Browsing Category : Cakes

18 cake

You will love this cake! Chocolate? Plain? Iced?


All grown up! This week is all about reminiscing. Thinking about all the good times that have been had over the last eighteen years! Yes, finally my little boy is going to be an official adult! So we need cake! Of course we need cake! Over the years we have had photo cakes, themed cakes, sporty cakes, chequered cakes, and…

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apple pie

You will absolutely love this Pie!


Pie! Last week I hosted my annual Macmillan coffee morning. Firstly, thank you if you attended, or if you donated, or both! As usual I thought we needed more food, so of course, I had a few spare ideas ready just in case. So I had made a pastry case. It was pre baked and ready. It needed filling. Of…

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coffee and cake

Cake, cake and more cake! Support a Macmillan Coffee Morning.


Macmillan Coffee Morning If you are in the UK, you are probably aware that the end of September is always when Macmillan Cancer Support host their coffee morning weekend. If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you will know that it has become an annual event for us. You can check out our 2020 Macmillan coffee morning here,…

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red velvet cupcakes

Bake off is back: Love this red velvet cake


Cake. There is always time for cake. Cake for birthdays. Coffee morning cakes. Cake for parties. Afternoon tea cakes. Cake for bake off! So, the Great British Bake Off is back for another series so today I’m sharing a current recipe with you! Red Velvet cake is ‘velvet’ due to the texture of the crumb being softer than a traditional…

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flapjack

Quick & Easy filling snack idea everyone will love.


Jammy Flapjacks. This delicious recipe was created as I just wanted something different! Do you ever get that feeling when you have no idea what you want to eat? I just wanted something sweet, easy to make and suitable for everyone, hence, this delicious jammy flapjack was created. This recipe can be dairy free, gluten free and vegan so it’s…

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lemon cake

Luscious lemon cake with a healthy hidden vegetable twist


Hidden veg! When you think of hidden vegetables in cake, you might automatically think of carrot cake. Well, that carrot is not so hidden but it does make for a really delicious cake! If you look back at historic cake recipes, you will find there are numerous many recipes which use vegetables. I used to use a delicious chocolate mud…

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victoria sponge

Victoria sponge cake recipe you’ll love for your Jubilee party


Strawberries, Cream & Cake. Locally grown strawberries have begun to appear in the shops here and what is more perfect them piling them on a cake! Whilst the taste of shop bought strawberries is less superior than ones grown at home, they do still smell and taste of Summer. Strawberries and cream seem to go together so well but do…

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hot cross buns

Three different ways to get your delicious hot cross bun flavour


Hot Cross Buns. The aroma of a traditional hot cross bun is something which is easy to recognise and instantly makes you think of Easter. When I was growing up, I remember my best friends Mum making Hot Cross Buns and we would wait patiently for the fruity spiced buns to be ready. Of course, I always wondered why she…

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