Peanut Butter And Jam Biscuits

Peanut butter and jam (or jelly if you’re from the US) is a combination that fits together perfectly, a bit like cheese and pineapple. The sticky thickness of the peanut butter is combined with the sweet fruity flavour of the jam in a heavenly union. While they go together on pretty much anything, I decided…

Rose And Orange Victoria Sponge

If I had to pick my favourite cake out of any in existence I would probably, after a long pause, pick a Victoria sponge. It’s a classic that will never go out of fashion and is simple, easy and cheap to make. Best of all, it’s pretty hard to get it wrong so an easy…

Cool Down With 12 Of The Best Ice Cream Recipes

It’s too hot to function right now so the only solution to the rising temperatures is to cool down with a big bowl of ice cream. Making it from scratch is not hard and it’s extremely rewarding tucking into a bowl you’ve made yourself. If you do have an ice cream making it’ll help but…

Salted Caramel Sauce

Sweet, sticky and gloriously gold with notches of salt running through, salted caramel is a wondrous, beautiful thing of joy. As I’ve already mentions, several times before, salted caramel is something I can’t get enough of and would ideally like spread over every meal I eat. It’s great on its own, with ice cream, baked…

Win some FREE cake – July competition

Dear cake lovers, It’s time for the next monthly FREE monthly cake competition on the blog. What you can win: The winner will receive a box of gin and tonic cup cakes (hand delivered by yours truly) to enjoy. I can deliver it within zones 1 and 2 in London only. If you do live further afield,…

8 Ultimate Salted Caramel Recipes

  Salted caramel is a thing of sheer joy and ever since seeing Nigella’s Stylist cover I’ve been falling in love with it. As Nigella is undoubtedly the queen of everything, if she is prepared to be dripped in salted caramel then there’s really no reason why we all shouldn’t be having baths in it….

Gin And Tonic Cupcakes

As everyone I know seems to be turning 30 or getting married this year, I thought I’d blend two of my favourite things together to make a new cake – gin and tonic flavoured. Although there’s gin in the cake batter and the icing, you can only really taste it very slightly in the icing…

12 Of The Best Recipes To Celebrate World Chocolate Day

It’s World Chocolate Day today so what better way to celebrate than whipping up a classic chocolate dish, or just diving head first into a big bowl of the stuff. Here I’ve collated 12 of the best chocolate recipes around from some of my favourite bloggers. If you can do better please let me know…

Blueberry Muffins With A Crunch

When I was at university I spent a year living in San Francisco and was introduced to the wonderful world of muffins, or super-sized, beefed-up, fairy cakes. They’re hearty, full-bodied and enough for a breakfast snack on the go or a mid-morning pick-me-up with a cup of coffee. The flavours on offer are limitless but…