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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

December is finally here and with the beginning of Advent yesterday, it does seem like festivity is in the air already. (For those of you who aren’t aware, Advent is a season observed in many Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas).…

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The year that was!

In just about a month, we’ll be almost ready to bid 2017 adieu. And the year for us at Lavonne has been exciting, adventurous, and filled with loads of learning and experimenting. If you’re an avid baker and blogger, chances are you’ve already seen a roundup list of the year’s favourite dessert/baking trends, and while…

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Drip is hip!

In the world of cake decoration, there is something new and fascinating trending every other day. Not too long ago, gravity defying cakes were the talk of the town. Soon enough, buttercream flowers replaced fondant ones on wedding cakes. In the meanwhile, naked berry cakes were making quite the fashionable statement. And right now, drip…

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The Art of Buttercream Decoration

So your cake’s out of the oven and has cooled down. You could either eat it, as is, the plain-Jane way, or you could make it look like heaven before you and your guests devour it. All it takes to deck up your cake is some buttercream, which is so versatile and can sit atop…

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Buttercream Basics

On their own, cakes are sinful indulgences — but it’s the gooey layers of luscious buttercream that make them a heavenly delight. That’s perhaps why cheesy compliments like “You’re a beautiful cupcake in a world full of muffins”, does in fact make complete sense, at least especially to someone who knows the magic of swirls…

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