Strip Strip Hooray

Strip Strip Hooray Dita Von Teese Burlesque Show - Miss Charlotte Cake

When I knew Dita von Teese was bringing her Strip Strip Hooray show to Australia I didn’t think twice about booking flights to get my booty over there. There was no way I was missing the queen do her thang onstage while she was so close to New Zealand. I …

Macarons & Macaroons – Part One

Macarons & Macaroons - Miss Charlotte Cake

As a baker, it can get a little tedious having to explain the difference and pronunciation between ‘macarons’ & macaroons’. Macaron pronounced – ‘mac-a-ron’ As a baker, it can get a little tedious having to explain the difference and pronunciation between a ‘macaron’ and a macaroon’. Two completely different biscuits …

Brown Butter Frosting Recipe

Brown Butter Frosting Recipe - Miss Charlotte Cake

If you haven’t tried this Brown Butter Frosting Recipe then you haven’t really lived…  Now, brown butter on its own can be used in absolutely anything (savoury or sweet) to add a deeper, rich and nutty taste. I’ve used brown butter in cookies and cake recipes before and it’s so delicious. …

Homemade Salted Caramel Recipe

Homemade Salted Caramel Recipe - Miss Charlotte Cake

The second I see something ‘salted caramel’ flavoured I must have it. That’s basically how this salted caramel recipe came to be.  Now is the time you wished you had kept all those glass jars you put in the recycling bin right? Well if you don’t have any spares lying around …

Products I’m Currently Loving…

I'm currently loving - Christine H Mcconnell - Miss Charlotte Cake

Things I’m currently loving include… This Sierra Rose Pastel Striped Apron Now I’m not usually a big fan of pastels but I couldn’t look away from this cute little thing. It also has pockets. Bonus! This Deer Arrow Spellbound Rose Brooch This classic image from Beauty & The Beast has …

A Fresh Peach Pie Recipe & A Colourful Vintage Dress

Peach Pie - Miss Charlotte Cake

Warm, fruity pies remind me of cooler nights because who doesn’t want to round off their Autumn/Winter evening with a nice, warm peach pie? This recipe is a fresh peach pie with the addition of raspberries on top. I’ve used less pastry for this recipe by having an open top …