FancyBakers 17-Piece Cake Decorating Tip Set Review

Being a novice to cake decorating, previously I’d only used the ‘tube’ icing or a disposable plastic nozzle with a greaseproof paper bag which I made a total hash of! I decided that we really needed a complete set and when I was asked to review this set I jumped at the chance. When the set arrived it was in …

York Ginger-Bread another Way 1764

York Ginger-Bread another Way published in English Housewifery, 1764 Ingredients: 2 1/2 pounds of stale bread grated fine (but not dry’d) 2 pounds of fine powder sugar 1 ounce of cinnamon 1/2 ounce of mace 1/2 ounce of ginger 1/4 ounce of saunders (seems to be red sandalwood which was used as a food colouring …

Continental Hotel Waffles 1887

Continental Hotel Waffles published in 1887 in The White House Cookbook Ingredients 1 quart (550g) of sifted flour 3 teaspoonfuls of baking powder 1 teaspoonful of salt 1 teaspoonful of sugar 1 teaspoonful of melted butter 6 well beaten eggs 1 pint of sweet milk (this is just fresh milk)   Instructions: Put into one …

Spanish Omelette 1905

Spanish Omelette recipes published in 1905 in A Little Cook Book For A Little Girl Ingredients: 4 eggs 1 cup (200g) of cooked tomatoes 1 green pepper 1 slice of onion 1 teaspoonful of chopped parsley 1 teaspoonful of salt 3 shakes of pepper Cut the green pepper in half and take out all the …

Rice Pudding 1908 Recipe

This is a recipe published in 1908 in When Mother Lets Us Cook. 4 tablespoons of pudding rice 4 tablespoons of sugar Nutmeg (to taste) 1 quart (950ml) of milk   Take 4 tablespoons of rice and wash the rice by putting it into a sieve or strainer and let clean cold water run over …

Shaped Wax Crayons – Recycling

If you’ve got old broken crayons (who hasn’t?) rather than throw them away try recycling them. With a few things you can make novelty shaped crayons in just 15 minutes. Due to the heat involved this is not suitable for young children, the wax and bowl get very hot. I do have an alternative, more …

Hello And Welcome To Create, Make And Bake!

On our new blog and website we’ll be posting about new recipes and crafts that we’ve found and made! And if its close to a event like Christmas or Easter we’ll hopefully be posting about stuff to do with them as well! My name’s Abbiegail (11 years old) and will probably be the one to …