Lemon, Blueberry and White Chocolate Drip Cake

Drip cakes look complicated but are actually quite easy to make as the finish doesn’t have to look perfect and they can be covered with lots of sweet treats. They make a perfect celebration cake for any occasion. To make a Blueberry, Lemon and White Chocolate Drip Cake For the sponges:- 400g softened butter 400g … 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

Top Tips For Perfect Cupcakes

Cupcakes are still as popular as ever and rightly so. They are perfect miniature cakes and come with such a variety of flavours and toppings, they could never really become boring. There are a mult… Source: Top Tips For Perfect Cupcakes

Carrot, Apricot and Walnut Cake

Sometimes a picture just doesn’t do a cake justice and this is one of those times. I found this cake so moreish I couldn’t stop to take a photo so it was very rushed! If you like carrot cake this is a very moist one with loads of flavour…. Carrot, Apricot and Walnut Cake Ingredients … 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