Cakes

Strawberries and Cream Mug Cake

Strawberries and Cream Mug Cake

Think you need eggs and butter for a mug cake? Well think again! My strawberries and cream mug cake doesn’t require either. Picture this, it is the height of summer, you have a fridge packed with strawberries and cream (well Wimbledon is on as well […]

Rich Coffee Cupcakes – a Coriander Queen recipe

Rich Coffee Cupcakes – a Coriander Queen recipe

I am lucky enough to have a large circle of food blogging friends who chat online regularly and are always helping and supporting each other with tips and their experience from over the years. Recently I heard that a member of our community had passed […]

Malteser Chocolate Loaf Cake

Malteser Chocolate Loaf Cake

If you have a school or office bake sale to bake for, what better than a Malteser Chocolate Loaf Cake? It’s a rich chocolate cake with Maltesers inside the cake adding a bit of crunch and covering the top too. Strawberry pieces add a flash […]

Easy Unicorn Cake

Easy Unicorn Cake

Birthday party season is here again for me (my children have birthdays one after the other in February and March!) and this year I made the rookie mistake of showing my younger daughter a unicorn cake I had seen on Pinterest. Having a unicorn cake […]

Vanilla Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream, perfect for your Valentine

Vanilla Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream, perfect for your Valentine

While I bake quite often, I hardly ever make cupcakes. My children love them as a treat though of course, so I thought I’d make some vanilla cupcakes with raspberry buttercream, which would also be great for Valentine’s Day. The buttercream is made from fresh […]

Slow Cooker Blueberry Banana Bread

Slow Cooker Blueberry Banana Bread

For some reason I couldn’t bring myself to bake for Tudor Week of Great British Bake Off last week. I’m not sure if it was the Tudor recipes, as I wasn’t up for making pies, jumble knots or marzipan, or if I’ve just got tired […]

Autumnal Caramel Apple Roulade

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 […]

My 2015 Great British Bake Off Bakes in Review

My 2015 Great British Bake Off Bakes in Review

I can’t wait for Great British Bake Off to come back on in a couple of weeks! How about you? Last year I baked along with the show every week, and joined in with the Great Bloggers Bake Off with Mummy Mishaps. I’m not sure […]

Slow Cooker Victoria Sponge

Slow Cooker Victoria Sponge

If you’re talking about cake, the classic British cake recipe has to be a Victoria sponge of course. Sandwiched with jam and dusted with icing sugar, this simple yet delicious cake is everyone’s favourite. Why not make a slow cooker Victoria sponge and there’s no need to […]

Blackberry Mini Bundts

Blackberry Mini Bundts

I love it when the sun shines, it brightens up the working day and makes getting up in the morning so much easier. We eat more fruit in the summer especially when the British strawberries, blackberries and raspberries are in season. In fact I like […]

Slow Cooker Creme Egg Chocolate Cake

Slow Cooker Creme Egg Chocolate Cake

Creme Eggs nestling in pillowy smooth glossy buttermilk cake mixture. I could have eaten it all without even bothering to cook it, but I resisted. This time of year seems to be when chocolate bakes are the most popular on the blog so I decided […]

Slow Cooker Nutella Giant Scone

Slow Cooker Nutella Giant Scone

Slow Cooker Nutella Giant Scone! Chocolatey scone with Nutella spread both in the mixture and drizzled over the top. Baked in the slow cooker by me but no doubt works in the oven too. Fancy a bit?