When Things Don’t Go As Planned

Two years ago, the Elizabeth Harris range was about to launch with Home Bargains, I was excited about what the next few years held. The range launched and sold well, I was happy. A year later we were moving house, taking on a renovation project, it was equally exciting as well as a little daunting. […]

4 Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Cake

If you are newly engaged, or in the throes of planning a wedding, you will be awash with helpful tips, Pinterest boards, and everyone from your Mum to the lady in the post office giving you their ideas. My first piece of advice is this; Stop, take a breathe and remember – it’s your day, […]

How to make Perfect Flapjacks

Baking for friends or a family tea time is something I really enjoy. There’s something satisfying about baking something which is gobbled up by happy faces in no time! Flapjacks are always a crowd pleaser in our home. I recently added this Flapjack Tutorial to my YouTube channel, it’s been really popular. Flapjacks are one […]

Tips for Choosing a Wedding Cake… Let The Journey Begin.

When planning a Wedding and choosing Wedding Cake can be approached in different ways. For some people, planning a Wedding is the fulfilment of a lifelong dream, for others, it feels stressful and like one long to do list….. (any of that sound familiar?) We meet couples who fall into both ends of this spectrum […]

Colleagues not competitors

9 years ago I worked at Slattery’s: a Patissier & Chocolatier based in Manchester. My role involved decorating cakes for their bespoke cakes made to order. It was a fantastic job and I learnt a great amount. The owner of Slattery’s once said something to me that has stayed with me. I still think about often. We were talking about […]

Penelope’s Peppa.

It’s the eve of my little girl’s second birthday, and whilst I would love to dedicate hours upon hours to creating her the perfect cake, my reality is not that, I have a large Harry Potter themed wedding cake on this weekend with Golden snitch cake pops to go with it, along with other orders. […]

A Year In Review

I know I’m late on this bandwagon but there was a lot of change in 2015 for me, we changed name  from Lizzies Larder to Elizabeth Harris, launched our lovely new website, and  had our busiest month to date in October, I barely came up for breath and you know what, I thrived on it! […]

Creating Showstoppers

A night to remember! We will be doing a workshop evening to hep you create you own bit of wow factor to christmas day. I’ve put some examples below of novelty christmas cake, although these will not be the exact one we do it will give you an idea of what were going to create.     […]

A little project with a big company.

Last week I was contacted by one of our big UK supermarkets to be involved in a promotion in their run up to the Great British Bake Off Final. The theme… Fake or Bake? Could you tell the difference between a shop bought cake and a home made one just by looking at a picture? […]