Browsing All Posts filed under »Cake«

Carrot Cakes

March 21, 2016

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I had fun making these cakes for this month’s Center Parcs blog. I’ve wanted to share these mini carrot cakes with you for a while. It’s a failsafe recipe and they are very moist and moreish, especially with the tangy cream cheese frosting. Instead of my usual standby of making cakes and sticking mini eggs on […]

The Easiest Coconut & Lime Loaf

March 5, 2016

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Oh my. Have I got a back catalogue building up? Yes…yes I have. I keep developing and jotting down recipes. Testing, eating, altering, trying again. I write them up in draft and just don’t get around to taking a photo and posting them on here. Here’s one to be going on with. As with most […]

Lemon Loaf Cake

May 25, 2015

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Sometimes you just need a no-nonsense cake. One for the weekend, obligingly providing slices of dense, butteriness with every cup of tea. One for when friends are calling in and you want to offer sustenance, but nothing too fussy. One to wrap in foil and take on a camping trip or to stuff into a rucksack for a walk on […]

Gingerbread

December 21, 2014

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This old fashioned Gingerbread tastes more delicious than the simple recipe has any right to. Sometimes the old ones are the best.

Much Ado About Muffins

August 2, 2014

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I have written this solely for the purposes of calling a post 'Much Ado About Muffins'. It's all I got.

Apple Cake

March 23, 2014

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Like carrot cake, but nicer…and without the carrots.

My New Favourite Brownies

February 28, 2014

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

Strawberry Shortcake

September 20, 2013

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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

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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?

Every Flavour Puddings

January 5, 2013

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

Clementine Madeleines

December 6, 2012

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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

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Super gloopy, caramel filled chocolate brownies.

Plum Cake {Cheese Cake}

September 15, 2012

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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.

Soft Raspberry Coconut Ice

April 26, 2012

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This Raspberry Coconut Ice from Dan Lepard tastes good, it's pretty, easy to make and you don't need to cook it. I like that it's kind of retro too.

Triple Orange Drizzle

April 17, 2012

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A loaf cake flavoured with orange, moistened with orange and golden syrup and drizzled with orange icing.

Raspberry Coconut Macaroons

April 7, 2012

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The idea of smooshing fresh raspberries into a simple coconut macaroon is inspired. These are delicious: fruity, soft and chewy all at the same time.

It’s all about the cake

March 18, 2012

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The sun shone yesterday for the annual Spring Fair at George’s School. The children threw sponges, bobbed for apples, bought magic wands and ate cake pops. For the adults tea was served, jewellery was made and spring flowers were on offer. But we all know what the main event is at a school fair. The […]

Rhubarb and Custard Cakes

January 14, 2012

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The concept of these cakes popped up inside my brain one night whilst I was trying, unsuccessfully, to get to sleep. My best ideas often appear that way. I wanted to use the new season British Timperley Rhubarb that had just appeared in the shops (as suggested by Claire) and it made sense to add […]

Brandy Christmas Pudding Pops

December 9, 2011

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Have you had enough of cake pops yet? I think I have. But I decided to share these anyway. I know how you like it when baking goes bad. I had good intentions. I decided to make them for a New Years Eve party and I thought I could make good use of a McVities […]