New Year Honey Cupcakes

The Jewish festival of Rosh Hashanah marks the New Year and is celebrated with many symbolic foods including honey to to signify the welcoming of a sweet New Year for all. These cupcakes were made in honour of this special time of the year yet are easy to make and will be a wonderful additionContinue reading “New Year Honey Cupcakes”

Double Chocolate Strawberry Dip Cupcakes

These majestic Double Chocolate Strawberry Dipped Cupcakes were made as a special treat for my niece who adores everything chocolate with a serving of strawberries. I am happy to report she loved them and if you like this combo you will too! As always no degree of difficulty in my recipes but a little attentionContinue reading “Double Chocolate Strawberry Dip Cupcakes”

Passion Fruit Cream Sandwich Cake

My Passion Fruit Sandwich Cake is the perfect Sunday teatime treat or indulgent alternative dessert. Generously filled with passion fruit curd and mascarpone whipped cream and topped with more of the same I call it my Porn Star Martini Cake when served with a glass of fizz! Using the simplest all in one method andContinue reading “Passion Fruit Cream Sandwich Cake”

Easy Chocolate Fudge Cake

Everyone loves a Chocolate Fudge Cake and there are countless recipes claiming to be the best. I’m not going to do that here but I can say this is one of the easiest. I’m a great believer in taking the simplest route to delicious and very often we don’t have hours to create the ultimateContinue reading “Easy Chocolate Fudge Cake”

My Boozy Coffee Sandwich Cake

My Boozy Coffee Sandwich Cake has a good shot of whisky and another generous shot of Baileys Irish Liqueur to take it up the next level. I used an Irish whiskey in the cake and Chocolate Baileys in the buttercream for this treat but whatever brand or type you use will be good. Glayva isContinue reading “My Boozy Coffee Sandwich Cake”

Pineapple & Cherry Upside Down Traybake

As I understand it the history of this upside down cake belongs in America and first emerged in the 1920’s baked in a skillet with a caramelised fruit bottom. Various recipes were subsequently published and to be honest not much has changed apart from the fact that now we tend to bake this delicious cakeContinue reading “Pineapple & Cherry Upside Down Traybake”

Chocolate Tahini Burnt Basque Cheesecake

Finding myself with a large store of chocolate tahini I thought I would add it to my Burnt Basque Cheesecake for the Jewish festival of Shavuot and the result was delicious with a hint of two of my favourite flavours! This wonderful cheesecake recipe is one of the simplest I have made and the onlyContinue reading “Chocolate Tahini Burnt Basque Cheesecake”

Mini Raspberry & Lemon Victoria Sponge

This delightful sponge sandwich cake was born out of the need for downsizing during my testing and binging on cake for the Platinum Jubilee. As it turns out it is great for two or even four and given I can never resist cake, even though I say it’s in the name of checking a recipe,Continue reading “Mini Raspberry & Lemon Victoria Sponge”

Cherry Bakewell Sandwich

Cherry Bakewell Sandwich Cake is so traditional it was a must for me to make one for the Platinum Jubilee. I think this flavour is quintessentially British through and through and much lighter than the original tarts it is based on. I hope you all enjoy this homage to Her Majesty long after the celebrationsContinue reading “Cherry Bakewell Sandwich”

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