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Valentine’s Sweet Treats || MagpieMagpie Bakes

Hello Lovelies. It’s that time of year again, let’s talk Valentine’s Sweet Treats. I have a mix of everything, from basic to kinda sorta “skilled”. I think the recipes are easy enough to follow and one of two are so super easy they could be done on the day.
They are all full of sugar of course, but next year I might try a few sugar free and gluten free recipes. I love sugar, but it’s good to have choices and I have baking so if you have any ideas let me know!

Valentine’s Popcorn

This is a favourite in our home as we love movies and cuddling up on the couch. I do this popcorn every valentines and its always a winner. All you need is popping kernels (or microwave popcorn) Harry Bo with the hearts and rings, and pink red and purple smarties. The only thing some of you might not like in this “recipe” is the picking out of the colours.

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Halloween Bake Ideas ||MagpieMagpie Blog


Hi Lovelies. Let’s talk Halloween Bake Ideas. We know I love a bit of baking, and halloween is a great time to experiment. They are meant to look creepy and ghoulish, so if you mess up just stick some frosting on and ur good to go.  If you’ve been on my instagram you will know I’ve gone OTT on Halloween this year! I go a bit OTT every year, but this year Dunnes had some great Halloween bits, so it set me off. Here’s a few links to other Halloween inspired post, 7 Vampie Lippies for Halloween, Last Minute Halloween Bakes, and The Freezer Spell.

Todays post is a few simple halloween bake ideas. Every year I do a bit of baking and of course this year was no different. We are here for bakes thought, so here we go!

Halloween Bake Ideas – Black Velvet Cupcakes

This recipe was a bit too “American” for me to be honest, but it was worth a try, it turn out really well. If you have any alliterative recipes pop a comment below. I love trying out new ones. I used THIS recipe for the cupcake and THIS for the topping.

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Super Last Minute Halloween Bake Ideas |


So you’ve decided to have a Halloween party at the last and now your up shit creek with no paddle! We’ll I’ve got you covered!

So lets start with decorations. Its’s too late know to go art college on it so pop to your local pound shop and get yourself some web, the one I got was called Scary Spiders Web and it came in green and white. You’ll also need some thumb tacs, mine are rose gold but a matching colour of the web would be best!



Now all you have to do is go mental with it! The best thing about this is you can really streach it out so one pack goes a long way! I’d go for any corners, where spiders like to be, and then just go mad.

I shouldn’t need to mention this, but you will clearly need pumpkins…


I will always have some sort of food so I decided to add the webbing around the table. I loved how it turned out and would highly recommend you try it! Continue Reading

Boutique Bake

If you follow me on Instagram you will know I enjoy backing. You will also see that I have become obsessed with an Irish company called Boutique Bake. It was created by best friends Catherine and Suzanne who are from Dublin. They use only the finest, honest ingredients and don’t add any crap. I spotted their products in my local super valu, I was very taken with their packaging and once I saw it was made in Ireland, and even better Dublin I was on it like a fly on shit!ollow me on Instagram you will know I enjoy backing. You will also see that I have become obsessed 


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