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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]