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The vibrant, outdoor humanist Ceremony of Lou & Ben…

Vibrant Outdoor Wedding with Homemade touches…

Happy Friday peeps!!

Its nearly the weekend and to finish off another fab week back at Mr & Mrs Unique HQ, I want to revisit a wedding we showcased in our most recent Mr & Mrs Unique Magazine.. the awesome wedding of Lou & Ben!!

Photographed by Mr & Mrs Unique supplier Binky Nixon, this is possibly is one of my favourite weddings… The bride Lou added homemade touched including lots of her incredible cakes (she is the baker at A Little Piece of Cupcake)

This is definitely a wedding to check out, share the love and tell me what are your favourite bits.. I would love to know! For me there was a few! I loved the outdoor ceremony under a willow tree and walking out under the colourful bunting, the triumphant homemade cake table, the taco street food and who can not LOVE those flowers!!! **Swoon** Enjoy…

Name of the couple: Ben and Lou

Wedding Venue & Reception: Nether Winchendon House

Lousie & Ben…

Lou & Ben Binky Nixon Photography_0004

Tell us how you met and got engaged…

We met at school, Ben was the year above me and I always liked him, but it wasn’t till 4 years later we got together after bumping into each other on a night out.

We got engaged in Goa in December 2012, it was

A Little Piece of Cupcake… Chocolate Cake Recipe

Little Piece of Cupcake Cake_0001 Photos by Binky Nixon Photography

Naked Chocolate Cake…

Recently we launched our first Mr & Mrs Unique Online Magazine and Im pleased to say that tons of people have stopped by to read it and we’ve had lots of lovely feedback! We are currently working on our Autumn/Winter edition at  the moment, its going to be bursting to the brim of hot, amazing ideas and wedding inspiration!

If you have yet to look through the Spring/Summer edition you can do that here

Whilst going through the magazine the other day it reminded me of a lovely afternoon cake shoot I did with Louise from A Little Piece of Cupcake. The best thing about cake shoots is the fact you can eat them afterwards! Haha! Anyway, here Louise tells us her recipe for a naked chocolate cake… and yes it was demolished in a hour! Yum!


339g salted butter at room temperature

339g caster sugar

6 eggs

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

80g bourneville cocoa powder

339g plain flour

Pinch of salt

3 tsps baking powder

Cream Icing… 

300ml double cream

3 tbsp s icing sugar

Seeds from 1/2 vanilla pod


Black cherry or black currant preserve

What to do…

Prepare and line 3, round 8 inch baking tins with baking paper.

Set your oven to gas mark 4

Mix together your butter and