Saturday, 31 December 2016

Last post of 2016-New Year's Eve Special

Hey guys!

Before you read this post, I am kindly asking if you could take a minute to go over to the following link of BBB's and I's collaboration. We worked really hard on it and appreciated it if you saw our!  

Yes, two posts in one day. As my Dad would say "I'm not easy for pulling two off". This year has been a massive explosion of fun, changes,excitement,fall outs,admiration,discovering new things and PLENTY more baking.All of which, I've happily shared on my blog as well as on others. 2016 has been filled with both sadness and happiness as well as the year's most highlighted moments.

Below is a highlighted list of the recipes I've baked for every month in 2016:

January: Ginger Sponge Cake

February: Pankcake Day Special

March: Honeycomb and Cream Cupcakes

April: Berry Crumble Traybake

May: Triple Chocolate Cookies

June: Perfect Picnic Collaboration with BBB

July: No Bake Nutella Bars

August: Bunting Cake

September: Sparkly Star Biscuits

October: Apple Crumble Cupcakes

November: Bonfire Night Special(brownies)

December: Funfetti Cupcakes(for my birthday)

I hope you enjoyed this little post I put together and enjoiyed 2016 altogether!!

Before this post ends:

Remember and watch moments of 2016

Zoe's last video of Blogmas:

•What's your New Years' Resolution? Let me know in the comments below!

• Don't forget to follow me on my Snapchat! In exchange, I'll follow you back.😊
Username: BakingBoutique

Check out my festive collaboration of 2016 with BBB here!
Once again, a Happy New Year from BakingBoutique and I'll see you sometime in the new year!😜

Love you guys!😘💗💗🎉🎇
#sweetreats xxxxx 

Festimas Post No.3 (my final one) BBB's and my Christmas Party

Hey guys!

I express regret(apologize) for failing to upload that promised post on Wednesday. I were obliged to attend a family gathering,arriving home far too late that evening to write up the blog post. Supposedly, this year's Festimas, hasn't been BakingBoutique's greatest,consistently-wise. Therefore, my apologies. To settle this post on a happier note, BBB and I have demonstrated both resilience and persistence to fulfill  Festimas for this year. You can find her side of the collaboration up at the link at the end of the post. Without further ado...


What accompanies a room brimming with people is food. Therefore, BBB and I have deliberated a menu of sweet buffet food to serve our guests of the evening. Let us know what you think about it in the comments below. Hope you enjoy it!

First off are Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites . If you're unaware, Zoe released a "Quick and Easy Festive Treats" video. This included this truffle recipe which I especially admired the look of. They're SUPER quick and easy to make. So, why not?

For these cheesecake bites, you'll require:

A pack of ginger  nut biscuits

125g of cream cheese

Sprinkles to decorate

1 bar of dark chocolate


First and foremost, crush your biscuits until they're minimum breadcrumbs.

Following on, incorporate the cream cheese. Work your hands to gather the breadcrumbs up into a firm ball. Afterwards,take small fragments of dough and roll them into around 3 cm balls,setting them on a lined baking tray. Once you've rolled out all the dough, place them in the fridge to set for approximately half an hour.

Once they've set, prepare the coating for the balls by melting the chocolate, stirring frequently to avoid any burning or.

Utilizing  a toothpick or cocktail sticks, poke it into the bites. dipping into the chocolate,gently tapping at the side of the bowl, to remove any excess chocolate. Place back onto the parchment paper and immediately top with sprinkles. Repeat until all the bites are coated.Once again refrigerate for roughly 15 minutes or once the chocolate has set. Pop onto a plate and Volia!

Succeeding from the bites,  are Chocolate Orange Cookies. Previosuly, I have made these  for last year's Festimas.  This shall be left at your disperse at a link below.

Last up is my best loved version of Rocky Road.

For this I used:

200g of dark chocolate

150g of mini marshmallows

175g of blanched nuts

2-3 tbsp of golden syrup (I substituted it for honey as I ran out of golden syrup).

Simply, melt the butter and dark chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water until melted,adding in the honey and stirring. Leave to cool for 10 minutes before adding in those mini marshmallows and my healthy option of blanched nuts,which I believed complemented well with the other ingredients. Once complete, leave in the fridge to set for roughly...two hours I'd say before taking out to serve. I'd recommend taking it out at least an 1 hour later as it tastes insane when it's chilled.

With a feast fit for a king, onto the decorations.

My main source of decorations actually had been the internet. And no, I didn't go and throw a Amazon Haul for Christmas Decorations. I mean online. On Google Images. And printed them off.

One I liked the look of and actually utilized in decoration was this one:→
It's particularly Christmassy and goes well with the theme (not that we have one,exactly).

This particular decoration, once again was aided by google Images but actually is handmade.

All the other decorations are left to BBB. I decided to give BBB more freedom in decorating the party, as you've all already seen my crafting skills in the last collaboration.

The ending result.

As well as this being enthralling,this also happens to be scary as we're finally showing our viewers the ending result. For all we know, you may not like it. Either way, here it goes...



Prior to this post ending...

Here's the link of BBB's side of the collaboration: My side of OUR Christmas Party

A new video of Alex which brings back all of his highlights through his YouTube channel this year!!!😄😜😝

The best Christmas Present I've ever received besides my tablet and Linea purse:

DIY a dreamy canopy bed- I WANNA do this so bad!
I'm so sad about Camilla leaving 5H. I'll miss her.😭

One of the other reasons of my absence of this book is due to the workings of a new book I'm writing up titled "Stolen Heart". 

If you're already a member of Storybird, go and check it out. It's age category is "TWEEN". If you're not yet signed up to Storybird,yet you love writing,what are you waiting for? Sign up here!

Speaking of missing Camilla, I actually am a fan of her collaboration with MGK with their hit song, Bad Things!

Don't forget to follow me on SnapChat with the name : BakingBoutique/ @sweetreats

Happy New Years Eve! xxxx 😙😗


Monday, 26 December 2016

Reason for my absence over the past week

Hi guys!

First up, thanks for watching my very short-termed take on Festimas. As you know already, I very much appreciate it and to show my appreciation for your visit to my blog, I shall follow your blog in return. Just leave the links of your  blogs below in order for me to follow.

Secondly, this post is reason for my absence over the past week and why I haven't exactly replied to comments or commented on fellow bloggers' posts. This is due to a family vacation away. I journeyed abroad on a Eastern Caribbean Cruise for a week with both my parents, exploring the small,tropical islands of the Caribbean such as Aruba, Bonaire, Grenada and so forth. Just to inform you that I did contact BBB, notifying her of my absence which is why SHE hasn't proceeded her side of Blogmas as it was  a joint collaboration. But fear not, everything will be back to normal by the New Year and the conclusion of BBB's and my Blogmas shall commence on Wednesday.😊😊 Until then Merry Christmas and happy holidays!!

#sweetreats xxx