Raspberry Shortbread Hearts

This week we made these raspberry shortbread hearts for Valentines Day. The vanilla bean paste and freeze-dried raspberry pieces make the house smell love as they bake. I love to bake with my children as they have such fun weighing out the ingredients, mixing, pouring things into the bowl and breaking eggs. They don’t like […]

Pistachio Dacquoise with Raspberry and Pomegranate

Last week on British Bakeoff was Patisserie week and also the semi-finals, so I was rather worried about what to make this week for #GreatBloggersBakeOff and GBBO Bake-along! I am not that keen on Baklava, have a ridiculous grill which ruled out the Schichttorte, and so that left only Entremets. Until last week when I […]

Raspberry scones with chocolate drizzle

These raspberry scones are pink inside and drizzled with chocolate. What more could you want?! Ok I could think of a few things but these will do for now… Raspberries are crushed and then swirled into the scone mixture, turning it a delicate pink. The subtle raspberry flavour brings hints of summer to your palate! […]

Slow Cooker Raspberry and Blueberry Cake

The lovely spring weather has made me yearn for tasty sweet berries and raspberry cake sounded perfect. I found a recipe here at Life in Mud Spattered Boots, and adapted it to include blueberries, and to the slow cooker. Read on for my recipe for slow cooker raspberry and blueberry cake, cooked like a steamed pudding. Delicious […]