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Not-your-ordinary cream cheese frosting on a Carrot Cake

‘Twas about 2 weeks ago when Ben and I had to go away on a weekend course, and so we were looking for someone to look after our baby. After much searching and a little panic, my sweet Lord brought us lady Rebecca. We didn’t know each other much but she saw a post I…

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Not-your-ordinary cream cheese frosting on a Carrot Cake

2 posts published by FreeFlowFoodie during April 2015

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Journey of a Wedding Cake….in pictures!

About 6 months ago, one of my friends asked, no, texted actually, if I could do her the honour of making her wedding cake and I was like…Yaaaa haaa!!! the honour is all mine. So together we planned it all out, threw some ideas together and came up THE cake, all covered in colour coordinated…

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Cake aux fruits (dairy-free)

With all the cake baking going on this week, hubby’s sweet tooth was starting to grow so he asked me to make him a cake. One from his childhood that his grand-pa (a true great chef) used to make. When it’s a cake from his childhood, especially from his grand-papi, I’m always very reluctant to make…

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The power of berries blue and a Birthday cake

This past weekend was my nephew and brother in-law’s birthday’s. My sister called and ordered one big ass cake for both of them to which I said, errrrr yaahhhhh!The order: A 10 inch and 3 layered maderia cake enrobed in fresh blueberry buttercream, rocket ship and stars with virgo insignia all around the sides of the…

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Women, births and Oooo yes…FOOD

Spent some time last weekend with some very special women from my antenatal yoga class, sharing all thing birth, labour, breath, contractions, baby feeding, baby wearing and beyond in our Empowered birth session.  Sharing in the meaning of Empowerment…….of being weary of the sometimes social trapping of who we “should” take to our births just because…

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zingy mini Lemon cupcakes (dairy-free)

As promised, here are some recipes for the beautiful mini Lemon cupcakes I made last weekend for some beautiful pregnant ladies. For 15 mini pop-in-your-mouth goodness, you’ll need: 63 g Pure Sunflower spread 63 g self-raising flour 63 g caster sugar 1 tbsp soya milk 1 large egg Grated zest of 1 lemon For the…

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Journey of a Birthday cake….in pictures

It’s my sisters birthday today and she ordered herself a cake from me. She knew what cake she wanted but left the flavour of the buttercream up to me! (Excited? Yah haaaa!). So I decided to go for something exciting. Not a flavour I’ve used recently but one we used a lot where I worked in…

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Melt in the mouth choco ‘n’ chilli cupcakes (Dairy free)

Just made these now (recipe inspired by the goddess herself from her book Domestic goddess). I have a couple of ladies coming over tomorrow for a private flow and wanted to make something for us to enjoy after class. Also the fact that my moon time is a day or two away contributed a LOT…

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Christmas cupcakes (Dairy-free)

A very light, melt in the mouth fluffy number inspired by goddess Nigella Yummy yummy in my tummy 😉 so let’s get to it. For this you’ll need: 150g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp mixed ground spice pinch of salt 100g Sunflower spread (dairy-free) 120g dark brown…

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