I’m honoured to be hosting this month’s Sweet Adventures Blog Hop! The dessert blog hop challenges is such a fun way to share recipes and meet new bloggers.

This month’s theme is *drumroll*: Childhood Favourites

One of my favourite childhood memories is my Mum letting my sister and I choose a special cake for each birthday. I would pour through the Australian Women’s Weekly Children’s Birthday Cake Book and pick out a whimsical cake for my darling mother to bake. My Mum made some amazing cakes with lots of lolly decorations and brightly coloured buttercream icing.

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Sharing Teddy Bear Cupcakes with my pre-school pals for my 4th Birthday. 

This month’s blog hop is all about sharing one of your favourite childhood sweet treats, but reinventing with an adult twist. Take that classic dessert that you loved as a kid and bring it to the next level. It’s an opportunity to get a little creative. You could deconstruct the best elements and make a more abstract version, like finger bun ice cream. Want to get a little crazy? Make it bigger Willy Wonka style with a super sized Kit Kat.  You could also make it really adult by boozing up a classic school yard snack, like a Baileys YoGo.

Your homework for tonight is to think about your favourite childhood treats while watching cartoons way past your bed time.

The details:

Theme: ‘Childhood Favourites’ – Reinventing your favourite sweet treats from your childhood.

Hostess: Sophie from the The Sticky and Sweet

Hop opens: Monday 17th February 2014, 9 am (Australian Eastern Standard Time, Sydney)

Hop closes: Friday 21 February 2014, 11.59 pm (AEST)

How to participate:
Make a dessert fitting the theme for the month, post your creation on your blog during the week of the blog hop.

Visit the hostess’s dessert post when it goes live follow the instructions to link up.

Hop through all the themed creations to discover new recipes and new blogs.

Sweet Adventures Blog Hop is a monthly dessert link-up. Each month there is a new theme and the hop is open to anyone who blogs recipes. SABH is run by JJ from 84th & 3rd and regular guest hostesses.