In short, my favourite brownies with caramel. These are gooey and decadent. Delicious served with a cuppa or heated with ice-cream. Ingredients: 325 g dark chocolate125 g butter150 g castor sugar90 g soft brown sugar3 large eggs, at room temperature100 g plain flourHalf a tin of caramel (I used carnation brand) Method: Preheat oven to… Continue reading Caramel Swirl Brownies
Gluten Free Brownies
Gluten Free (or GF for the cool kids😉) baking is so popular. I’m often asked if I have any GF recipes and until now, I’ve said no. I’m a traditional baker and tend to bake with old school ingredients, but sure you've got to move with the times eh. I decided to play if kinda… Continue reading Gluten Free Brownies
Carrot Cake Traybake
I've been meaning to try this for ages. I mean years.... The recipe is from a free Odlum's booklet, which I got years ago, called 'The Cake Club'. It was a promotional booklet for hosting a bake sale and I rediscovered it during lockdown de-cluttering. I made two changes to the recipe - but I'll… Continue reading Carrot Cake Traybake
Lemon and Lime Traybake
I'm a big lemon cake fan, as is everyone in our house. I recently tried a variation of the much used 'iced lemon traybake' that involved using lemons and limes. The recipe actually calls for lemon curd, but when I made the cake, I had none - it was still yum. I reckon the curd… Continue reading Lemon and Lime Traybake
The full title is actually 'Chocolate Traybake with Chocolate Fudge Frosting' but that's quite a mouthful! I doubt that it would fit as a title. I've made this many times. The traybake is easy and quick to make. The traybake recipe is from bbc food recipes website. The frosting recipe was for a different cake on… Continue reading Chocolate Traybake
What a childhood throwback. A friend asked me if I had a nice coffee cake recipe and I didn't, but I decided I'd find one for her. In the end I went with a traybake, it goes a long way. It also meant I could give her some and keep some, without it looking like… Continue reading Coffee Traybake
Leibniz Biscuit Traybake
I found itsy bitsy Leibniz Biscuits in a local supermarket and had the urge to see what they would be like in a cake. They are just so teeny and cute. I didn't have a recipe, so halved my vanilla traybake recipe and used this as a base. I put the biscuits in the… Continue reading Leibniz Biscuit Traybake
Lemon Traybake – Variations.
I make Lemon traybake a lot. To say that it is a huge hit is an understatement. My family loves it as does anyone I know, who has baked it. For years I have made 'Ice Lemon traybake' using a mixture of Icing sugar & lemon juice to decorate it. I'll be honest, I was… Continue reading Lemon Traybake – Variations.
This really is a very easy cake to make and gives a lovely lemon hit. The icing is delicious and works so well with the sponge. Recipe by Mary Berry, my baking hero! I love the book that this recipe was in, 'Baking Bible'. Ingredients: 225 g softened butter 225 g castor sugar 275… Continue reading Lemon Traybake
Double Chocolate Pecan Blondies
This recipe for Double Chocolate Pecan Blondies caught my eye and I had to make them. I could not fight it. It's very easy to make and doesn't need a mixer. Yay The recipe is from 'All Things Sweet' by Rachel Allen. I love her baking recipes, and they have never failed me. I made… Continue reading Double Chocolate Pecan Blondies