Category: Cakes

Mint Chocolate Cake (With Vertical Layers!)

Mint Chocolate Cake (With Vertical Layers!)

A light chocolate sponge with creamy mint buttercream – this mint chocolate cake is delicious and sure to impress with its vertical layers inside! Mint chocolate chip was ALWAYS my favourite flavour ice cream as a kid. I’m not sure what it is about the Read More

Snickerdoodle Traybake

Snickerdoodle Traybake

Snickerdoodle…?! What is this I hear you cry. No it’s nothing to do with a snickers bar or a breed of dog. It’s actually a cinnamon cake. The origin of the word is a little uncertain, but I first heard it when I was at Read More

Coffee Cardamom Teacakes

Coffee Cardamom Teacakes

Sometimes all I crave is a little simple cake to have alongside a freshly brewed cup of tea. Nothing too fancy, no piles of buttercream, just moist delicious cake. These coffee cardamom teacakes are the perrrfect choice. Though I know cardamom isn’t everyones cup of Read More

Chocolate Tahini Cake

Chocolate Tahini Cake

Tahini is one of those ingredients, that if I see it listed on a menu or included in a bake I instantly want to choose it. Its SO delicious and so versatile – you can add it to brownies, buns, cakes etc but also dips, Read More

Chocolate Apricot Mousse Cake

Chocolate Apricot Mousse Cake

Alot of bakes I create are recreations of delicious things I’ve eaten on holiday that I can’t get out of my head. They never taste exactly the same, but they’re close enough to still be delicious and satisfy my craving for the original bake. This Read More

Courgette Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Icing

Courgette Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Icing

I made a traybake version of my carrot cake this week, and whilst I was making it I had the idea that I could easily turn this into a courgette cake. I’d always been interested in trying courgette in a cake, so here we are! Read More

Sourdough Madelines

Sourdough Madelines

If there was a foodie mascot for the current lockdown period, banana bread and sourdough would be vying for 1st position. The banana bread obsession I can’t really understand but lockdown is the PERFECT time to start baking sourdough. Its something I’ve wanted to do Read More

Raspberry & Almond Friands

Raspberry & Almond Friands

These raspberry & almond friands are super quick, deliciously light and only use a tiny amount of flour! Which in the quarantine world we live in, is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. I’ve made these for years, and they’re usually devoured Read More

Banana, Hazelnut and Brown Butter Cake

Banana, Hazelnut and Brown Butter Cake

Making my sisters birthday cake gets harder and harder as I try to top it year on year. I’m not sure I necessarily topped my Buttercream Wreath Flower Cake or my Brushstroke Layer Cake this year, but it was definitely tasty and the birthday girl Read More

Afternoon Tea Scones

Afternoon Tea Scones

One week later and I’m still feeling super patriotic from the Royal wedding. I love a wedding anyway, but when it has pomp and ceremony and men in uniform I’m even more in love! So what better bake to commemorate the United Kingdom than a Read More

Strawberry and Basil Cakes

Strawberry and Basil Cakes

Strawberry and basil is a classic combination, though maybe not in cake form I’ll concede. The idea to combine them in cake just sprung into my head one day, and when I thought about the flavour combination and how lovely the colours would look together Read More

Blueberry Bundt Cake

Blueberry Bundt Cake

This cake has a hole in it! (Bonus points if you get that reference!) This is my first foray into the world of bundt cakes and it definitely won’t be the last. Decadent layer cakes with silky buttercream are probably my favourite bake to create, Read More