Cake

Chocolate Birthday Cake

Chocolate Birthday Cake

If you are looking for a chocolate birthday cake you can make at home, which looks great and will be ideal for any kind of birthday, this cake is perfect for you.

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Banana Bread

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Banana Bread

Seeing as there are so many pumpkins around right now, I decided to incorporate pumpkin in my latest bake, which is a delicious slow cooker pumpkin banana bread!

Slow Cooker Red Velvet Cake

Slow Cooker Red Velvet Cake

So my latest slow cooker cake was a slow cooker red velvet cake! Red velvet cake of course is a rich chocolate cake with a vibrant red colour, often with buttercream or cream cheese icing. My version has an easy vanilla buttercream icing which takes minutes […]

Slow Cooker Blackberry and Apple Cake

Slow Cooker Blackberry and Apple Cake

Mellow autumn has arrived with all the delicious apples and blackberries that have now finished ripening and so now clamour to be used in the kitchen. What better than to bake a blackberry and apple cake to make the most of them, and to make […]

Slow Cooker Berry Upside Down Cake 

Slow Cooker Berry Upside Down Cake 

Isn’t it great when the summer fruits are back in the shops, and the weather warms up. While I love summer fruit just as it is, with Greek yoghurt and in overnight oats too, it is also wonderful in cake form, particularly in a slow […]

Mini Egg Bundt Cake Recipe

Mini Egg Bundt Cake Recipe

With my children’s birthdays in February and March I get the chance to make big birthday cakes, and this year for my oldest daughter I made this Mini Egg Bundt Cake. It is decorated very simply with mini eggs on top plus purple and yellow […]

Slow Cooker Baileys Chocolate Cake

Slow Cooker Baileys Chocolate Cake

Its Boxing Day, there is food all around me, and a lot of booze. So my thoughts seem to turn to making a rich and velvety chocolate cake spiked with Baileys, with Baileys buttercream! It is the holidays after all I tell myself! My slow […]

Cranberry and Orange Loaf Cake with Mulled Orange Icing

Cranberry and Orange Loaf Cake with Mulled Orange Icing

Cranberry and orange really is a classic flavour combination, the sweetness of the orange works so well with tart cranberries. I spotted a bag of dried cranberries in my store cupboard and they gave me the idea to make a cranberry and orange loaf cake, […]

Slow Cooker Sticky Ginger Cake

Slow Cooker Sticky Ginger Cake

Get ready for chilly nights, Halloween and Bonfire Night and even the Christmas season (is it too early to mention it still?), with my slow cooker sticky ginger cake. Fiery crystallised ginger and ground ginger pack a warming punch which will ward off the chill. […]

Slow Cooker Marmalade Cake

Slow Cooker Marmalade Cake

Ahh autumn, crisp leaves in red, brown and gold on their way, cardies at the ready, and a few small signs that summer is slowly fading. It also suddenly seems a lot more acceptable to enjoy a slice of cake of an afternoon (or morning […]

Blackberry Oaty Traybake – Ideal for Late Summer

Blackberry Oaty Traybake – Ideal for Late Summer

Late summer with its bountiful harvest of rich blackberries, plums, and all kinds of soft fruits – in a way this time of year makes me sad, sad that summer is nearly over, with that bittersweet yearning you get for missing out on something, the […]

Courgette and Poppy Seed Loaf Cake from Veggie Desserts + Cakes

Courgette and Poppy Seed Loaf Cake from Veggie Desserts + Cakes

Summer is the time we might have gluts of vegetables from the garden or allotment (or even just in the fridge) to use up and we start to get really creative in how to incorporate them into our food. Baking with courgettes might be unusual […]