Category: Cakes

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

Christmas Wreath Layer Cake

Christmas Wreath Layer Cake

I’ve never been a fan of the traditional rich Christmas fruit cake, but it just doesn’t feel like Christmas without a cake! So every year I whip up a big ol’ layer cake for the family to enjoy that’s a bit more modern in style. Read More

Salted Chocolate Rye Cake

Salted Chocolate Rye Cake

This salted chocolate rye cake is the densest, fudgiest and most indulgent cake I’ve ever made in all the best ways! It does mean you can’t eat too many slices, but means its perfect for a celebration or an excuse to get your friends over. Read More

Chocolate Honeycomb Genoise

Chocolate Honeycomb Genoise

I’m a big fan of Birthdays, especially other people’s as its the perfect excuse to make a giant delicious cake! It was my Mum’s birthday last weekend, and I was really keen to create something that included her childhood love of honeycomb. So, ta dahh! Read More

Brushstroke Layer Cake

Brushstroke Layer Cake

The brushstroke layer cake trend has been everywhere the past few months. With incredible creations on multi-tiered cakes and gorgeous colours, there was no way I couldn’t try my hand at it. Russian bakery Kalabasa pioneered the trend with their ‘painted chocolate feathers’ and its Read More

Caramel Macchiato Cake

Caramel Macchiato Cake

Tea and toast. Cheese and crackers. Coffee and cake. Some pairings are just meant to be. But caramel makes everything better right? If I’m not keeping it simple with an americano, my Starbucks order is always a caramel macchiato. The strong coffee mixed with vanilla Read More

Pistachio & Raspberry Financiers

Pistachio & Raspberry Financiers

I’m backkkkkk! Sorry for the month hiatus, it wasn’t intentional! Who knew January was so busy!? I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year though! I’m back with a french classic and one of my favourite treats ever! A pistachio & raspberry Read More

Raspberry and Almond Layer Cake

Raspberry and Almond Layer Cake

Cake, Cake, Cake, Cake. Is there anything better? I mean even Rihanna released a song about it….! But Birthday Cake probably tips the scale! I made this raspberry and almond layer cake for my mum’s birthday last weekend. Fresh raspberries gave the tang, ground almonds Read More

Buttercream Flower Wreath Layer Cake

Buttercream Flower Wreath Layer Cake

I have a confession. I am obsessed with watching Instagram videos of cakes. Specifically cakes being lavishly smothered in buttercream, covered in intricately piped buttercream flowers or ganache dripped round the edges. Its taking over my life. Craig is so sick of watching them over Read More

Welsh Cakes

Welsh Cakes

A delightful teatime treat! These welsh cakes are the perfect store cupboard bake. Only made better when eaten fresh off the stove! Ah the humble welsh cake. A teatime treat, that has been popular in Wales since the late 19th Century (or so Wikipedia tells Read More

Chocolate Layer Cake with Vanilla Frosting and Salted Caramel Drizzle

Chocolate Layer Cake with Vanilla Frosting and Salted Caramel Drizzle

Chocolate? Check. Tons of frosting? Check! Salted Caramel? CHECK. Anyone else already hungry? I know I am, and I’ve eaten at least two slices of this beauty already! Sometimes you just need cake, and with a cocktail party on the cards for the Bank Holiday Read More