Cherry and Vanilla Charlotte Russe

I would not normally attempt such a complicated recipe but since they made Charlotte russe on GBBO last week I decided to give it a try. Having seen the way it was assembled, and that clear defined layers of bavarois and jelly were the aim, it looked like a fun recipe to make.   I […]

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 […]

Nielsen-Massey Baked Vanilla Cheesecake

When Baking Mad got in touch and asked if I would like to try out one of their vanilla-based recipes using Nielsen-Massey vanilla extract, I was very keen to do so. The scent of vanilla has to be one of my favourites in baking, and I had seen Nielsen-Massey’s stands at the Cake and Bake […]

Rhubarb Vanilla Buttermilk Cake

I love it when rhubarb season arrives, it really shows that spring is finally here. As a child we grew rhubarb on our allotment, and stewed rhubarb and rhubarb crumble have always been among my favourites.  What is your favourite rhubarb dish? Rhubarb also goes really well in cake of course. Here I’ve made a […]