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Love Hate Bakery Specialty Baking – Online Ordering Now Available

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Just when you thought Love. Hate. Bake. couldn’t get any more exciting… Over the last few months Love. Hate. Bake. have quietly stepped into the world of the bake-to-order business, after requests poured… Read More

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This cake is retardedly awesome. My second time  attempting to relive the experience of this amazing cake, which as mentioned in a previous post I first found and fell in lust with at…

Pistachio Cupcakes with Banana Buttercream, Bake Date at Juniors’ Creepy Love Den

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This bake date I was mixing things up (mixing, like cupcakes, ha ha!), trading in (but not up!) Shana’s lovely company and kitchen, for our friend Junior’s, who wasn’t so keen on the… Read More

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I’ve spoken before about having to last-minute adapt recipe ideas to what’s readily available in Japan. My initial recipe for this bake date was intended to be a pear cupcake with feta cheese…

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Of all the many wild parties that come and go in Tokyo, my favourite night out is without a doubt FUCKING FRIDAY. Fucking Friday occurs every two months at Tokyo Salon Aoyama ,…

Neopolitan Cakes Baked in The Best Vanilla Cupcakes

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After our first epic-ly successful bake date  I was brimming with confidence for Round Two, and suggested to Shana that we go ahead and try two recipes each, because we’re so pretty and… Read More

Trotski and Ash

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Recently Love.Hate.Bake. had the pleasure of speaking with Sarah Trotter and Romy Ash, better known as super talented food blogging duo Trotski and Ash. Trotski and Ash are two girls from Melbourne, Australia,… Read More

Vegan Mango cupcakes with Vegan Avocado Buttercream Frosting

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The first time Shana and I got together for a  bakedate, I decided to try a recipe I’d had in mind for a while. It came to me after drinking one of the… Read More

Pick Your Poison Bake Shop Las Vegas

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Co-author Shana Graves and myself love cupcakes. We love cupcakes a lot. We bake them, eat them, take pictures of them, read about them, write about them and tell our friends about them.… Read More

Love.Hate.Bake.

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Welcome to Love. Hate. Bake. We are two writers, Ella Jean, an Australian, and Shana Graves, a Canadian, both living in Tokyo, Japan. We are cupcake enthusiasts, cafe nerds, and lovers of good… Read More