Baking, Family Food

Teatime Treats – Mini Raspberry Bakewells

There is nothing nicer to enjoy with a cup of tea of an evening (or any time of the day really!!) than a homemade Raspberry Bakewell.  For those of you who like to stick to tradition, you could of course replace the raspberry jam/topping with cherry jam and glace cherries. Apologies for the mix in… Continue reading Teatime Treats – Mini Raspberry Bakewells

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.Β  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, 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.Β  Well this is one of those cakes! Sinead and I treated ourselves to Afternoon Tea when we were… Continue reading Courgette & Lime Cake