Blood Orange Buttermilk Scones

Blood Orange Buttermilk Scones + Giveaway

Aaah blood orange season, that short time in January/February when blood oranges with their deep red flesh are in the shops. All citrus fruits are in season at this time of year but I particularly love to squeeze blood oranges and enjoy a glass or two of deep red blood orange juice with its gorgeous colour. Apparently […]

Chocolate Six-Strand Braided Challah Loaf on bakingqueen74.co.uk

Chocolate Six-Strand Braided Challah Loaf

If you haven’t noticed, I’m baking along with the themes of the Great British Bake Off each week. Not all the bakes of course, who has time for that? But each week I try to bake something inspired by the previous week’s show. This week was Bread Week, and the bakers had to make a […]

Jaffa Shortbread Slice - shortbread, orange jelly (jello) and chocolate layered together, easy to make and great for a quick treat

Jaffa Shortbread Slice – #GBBO Week 1

Are you happy to see The Great British Bake Off back on the screens? I was pleased to see it back, and once again this year I’m going to be joining in with the Great Bloggers Bake Off when I can. This week on GBBO was Cake Week and the bakers made their Signature drizzle […]

Chocolate Caramel Swirl Cake

I made this Chocolate Caramel Swirl Cake for my friend who is sadly leaving our office this week. I found some caramel Carnation in the cupboard and hoped chocolate and caramel would make a lovely cake to give to her. This looked good enough to eat even before baking, and tasted good too (yes I […]