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Custard Cream Biscuit Freakshake by Nikki McWilliams

Biscuit Freakshakes

Inspired by Australian cafe, Pâtissez‘s totally awesome and rather monstrous milkshakes (quite aptly nicknamed, “Freakshakes” which we’ll be calling them from now) we had a go at making our own. There’s nothing we like more than getting creative with our favourite biscuits- especially when the results are edible! We invented 3 varieties- the first (pictured above and below) is our Custard…

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DIY Tunnocks Teacake Festive Wreath

DIY Tunnocks Teacake Festive Wreath

I posted an instagram of this year’s Tunnocks inspired festive DIY yesterday (last year’s Teacake Christmas Puddings are still one of my most popular pins EVER!)- and I wanted to share a few pointers on how I made my festive Tunnocks Teacake Wreath. This is the first living wreath that I’ve attempted to make- and It was much less tricky…

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Christmas 2015 Last Order Dates

Christmas 2015 Last Order Dates

It’s that time of year again! Things are getting seriously festive here at Biscuit HQ– we’ve got a batch of gingerbread in the oven and our winter favourite cinnamon Chai is brewing in the kitchen. To make sure that you’ve got all of the info you need to plan your Christmas shopping– we’ve made a note of the worldwide last…

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Our Biscuit Cruise – Part 2

Our Biscuit Cruise – Part 2

Thanks to everyone who got in touch via social media about Part 1 of my Thomson Holidays #BiscuitCruise post- I’m so glad you enjoyed reading about our adventures! In the second installment of our journey we sailed from Naples onto Citavecchia (for Rome), the little town of Ajaccio on the French Island of Corsica and lastly to Palamos in mainland Spain….

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Our Biscuit Cruise – Part 1

Our Biscuit Cruise – Part 1

What a week we’ve had! Those who follow us on social media will have seen snippets of our adventures across the Western Med- on our Biscuit Cruise with Thomson Holidays! Our goal: to seek out the best local teatime treats from across 6 (count ’em!) destinations in the space of one week- using the grand Thomson Dream as our rather…

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Inside the Biscuit Tin #4 Tunnocks Teacake Christmas Puddings

Inside the Biscuit Tin #4 Tunnocks Teacake Christmas Puddings

With Christmas only 4 weeks away we’re getting properly into the festive mood here at Biscuit Towers! We’re always looking for seasonal ways to pay tribute to the loves in life- which obviously has to include the noble Tunnocks Teacake– which inspired us to create our best-selling cushions! These little Christmas puds are super easy to do and make an excellent…

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NEW: Golden Custard Cream Foil Prints

NEW: Golden Custard Cream Foil Prints

This week we launched something brand new in our online store: The Golden Custard Cream! The Custard Cream is truly one of the most classic biscuit tin favourites- with our Custard Cream Cushion still being amongst our top sellers after its launch in early 2011. Our new Golden Custard Cream Foil Prints are the perfect way to add a touch…

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Dancing Teacakes – Commonwealth Games 2014 Highlights

Dancing Teacakes – Commonwealth Games 2014 Highlights

This summer, Glasgow (our spiritual home) is hosting the 2014 Commonwealth Games.  The much anticipated Opening Ceremony hit the world’s TV screens this Wednesday evening, and was an undoubted riot of Scottish-ness. The highlight of the Opening Ceremony (and perhaps even of the year?!) has got to be the cavalcade of giant dancing Tunnocks Teacakes that surrounded a tartan-clad John…

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Happy Creative Birthday to Us!

Happy Creative Birthday to Us!

Time flies, when you’re having fun eh? Tomorrow, we’ll be celebrating a very special creative birthday. Our Teacake Cushion is 4 years old! I can’t quite believe how much our brand has grown over the past few years and continue to be totally amazed and overwhelmed by the level of support and loyalty our customers show us on a daily…

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New in Store: Biscuit Mini Charm Necklaces

New in Store: Biscuit Mini Charm Necklaces

After soft-launching our Biscuit Mini-Charm Necklaces in December 2013 with the introduction of our Custard Cream and Bourbon Necklaces (which made The Guardian’s acclaimed Christmas Gift Guide) I’m so pleased to be able to share a whole heap of brand new Biscuit Necklaces with you! We now have 8 Biscuit Mini-Charm Necklaces– with the addition of the following: Rich Tea Finger…

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