Baking, Family Food

Raspberry Bakewell Tart

I would go so far as to say that Bakewell tart is my husband, Feargal's favourite teatime treat! Considering my love of baking and the fact that I am always trying new recipes, whenever I ask him what he would like made, it's still the traditional Bakewell Tart that he asks for time and time… Continue reading Raspberry Bakewell Tart

Baking

Celebration Carrot Cake

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

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, Garden Produce

Courgette & Lime Cake

Sometimes you come across a cake in a shop or Tea Room that you haven't had before but you know that you've just got to make it yourself at home to see if you can reproduce it.  Well this is one of those cakes! Sinead and I treated ourselves to Afternoon Tea when we were… Continue reading Courgette & Lime Cake