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
Halloween baking seems to be a thing. It's getting like Christmas. Well, these cake balls are actually a no bake activity to do with the kids. Easy to do and my daughter had great fun. To do these Monster balls, I recommend you buy some candy eye balls. I use wilton brand ones (and I… Continue reading Easy Monster Cake Balls
I’ve made plenty of lemon tray bakes & round cakes but never a loaf cake. As I’m a big lemon fan, it’s been on my ‘to bake’ list for a while. It had to happen. I saw a recipe in a kids cookery book from the library and decided today was the day. I’m a… Continue reading Lemon Drizzle Loaf Cake
I've wanted a 'nice' crowd pleasing Chocolate sandwich cake for a while. I have a delicious heavier chocolate sponge cake but wanted a lighter cake that is quick to bake. Well, I found it. I like to take random cookery books from the library and try one recipe. This week's book was in the kids… Continue reading Chocolate Birthday Cake
I made this Chocolate Guinness Cake last year for St Patrick's Day and I wasn't sure if the kids would eat it. They did. They were also delighted with themselves as they know what Guinness is and felt all grown up! It's a Donal Skeehan recipe and I didn't alter a thing. His is just… Continue reading Chocolate Guinness Cake
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.
I make this a lot, for ourselves and also as to bring to other people's houses. I can't take the credit for the recipe, I found it ages ago and it's a Mary Berry (aka my hero) one. I love it as it's an all-in-one recipe, so super easy to make. I do like other… Continue reading Banana Loaf