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 when I’m in need of a sweet fix. You know those times when you must have something sweet and delicious but you really can’t be bothered to leave the…

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 beautiful blog features some amazing recipes along with an inspiring collection of wonderful photos. Along with food and photos, she’s also a big cat fan and said when visiting a…

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 almonds. It’s incredibly easy to make and looks beautiful topped with icing sugar and almonds. I also threw in some dried blue corn flowers to add a little extra…

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 that works. I love Nutella more than life so here I’ve added in chopped, roasted hazelnuts to create a similar flavour and the addition of coffee makes the whole…

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 the recipe with a spoonful of zingy lemon curd and a creamy vanilla buttercream filling. The two vanilla biscuits form layers around the creamy vanilla layer and lemon curd combining…

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. It was a for a three-year old boy and I decided to have a relatively simple design but with a hidden smarties ‘surprise’ inside. The charity works all over…

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 I get to fulfil my baking urges but without ending up eating everything I’ve made. Cookies are an easy and quick way to make something delicious and they’re great…

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 flavour slightly and added orange to the mix making the entire cake a little fruitier. The flavours of the orange and lemon together make a fragrant, fresh and zingy…

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 a beautiful classic that will never go out of fashion and is the perfect treat at any time of day. Whether on its own, drizzled with icing or with…