Double Chocolate Loaf Cake

On the whole I don’t tend to make chocolate cakes, mainly because I don’t really like the flavour and generally would always go for a fruity cake instead, but for all my friends who are chocoholics this is a really easy cake to whip up. The mini eggs make it perfect for eater but it…

Lemon And Elderflower Loaf Cake

Lemon drizzle cake is probably my all-time favourite flavour and here I’ve changed it slightly by adding in some elderflower cordial, giving the whole thing a fragrant and fruity flavour. It’s easy to make and the addition of elderflower in the cake mix and the drizzle poured onto the warm cake give it a beautifully…

Hot Cross Bun Loaf Cake

It’s hot cross bun season so to celebrate I’ve made a hot cross bun-themed loaf cake filled with all the delicious fruity flavours of these bread buns but in cake form. The sponge is lightly flavoured with almonds, orange and mixed spice and filled with currents to give it the taste of a hot cross…

Salted Caramel And Carrot Cake

One of my good friends Hugh recently turned 30 and to mark the occasion I baked him a giant carrot cake, topped and filled with salted caramel. The cake is an adaption of a BBC carrot and cinnamon cake which I’ve been making as a loaf cake for quite a while and what makes it…

From a Hackney to an E17 kitchen

This blog started in 2016 while I was living in a one-bed flat in Hackney, sandwiched in-between Clissold and Finsbury Parks. The kitchen was compact (to say the least) but we had three lovely years living there and many happy cake customers during that time. After getting married last year and outgrowing the flat we…