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Recipe: Chocolate Cake (Schokogugelhupf)

I’ve well and truly got my baking mojo back and hot on the heels of the anti-gravity cake I made recently, I baked a different kind of a chocolate show-stopper – a Schokogugelhupf and this time, with a little baker to assist me. A while back, House of Fraser sent me some baking equipment and accessories, which included a ring shaped cake tin, leading me to search for an accommodating recipe. I came across this Viennese classic courtesy of the Hairy Bikers. Impressive as it looks, it’s so easy to make and deliciously moreish. As an avid baker and cook,

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Win a set of BIC Soleil Bella razors & gel

Hey! I haven’t graced the pages of Just Nice Things because I have been knee deep in DIY for the past 4 weeks. OK, I’ve cropped up now and again but haven’t been able to update the blog due to the demands posed by rollers and emulsion paint. Thankfully all that is over and I can return to a level of sanity by bringing an abundance of content for your reading pleasure. To restart things, I’m hosting TWO give-aways – one is on Twitter and the other is on Instagram. The prize is the same depending on which of the

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How To Make An Anti-Gravity Cake

Ever seen one of these and gasped, “Wow! That looks amazing! I wish I could make it”. Well, you can and I will explain how. Hobbycraft has always been the place to go for arts and crafts supplies but did you know the chain also has a baking section? I expect this has seen a boost since the inception and success of the Great British Bake-Off series. Speaking of which, the 2016 season of Bake-Off is already in full swing Hobbycraft challenged me to bake the highly popular anti-gravity cake using the CakeFrame Pouring Kit. I believe last year’s GBBO

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