Hello all! Just wanted to share a spot of simple baking with you all today for puddings you can make easily and in a rush…
In case you weren’t aware, it’s St Patrick’s Day today… so happy St Patrick’s Day to you laddy! What this means is you should don your best green outfit, get out your lucky horseshoe and your four leaf clover and tuck into a nice pint of Guinness… Nom! Seriously though, this holiday has inspired to pick out some of my favourite green things. Here we go.
|GOING GREEN FOR ST PATRICK…|
Firstly the three dresses above are from Topshop (£60), Pixiemarket ($55) and Arrogant Cat at ASOS (£55) respectively. I think all three of them are absolutely adorable and if you’re looking for a pop of colour to spice up your spring wardrobe then these are as good as any!
Next I spotted these absolutely amazing platforms from Jeffrey Campbell ($185). They’re mega pricey but the mint green colour is just so pretty. They’re leather lined with a suede finish and to be frank they’re just to die for. If I owned a pair of shoes like this you’d never get them off my feet!
This Michael Kors bag (£242) is also super precious. I’d find it hard to commit to a green bag for that amount of money because green has never been one of my main accent colours (I myself have two bright red handbags) but if you think you could pull it off, this would be an amazing statement piece.
Not to leave out the boys… I’m also super in love with this shirt from Topman (£25). Now I feel like I’m kind of cheating here because this is one of the things I bought my boyfriend for his birthday, but I absolutely love it. I realise it looks a little blue in the image but it’s very green in person and it’s absolutely on trend for spring!
Last but by no means least this is gorgeous coat from Zara (£69.99) which I think is just so so beautiful. In fact, if you’re looking for a new coat at the moment, you’d be a fool not to look in Zara first of all. They have so many stunning, colourful spring jackets in at the moment and I just want to scoop them all up (I’m such a coat fiend). In any case, this beautiful green wool coat does not disappoint.
That’s it for my green roundup! I really enjoyed looking for new items and it’s really got me into the spirit of Paddy’s Day!
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So it’s my boyfriend’s birthday today and he absolutely loves cats, so what kind of cake was I to make for his birthday? A cat one of of course! I followed a recipe from a very old book, so I’ll post that below as well a a simplified version of the items I used.
|I LOVE MY KITTY CAT…|
Simplified for experienced bakers:
Official recipe as per my cook book:
You will need (cake):1 pint pudding basin, 2 pint pudding basin 250g butter, 250g caster sugar, 4 eggs, 250g self-raising flour and 2 tablespoons of hot water, 3 sponge fingers, 2 ice cream cones, few liquorice sweets, 1 piece red liquorice ribbon, few short pieces of spaghetti
You will need (butter icing): 250g butter, 500g sifted icing sugar, 4 tablespoons milk, colourant
Hope this helped and that you enjoyed my kitty cat cake! xxxxx
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