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One cupcake is just not enough to share, so why not have a mini cake instead?

 

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For his 40th birthday celebration, Vanessa requested a traditional Swedish cake (Schwedentorte) for her drummer husband.

The cake was fun and interesting to make (the trial run I did a few weeks ago was very tasty with layers of strawberry jam, pastry cream, vanilla cake and whipped cream!)

According to Vanessa the cake was ‘yummy and nearly all got eaten’.

 

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The lovely Jenn hosted a baby shower for Krystal who is expecting a boy in September.

For the party I was asked to make some of Krystal’s favourite cupcakes – vanilla, mocha and as a surprise for her, Oreo.

IMG_5961 IMG_5966 As a gift from me, I baked a mocha and vanilla custom baby shower cake. IMG_5959 There were mini cupcakes of each flavour for nibbling on during the party.

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Jenn wanted normal size cupcakes as party favours for when the guests left, I loved her idea!

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A deliciously easy recipe and healthy too! Tradional Apple Sharlotka (apple cake) is great served warm and eaten as is or served as a dessert with custard or ice cream. Droolishes!!!!

Recipe found here on Smitten Kitchen.