Posts made in December, 2011


There are many of you who have been baking my rainbow cake here on Ingrid-Creates, and have provided some wonderful feedback.  While some have had successes, there are a few of you who are having some difficulties with this recipe, so I'm going to share 3 of my top tips on making this cake easier to bake!     Tip # 1 Changing the egg ratios for less waste Here is the basic cake recipe again, which I have altered, because I...

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Over the past two weeks I have been enjoying all of the artwork with Christmas themes which have been shared on facebook.  So I have invited 13 artists and artisans to share their Christmas art works and a bonus how to video from Fiona Stolze, in porcelain painting, oil painting, decorative art, botanical painting, embroidery and more.  I hope these artworks inspire your day...and maybe you'll create a Christmas artwork yourself!  The...

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I have had some requests on how I construct and assemble and decorate gingerbread houses.  So last year I video taped my Christmas gingerbread house, and made a Video tutorial for Step by Step Gingerbread house (3 videos below):   At the end of the video are some pictures of gingerbread houses I made in previous years to give you some more ideas. My Gingerbread recipe Happy Baking! and please share this video, or leave comments below,...

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I love a good fruit cake at Christmas, but not everyone does   And not everyone wants to eat the same thing every year...that's me I'm talking about there!  On every second year I'll bake traditional Christmas cakes, and make trifles and so on, but this year, I'm baking a Christmas Bundt cake, with a platter of assorted biscuits (home baked of course!).  Here is my recipe alternative for a fruit cake that has the essence of Christmas...

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