Browsing All Posts filed under »Baking«

My New Favourite Brownies

February 28, 2014

38

If I sign up for a brownie, this is the one that I want.

Brioche Balls

February 19, 2014

24

Buttery brioche bites.

This is how we roll

November 17, 2013

29

A batch of soft rolls that you can get into your face in less than an hour.

Strawberry Shortcake

September 20, 2013

20

Not a pink 1970's rag doll but a rich, open-weave scone drenched with strawberries and cream.

Blackberry Jam and a Breakfast Cake

September 3, 2013

21

The idea for this cake came to me as I woke up this morning. I leapt out of bed declaring that I wanted some sort of breakfast cake. Is that even a thing?

The Aga Tarts

August 2, 2013

13

You know how this works by now: I tell you a meandering tale by way of recipe foreplay then insert a money shot to keep your interest. Today though…because my final images are being saved for the Autumn edition of Aga Living Magazine you will have to make do with one of my ‘practice tarts’ […]

Caramel Apple Tarts

March 11, 2013

10

These were destined to be apple and ginger, but they became caramel apple tarts and I can't see anyone complaining.

Hot Soft Pretzels

February 16, 2013

36

Hot, soft, buttery, cinnamon sugar-coated pretzels - twisted and dipped by George.

Oat & Almond Crumble Cookies

January 30, 2013

24

I usually just make half a batch of these oat and almond biscuits. A full plateful would be too tempting, but don't let me stop you.

Every Flavour Puddings

January 5, 2013

25

No bogey flavour ones (these are not Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Beans): These are my Every Flavour Puddings.

Clementine Madeleines

December 6, 2012

26

These are a nice alternative to a mince pie. They give you that 'chocolate orange vibe' without having to tap-it-and-unwrap-it.

Dulce de Leche Brownies

November 19, 2012

46

Super gloopy, caramel filled chocolate brownies.

Brendan’s Normandy Apple Tart

October 29, 2012

13

I spent Friday at the Seasoned Cookery School on a 'Brilliant Bakes' course hosted by Brendan, finalist in 2012's Great British Bake Off. The day started off very well with a slab of Brendan's homemade granola slice and a cup of tea.

Courgette and Chorizo Tarts

September 30, 2012

30

Tasty little individual tarts made with a thyme and parmesan pastry then filled with courgette and chorizo.

Plum Cake {Cheese Cake}

September 15, 2012

17

I took one bowlful of Victoria Plums from our little tree and turned them into a tray bake that has allusions of being a cheesecake.

Apple and Salted Caramel Focaccia

September 5, 2012

18

It's focaccia, but not as we know it.

Marshmallow Pavlova Cake

August 5, 2012

34

It's kind of marshmallow, doing an impression of a meringue, made into a fruity pavlova-style cake. You get me?

Honeyed Apricot Tarts

June 23, 2012

20

Lil' honey glazed apricot tarts. You can eat these in one mouthful. That's one of your five-a-day right there.

Espresso buns

May 29, 2012

23

With each coffee choc chip spirals you get a hit of smooth coffee flavour, the toothsome bite of fresh baked dough plus a sweet sticky mess of icing that gets all over your fingers. Espresso Rolls : Perfect for elevenses.