May 19, 2017
recipe for banana cake

Banana And Walnut Loaf Cake

Banana cake is one of my favourite things to bake, it’s a great way to use up old bananas and it leaves the flat with a […]
April 28, 2017

Lemon, Apple And Raspberry Cake

Spring has well and truly sprung and as the blossom begins to fade and the warm weather gets set to return, I’ve spent some time thinking about […]
April 13, 2017
lemon sponge birthday cake

Lemon Sponge Birthday Cake

Lemon is a classic flavour for a cake and works well for a crowd as everyone loves it. Recently I baked a cake for my friend […]
April 4, 2017
breakfast bar

Super-Charged Energy Bars

When it comes to breakfast bars, I’m of the belief that whatever you eat should give you enough energy to last until at least the 11am […]
March 27, 2017
mini chocolate cupcakes

Mini Chocolate Guinness Cup Cakes

When some of my lovely friends recently got engaged, as a present I made them some miniature cup cakes to enjoy at their engagement party. To […]
March 27, 2017

‘I never wanted tears on the Bake Off’ says Mary Berry who picks lemon drizzle as her favourite cake, says clean eating is ‘right off her list’ and admits she’s a big fan of high street fashion

Mary Berry says lemon drizzle is her favourite cake, ‘clean eating’ is not on her list, she was right over ‘ragu-gate’ , and the company you’re […]
March 25, 2017
banana and peanut butter cake

Banana And Peanut Butter Cake

As I’ve said several million times before, peanut butter is one of my all time favourite things in life and I could happily eat it straight […]
March 22, 2017
flapjack peanut butter

Peanut Butter And White Chocolate Flapjacks

There’s something rather beautiful about sticky, gooey golden brown flapjacks. At any time of the day they’re the perfect sugar boost and as they’re made from […]
March 20, 2017
lemon and blackberry cake

Lemon And Blackberry Loaf Cake

Lemon drizzle cake is without doubt one of my favourite flavours for cake and I love the almost pudding-like texture when the lemon syrup has absorbed […]
March 19, 2017
vanilla cake recipe

Rhubarb And Vanilla Cakes

It’s rhubarb season which means you have no excuse not to throw the beautifully bright pink fruit into everything you bake. I love the taste of […]
March 18, 2017
How To Save Your Baking Failure

How To Save Your Baking Failure

I’ve had many a cake fail in my time and I like to think the only reason I’m good at baking now is because I’ve made […]
March 15, 2017
banana caramel cake

Banana And Salted Caramel Loaf Cake

I think we can all agree that whatever we bake – or eat – adding some salted caramel to it can only make it better. At […]
March 15, 2017
recipe for lemon drizzle cake

Surprise Lemon Drizzle Birthday Cake

March is always a busy time for me as five of my closest friends all have their birthdays within a few days of each other so […]
March 11, 2017

10 New Hot Cross Bun Flavours To Try

Hot cross buns are a staple food item for this time of year, toasted and slathered with butter, but if you want something a little more […]
March 10, 2017
birthday cake recipes

Five Tips For Cake Baking Success

Over the years I’ve made several thousand different sponge cakes and they’ve not all turned out looking beautiful. In fact several have been total disasters which […]
March 7, 2017
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Eight Of The Best Rhubarb Cakes

It’s rhubarb season and that means it’s time to incorporate the colourful, tangy fruit into your bakes. I first fell in love with the flavour when […]
February 28, 2017
chocolate chip cookie recipe

Incredibly Easy Chocolate Cookies

I’m not sure about you but I like to have a few ‘go to’ recipes I can whip up in less than an hour and enjoy […]
February 27, 2017

My First Sunshine Blogger Nomination

This week the lovely Sílvia of The Happiest Pixel nominated me for a Sunshine Blogger Award. Silvia lives on the island of Menorca (I’m extremely jealous) and her […]
February 27, 2017

Zingy Lemon Drizzle Cake

The varieties on a traditional lemon cake are endless and here I’ve gone for a round lemon cake drenched in lemony syrup and coated with flaked […]
February 27, 2017
chocolate hazelnut coffee cake

Chocolate, Hazelnut And Coffee Cake

In general I usually shy away from chocolate cakes, opting for a lemon or Victoria sponge instead, so I’ve tried to develop a chocolate cake recipe […]
February 23, 2017

Lemon Curd And Vanilla Jammy Dodgers

Jammy dodgers are a thing of retro beauty and there’s something truly special about their crumbly shortbread layers and sticky jammy insides. Here I’ve shaken up […]
February 21, 2017
smarties cake

Surprise Smarties Chocolate Cake

A few months ago I started volunteering for the brilliant charity Free Cakes For Kids and the latest bake I made was a smarties chocolate cake. […]
February 13, 2017
white chocolate peanut butter

White Chocolate And Peanut Butter Cookies

As there’s now only 20-something weeks until my wedding day, instead of baking for Rob and I, I’ve upped my baking for the office. This means […]
February 10, 2017
orange and lemon cake recipe

Orange And Lemon Bundt Cake

Lemon cake is a safe bet for pretty much any occasion and will satisfy even the fussiest of eaters. However, in this version I’ve changed the […]
February 5, 2017
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The Eight Best Lemon Cake Recipes

Zesty, fragrant and delicious alongside a fresh cup of tea – lemon cake is hands down one of the best flavoured cakes on the planet. It’s […]
January 27, 2017
flapjack recipe

Date Flapjacks

Probably the best thing you can do with porridge oats is turn them into gooey, sweet, buttery flapjacks. While the originals are easy enough to make […]
January 27, 2017
27 Days Of Dry January (Almost There)

27 Days Of Dry January (Almost There)

It’s been 27 days with no alcohol and I am not only incredibly smug about this fact, I also feel like a different person compared to […]
January 26, 2017
football cake ideas

Football Birthday Cake

I recently started working with a brilliant local charity called Free Cakes for Kids Hackney. It matches up willing volunteer bakers (like myself) with children who […]
January 25, 2017
chocolate flapjack recipe

Chocolate Covered Flapjacks

Buttery, sugary flapjacks are indulgent enough on their own so adding a layer of chocolate isn’t really needed but that’s never stopped me before. The extra […]
January 11, 2017
recipe for chewy oatmeal cookies

Chewy Date And Oat Cookies

Although cake is my one true love when it comes to sweet things, there’s always room for a cookie and they’re a whole lot more versatile […]
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