It’s well known that we Brits love tea time. Whether it’s tea and crumpets, or tea and cake, we’ll munch through it all! Today’s post is a lovely spiced tea cake recipe, perfect with a cup of tea when it’s cold outside. I added some dark chocolate and raspberries to top these off, but … Continue reading Winter Tea Cakes
A summery update on the usual pineapple upside down cake, this cake was made dairy and gluten free for a special person’s birthday, although of course it works just as well with butter and plain flour! I underestimated the amount of fruit i’d need as well, so i’ve updated the recipe accordingly! Ingredients: For the … Continue reading Raspberry upside-down cake
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
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
Lemon sorbet with frozen raspberries – enjoy the British summertime whilst it lasts with this deliciously easy summer sorbet! Ingredients: 400g caster sugar 700ml water 250ml lemon juice (6-8 lemons) 1 lemon, unwaxed, zested Method: Firstly, freeze a handful of raspberries before making the sorbet! Next, put the water and caster sugar in a pan … Continue reading Summer Sorbet
On Wednesday night I was the lucky recipient of 2 tickets to the Gu Puds and Nicholas James chocolate & diamonds evening. I was promised a masterclass in both these subject, and that is definitely what I got! We arrived at Nicholas James, a beautiful contemporary jewellery store on Hatton Gardens. Here we were greeted by a sweet array … Continue reading Diamonds… and chocolate are a girl’s best friends!
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!
It’s that time of year again, not just Easter but the Jewish festival of Passover! I know at this time of year I struggle (for 8 days) to bake some really good stuff, as substituting normal flour for potato flour or cake meal doesn’t always work out! Your best bet is to find a flourless … Continue reading Perfect for Passover Meringue Cake!
What a title! I was inspired to make these after sampling some yummy but slightly disappointing cream cheese cakes in Sable D’Or yesterday. I loved the cake texture but it was lacking on the raspberry-ness! So I decided to make my own… I did some research and found out that these were basically a cream-cheese … Continue reading Raspberry cream cheese white choc cakes