This weather means summer is officially over, and Autumn in London can begin! Hopefully soon we’ll see orangey brown leaves falling and foods filled with delicious spices! To celebrate Autumn in London, I made this Honey Pumpkin Cake (adapted from Sally’s Baking Addiction) with it’s warming spices and heady aroma, it disappeared very quickly! … Continue reading Honey Pumpkin Cake
This cake reminds me of honeyed spice cake, very moist, but not too dense. It’s actually quite light and fluffy, with a gorgeously sweet Biscoff-Maple glaze! The Recipe: Ingredients: 130g plain flour 45g cocoa powder 1 tsp ground cinammon 3/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/2 tsp baking powder Pinch of salt 55g dark brown sugar … Continue reading Chocolate Spice Cake
This weather is craaaayzee! Horrible and cold, snow and rain. PLEASE bring the spring soon! To comfort myself on another cold night, I decided to spice it up with an ingredient I don’t normally use… Ginger. I was inspired by the Domestic Sluttery Just Desserts theme of Fred and Ginger. Of course, every Ginger needs … Continue reading Chocolate ginger sandwiches
Morning! I’ve got the perfect breakfast post for you today, and it’s Pumpkin-themed, what better?! I’ve missed big american-style breakfasts on my healthy eating kick, so I thought I’d give it a go, and i’m happy I did because I had 2 very yummy breakfasts this weekend. First up, Pumpkin Pancakes These were delish! The … Continue reading Pumpkin Pancakes and Porridge
Morning all, I think 10am calls for a spot of brunch… what do you think?! This is the brunch I made for New Years Day: Enough to feed 15? More like 50! I laid on a huge spread, starting off with bagels, crumpets, spreads and dips, working our way onto cheese and crackers and crisps, … Continue reading Brunch Baking
Happy Tuesday Cake Snobs! If, like me, you have a genuine Tuesday face, (sad and droopy) this post should cheer you up! Continuing on my healthy eating theme (I’ve now lost a stone and a half in 12 weeks) and feeling a bit american, this weekend I made the classic american dessert Pumpkin Pie. With … Continue reading Healthy Pumpkin Pie
Hi Cake Snobs! As some of you may know, I’ve changed my diet since the end of August this year to try and be a bit healthier. Of course i’m still making/baking cupcakes which means still having a taste but it means that the other aspects of my diet are better. Yesterday I reached my Club 10 award … Continue reading Healthy Baking 2
I don’t know about you, but here in England we dont usually bake our porridge! However, I wanted to try something different, and after looking around on Pinterest, I decided to do my own twist on the very American “baked oatmeal!” This recipe has no sugar (you can add your own as I did!) and … Continue reading Baked Blueberry and Raspberry Porridge
New post is up on Groupon – to make these gluten free I replaced the all-purpose flour with gluten free and added a tsp Xantan gum. Enjoy Cake Snobs! PS: best enjoyed hot from the oven! Recipe: Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking … Continue reading Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins!
These blueberry muffins are gorgeous, and of course I had to put my own spin on them! Recipe: 1 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 1/3 cup milk 1 cup fresh blueberries For topping: 1/2 cup white sugar 1/3 … Continue reading Crusty blueberry and cinnammon muffins!