Carrot Cake is right up there in my top 5 all-time favourite bakes along with Coffee, Lemon Drizzle, Victoria Sponge and Chocolate Fudge! I'm a real lover of simple bakes and while this recipe has lots of lovely ingredients, it really is so easy to make. It would most definitely suit as a cake for… Continue reading Celebration Carrot Cake
"One man's Junk is another man's treasure" While our previous 1990's bungalow might not have had many old pieces (apart from that second hand table and chairs and a cast off 2 seater sofa that we inherited from our family when we first moved in and which were definitely not antiques 😦 ), it has… Continue reading Vintage Treasures – Going to an Antiques Auction!
If you follow my blog or Instagram page, you will probably know I have a bit of a weakness for any bakes containing either Chocolate or Orange. So, naturally, when I came across this recipe in Country Life Magazine a while back, I just had to make it!! Like many upside-down cakes, it has a… Continue reading Chocolate & Orange Upside-down Tea Cake
There is nothing I enjoy more than turning on my oven and getting a cake in to bake.... but, some days, I just want something quick and easy that doesn't involve any complicated lining of tins (which I hate!!), creaming of sugar and butter or beating eggs!! This recipe for Chocolate Biscuit cake is so… Continue reading Chocolate Biscuit Cake
You know how you sometimes order a dish in a restaurant while on holiday, that you enjoy so much, you just have to try to make it yourself when you get home? Well, that happened to me while on a trip to Ludlow last November (see here). I had the most amazing breakfast one morning… Continue reading American Style Pancakes with Amerena Cherries