This cake is the epitome of summer. Light, refreshing, I could eat an ENTIRE loaf in one sitting. Just don’t dare me to do it… because I will…no self control clearly! Anyway, this cake is perfect to take along to a summer picnic, as indeed I did! Ingredients: 100g butter, or dairy free … Continue reading Lemon Elderflower Cake
The dairy/lactose free theme continues with this recipe for No-butter Shortbread! Shortbread is one of my favourite things, buttery, flaky and so delicious! I wanted a treat that I could serve to guests over tea, that I could also enjoy myself… which is where this Olive Oil Shortbread recipe comes in. I have to say, … Continue reading No-butter Shortbread
Spring has sprung! Well… spring is sorta, almost here… in short sporadic bursts of sunshine! And to celebrate spring, you NEED this lemon-y slice of heaven! Believe it or not, this cake gets better the LONGER you leave it, so dont worry and make this a day or two before you need it! It’s also … Continue reading Lemon Olive Oil Cake
It’s SUNSHINE SUMMER here in London! And wow, it is gorgeous! What better cake to enjoy the sunshine with that a light lemon loaf cake? If you can brave a spell of baking, this is the perfect cake for a light summer dessert, and everyone who tries it just loves it! Ingredients: 190g unsalted softened butter 190g plain … Continue reading Lemon & Poppyseed Loaf
12 hours of baking, 3 hours of eating and one very long day! Yesterday saw my first ever charity bake sale, and boy was it a good one! I made Blueberry Bundt cake, chocolate, vanilla and guinness cupcakes, chocolate chip shortbread, red velvet giant cupcake, lemon poppyseed loaf cake, dairy and gluten free … Continue reading The Great Bake Day
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
I’m slightly obsessed with Martha Stewart’s cupcake book, so i’m slowly working my way through it! I fully intended these to be “healthy” cupcakes, however on first tasting by my flatmate/chief cupcake taster/best friend, she declared that they could do with some buttercream, so that’s what I did! I also made these gluten free, however … Continue reading Lemon Yogurt Cupcakes with filling!
What could sweeten the arrival of a newborn baby more than a fresh batch of celebration cupcakes?! I baked a dozen matching lemon and chocolate blue/brown themed cupcakes for a very special order! A lot of love and care was put into these, especially for the new parents! Batch 1: 6 vanilla cupcakes with baby-boy-blue … Continue reading Newborn Baby Cupcakes
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!