A Zebra cake is very similar to a marble cake, except the two cake batters are poured into the tin differently.Continue reading “Zebra Cake”
Stollens should not just be made and enjoyed at Christmas time, especially when I found marzipan and dried cranberries in the cupboard that needed liberating. Any dried fruit and nuts can be used I just happened to have dried cranberries and added grated Orange zest for added flavour.Continue reading “Cranberry Stollen”
I had some candy canes leftover and mint goes perfectly with chocolate so I have combined them with my usual brownie recipe. They add a lovely delicate minty flavour and beautiful decoration.Continue reading “Candy Cane Brownies”
The contrast between the chocolate cookie and the white sugar coating is simply stunning, Crinkle cookies look a lot harder to make then they look. These cookies are so very simple to make you can whip up a batch in no time at all.
This recipe will make about 14 cookies (depending on how big you like them).Continue reading “Crinkle Cookies”
My quest for new recipes for the pumpkin season continues. These pumpkin brownies are incredible, soft moist chocolaty delights.Continue reading “Pumpkin Brownies”
Beautiful light apple cupcake with a hidden caramel centre topped with caramel buttercream icing – delicious!
I have used my apple crumble cake recipe for these cupcakes, it does make rather a lot, so if you don’t need 20 cupcakes you can very easily halve the recipe.Continue reading “Toffee Apple Cupcakes”
I know an Upside Down cake is usually a pineapple thing, but…Blackberries are abundant at the moment and it would be such a shame to see them go to waste.
This cake is so attractive with the blackberry top in stark contrast with the pale sponge.Continue reading “Blackberry Upside-Down Cake”
Plums are in abundance at the moment and they make amazing jam. Personally I’m not keen on the skin in my jam so I make a jelly rather than jam.
Jam making is all about proportions, this is the quantities I used today.Continue reading “Spiced Plum Jam”
With plums ready for picking it would be rude not to make a plum cake. Using ground almonds inthe cake helps to absorb some of the juices from the plums and I have also added ground ginger which gives the cake a little added warmth and flavour.Continue reading “Almond and Plum Cake”
The main difference between a muffin and a cup cake is the sweetness and icing.
Muffins tend to be less sweet and don’t usually have icing or frosting.
This cherry muffin recipe will make between 9-10 muffins depending on the size of your cases and how full you fill them.Continue reading “Cherry Muffins”