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
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
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
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
I use this Brownie Recipe a lot, it's so easy to make. The recipe is by Holly Bell of GBBO a few years ago, and its a huge hit. I have made them so many times. Adults and kids love them - the Brownies were moist and tasty. Another plus is that no mixer is… Continue reading Chocolate Brownies
This is my go to sponge when there will be a get together and I want a quick crowd pleaser. It's an all-in-one recipe, so it's very straight forward. I made this on Friday, it fed 5 adults and 8 kids with plenty left over for sneaky seconds. This recipe is from Mary Berry's 'Baking… Continue reading Vanilla Traybake