Fiona cairns buttercream recipes

Coffee, cardamon and walnut cake - gluten free

Coffee, cardamon and walnut cake - gluten free

For the latest meeting of South Lancashire Clandestine Cake Club I once again was inspired to bake from a Fiona Cairns recipe book, this bake is from her latest "Seasonal Baking" which is a stunning book and contains some wonderful looking cakes and bakes
Butterscotch Cake with caramel hazelnut whisps

Butterscotch Cake with caramel hazelnut whisps

Another birthday in the house and The Birthday book by Fiona Cairns comes out to play again this time chosen by charlie is a Butterscotch cake with caramel whisps looks so elegant but scary as well with the tall spikes of caramel
Wallace and Gromit's BIG Bake for CookBlogShare

Wallace and Gromit's BIG Bake for CookBlogShare

This year baking queen Fiona Cairns has been announced as this years BIG Bake ambassador. Today I am sharing with you the Sticky Toffee Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Buttercream
Liquorice Allsorts Cake

Liquorice Allsorts Cake

I once again turned to what is rapidly becoming one of my baking bibles - The Birthday Cake Book by Fiona Cairns for the underlying liquorice toffee cake recipe and liquorice toffee buttercream and then came up with a simple bright pink fondant topping with a black fondant ring inset in the top of the cake and then decorated with assorted liquorice allsorts
Caramel Cake

Caramel Cake

My first approach was a classic salted caramel buttercream based on a Fiona Cairns recipe. The biggest challenge was going to be the buttercream
Sticky Toffee Cupcakes

Sticky Toffee Cupcakes

Having made the royal wedding cake designer, Fiona Cairns' recipe before from her fabulous book Bake & Decorate, I have come up with my own version adapted from a Masterchef recipe
A Rugby Ball Cake and Birthday Celebrations

A Rugby Ball Cake and Birthday Celebrations

a Battenberg, closely following Fiona Cairn's Recipe. For the buttercream icing. The countdown to Christmas can never truly begin until we've celebrated my brother and sister's birthdays, three days apart at the end of November
Sticky Toffee Cupcakes

Sticky Toffee Cupcakes

Another Fiona Cairns recipe. Sticky toffee cupcakes with salted caramel buttercream icing. The recipe gave two different options of method for the buttercream
Luscious Lemon Glitter ball cake for Strictly come baking !

Luscious Lemon Glitter ball cake for Strictly come baking !

The inspiration for the lemon curd, cream and crumbled meringue filling comes from Fiona Cairns. This is my first venture into cake pops, I made mine using a lemon flavoured yogurt cake, crumbed and mixed with vanilla buttercream