little recipe video on this 🤤 Thank you to Erin ( @cloudykitchen) for the chocolate meringue combo inspiration! ❤️

76 Days ago
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It feels so weird to make a pie that isn't left vs right! I thought I would go back to normal today with this strawberry and apple one. I went all out on the lattice and then decorated the edge with flower cut outs. I decided to create little bulbs to go in the centre of the flowers and they took forever 😂 but I think it makes it extra fancy 😊 She's going in the oven now - fingers crossed she holds her shape!

79 Days ago
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I am just obsessssssed with cake decorating right now! There's just so many different ways to decorate and I don't want to make anything else 😂 It's @everydaywithreay birthday so we're celebrating with cocktails and cake! The cake has a vanilla sponge with swiss meringue buttercream, raspberry jam and not any old chocolate drip - an up AND down drip!!

82 Days ago