Five Of My Favourite Floral Cakes

I am a big fan of using fresh flowers to decorate cakes and it’s a very cheap way of making a cake look good. Fresh flowers can instantly make a cake look beautiful and they look far better than artificial man-made decorations (but please always check they’re edible before throwing them onto your cake). One…

Iced Vanilla Doughnuts

A friend of mine and one of my old housemates recently got married in Stoke Newington (congratulations again Hollie and Jash!) and asked guests to bring along a bake for her cake table. The couple in question are extremely¬†creative and had made several beautiful decorative pieces for the day – including Jasiek decorating all the…

Banana Malteser Cake

Banana cake is a classic recipe and a good fall back if you need to make something quickly with minimal ingredients. But this version throws in an extra layer of indulgence with a bag of maltesers mixed in before you bake. This idea was given to me by my friend Nicola and the final result…

Sweet Potato And Cinnamon Loaf Cake

Autumn is my favourite season of the year and one of the main reasons is the baked goods on offer. Pumpkin is the obvious one but there’s also an abundance of other flavours, from classics like baked apples to those which are slightly less common, such as sweet potato. The flavour is similar to pumpkin…

15 Of The Best Pumpkin Cake Recipes

There are few things in life I get more excited about than the crisp feel of walking over crunchy autumn leaves, the nights drawing in and my flat smelling of the warm aroma of baking pumpkin. Nothing marks the changing in season more and the run up to Christmas as baking with pumpkin and cinnamon…

Cake Canapes

After getting engaged in Amsterdam, we had a mini engagement party at our local pub and I decided to bake something small and pretty for the event. At a drinks party, you don’t want a huge slice of cake to tuck into for several reasons, it’s hard to eat with a glass in your other…

Baked Cinnamon Doughnuts

I’ve always thought doughnuts were the kind of thing which are always easier to buy rather than faffing about with a pan of hot oil and hours of waiting for the dough to rise. that was until a friend of mine started making baked doughnuts. My good friend Sarah, who is quite the expert in…