Autumnal Caramel Apple Roulade

My latest recipe is once again inspired by the latest episode of the Great British Bake Off. Last week was Dessert Week and the bakers on the show had to make roulades, a marjolaine, which is a nutty, layered meringue based dessert, and mini mousse cakes. This got me thinking which of those I could […]

Slow Cooker Spiced Pumpkin Cake

So despite the very sunny days we’ve had recently there has been a subtle shift and the leaves are crisp underfoot, the mornings are darker and colder, and the colours of autumn are all around. Pumpkin spice lattes are back in the coffee shops too. Having had one this weekend, the tin of pumpkin purée […]

Chocolate, Almond and Blueberry Cake

Chocolate, Almond and Blueberry Cake

Blueberries go down very well in my house at all times, my children love them. In this case they were even more popular with me, because they were in a chocolate, almond and blueberry cake. Perfect for the summer to enjoy summer berries in a different way.   I do enjoy using coconut oil in […]

Slow Cooker Blueberry Madeira Cake

This slow cooker blueberry madeira cake came about because I bought a jar of delicious Bonne Maman wild blueberry jam the other day, which I knew my daughters would enjoy on toast. They are huge fans of blueberries as I am sure many children are. We decided to use some of the jam to bake […]

Slow cooker zebra cake

Slow Cooker Zebra-Striped Vanilla and Chocolate Cake

As it is World Baking Day I baked a cake this evening after a busy day out. My favourite flavours are currently vanilla and chocolate, so I decided to try baking a chocolate and vanilla zebra-striped cake in the slow cooker. You’ve probably seen zebra cakes before, they are everywhere, with videos showing how to […]

Slow Cooker Cherry Cake

Today I was glad to just be at home and baking. We’ve been quite busy at weekends recently so it was nice to be home with nowhere to go for a change. While I prepared a filo pie for lunch (recipe coming soon!), I also managed to throw the ingredients for a quick cherry cake […]

Slow Cooker Chocolate Overload Cookie Cake

Slow Cooker Chocolate Overload Cookie Cake

Perfect for Easter – Slow Cooker Chocolate Overload Cookie Cake! Have you tried a cookie cake before? A huge, thick cookie baked in one pan, they are very naughty indeed, a delicious treat. In America they are sometimes called skillet cookies. A bit like the huge cookies you can get from Millie’s too. I’ve made this one […]