I’ve recently found myself to be so busy baking cakes I’ve had no time to keep my blog up to date with new recipes. I’ve decided to close this blog and just focus on my cake business Sweet Bliss Bakes. I will post any new recipes on my Sweet Bliss Bakes site – Thank … Continue reading

Lemon and Raspberry Cupcakes

Raspberry is a perfect complement to lemon and these lemon and raspberry cupcakes are light and very moreish… Ingredients 100g Butter, softened 120g Self Raising Flour 2 Tablespoons Cornflour 110g Caster Sugar 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder 2 Medium eggs, beaten 3 Tablespoons Milk Zest of 1 lemon Method Pre-heat the oven to 160c Beat all the … Continue reading

Easy Luxury Mince Pies

Home-made mince pies are always super scrumptious but here’s an easy way to pimp your mincemeat and take your mince pies to the next level… I started with a 410g jar of shop bought mincemeat. I scooped it out into a bowl and added:- A handful of chopped walnuts 50g dried whole cranberries Zest of … Continue reading

Easter Biscuits

My grandmother always made Easter Biscuits at this time of year and they were truly scrumptious. Now I’m a grandmother I bake them and always think of her as I do. I’ve no idea where she got the recipe from originally but she was an early member of the WI so possibly from there and I’ve  … Continue reading

Rosewater Cupcakes

Rosewater Cupcakes for Mother’s Day Rosewater gives a lovely delicate taste to cakes and is perfect for a cupcake. The recipe will give 10 – 12 cupcakes which are lovely for an afternoon tea – just right for mum on Mother’s Day. Alternatively, serve them in vintage bone china tea cups or put them in … Continue reading

Marmalade Madeira Cake

I love marmalade at this time of year and make my own when I can. I’ve recently had a craving for a really moist marmalade cake but I’ve had to make this three times to get exactly what I wanted! It’s basically a madeira cake recipe with marmalade, orange zest and orange juice added which … Continue reading