Baking, Family Food

Chocolate & Orange Upside-down Tea Cake

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

Baking, Family Food

Chocolate Biscuit 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

Baking, Family Food

Lemon & Lime Drizzle Cake

I'm very partial to Lemon Drizzle Cake and have posted one of my favourites on here previously.  However, I had this longing for something which included both Lemon & Lime and from that thought came up with this recipe!  Not satisfied with just having the two citrus fruits in the cake itself, I had to… Continue reading Lemon & Lime Drizzle Cake

Baking, Family Food

Sun-Dried Tomato & Pesto Soda Bread

I was asked recently by my Insta friend, @winni_1978 if I had ever made this bread.  While I have been making soda bread for years (see my recipe here) at that point in time, I hadn't made it using these ingredients.  Always liking to challenge myself, I set to finding a recipe for it and… Continue reading Sun-Dried Tomato & Pesto Soda Bread